Schihalejev, Olga

Dr. Olga Schihalejev is a researcher and a lecturer in the Faculty of Theology at Tartu University, Estonia. She has worked as a teacher of religious education and has written teaching-learning resources for students in Estonia. She is a board member of the Estonian RE Teachers' Association, actively involved in improving the national syllabus for RE and organising annual conferences for RE teachers in Estonia. She worked on the EC Framework 6 project REDCo (Religion in Education. A contribution to dialogue or a factor of conflict in transforming societies of European Countries). Within the REDCo Project her research was on how religion is perceived by young people in a secular context. Additionally she is interested in the perception of religion and tolerance by different ethnic groups in Estonia. Her current research interest is the study of the competences young teachers of different subjects have for implemeting values education.

New international studies on religions and dialogue in education


New international studies on religions and dialogue in education

2018,  238  pages,  paperback,  34,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-3846-0

From Indifference to Dialogue?


From Indifference to Dialogue?

Estonian Young People, the School and Religious Diversity

2010,  262  pages,  paperback,  27,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-2288-9