COMPARATIVE EXAMINING OF THE CURRICULUM OF SECONDARY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES IN TURKEY FROM APPROACH OF DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

B. Gürer

Marmara University (TURKEY)
Curriculums of educational system in Turkey have been changed from time to time depending on developments in the field of education in the World. Curriculum of secondary religious education classes of is one of the important area that changed in 2004 and put in the practice in education year of 2005-2006. The new curriculum is designed according to constructivist approach. Thus student centrism, multiple intelligence theory and individual differences are taken into consideration in the curriculum.
From that time, there are researches on the curriculum to evaluate success of the program from different aspects such as its instruction methods, techniques, subjects, application etc. We want to share discussions and results of the researches on the curriculum of secondary religious education classes by comparing our research which examines the curriculum from approach of development of educational program in religious education and interviews of teachers from different schools in İstanbul.