Methodical approach in Catholic religious education in kindergartens in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alaksandra Šindić, Dijana Andrić, Jurka Lepičnik Vodopivec, Nives Ličen
2020 Nova prisutnost  
In this paper, the authors explore the methodical approach in Catholic religious education in kindergartens in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The theoretical framework is represented by the concept of holistic education. It also includes spiritual education, in the case of this study, religious education. The aim of the empirical part of the research is to determine the methodical elements of religious education in preschool institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (types of religious educational
more » ... ies in religious education of preschool children and their representation, religious climate) and to compare public kindergartens with Catholic kindergartens. The results indicate that practical and spontaneous religious activities are often used in the introduction of children to faith, while artistic activities are moderately used that religious activities are more often realized with the whole group, and average individualization, and that there is no statistically significant difference in the investigated elements of religious education between public and Catholic kindergartens.
doi:10.31192/np.18.1.7 fatcat:sykxdbnd55b43a63hy4crm4b34