During November 2012 two local schools took part.
Here are some of the student participants' responses to the question
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT
MESSAGE YOU GOT FROM THIS SESSION?
- Respect other beliefs and religions.
- That trust is important.
- That everyone practices various different faiths and that understanding is
- Don't hate on other people's religions.
- Do not judge a book by its cover.
- The most important message was that you should realise that everyone
suffers and it is all part of life.
- Faith is important.
- Everyone is equal regardless of religion/faith.
- That all different religions are as equally important.
- To trust those around us and to understand each other's faith and
- To be accepting of all faiths.
- To trust other, respect others.
- To trust in everyone around you and consider other faiths.
- Different people believe in different things.
- To respect other religions and mix with others you don't know.
- To think about other religions.
HOW CAN WE MAKE THESE
SESSIONS MORE USEFUL OR INTERESTING
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE LIKE YOU?
- Less talking more interaction with the group.
- Do more activities.Let the groups consist of same school people to make it
- More exciting activities and decent sandwiches.
- Perhaps some plainer sandwiches (plain ham or bacon without chutney).
- Be more enthusiastic and different speakers.
- Video clips need to be more lively.
- Better explanations/ funner activities/ question and answer sessions
- Bring in more people from different communities and provide slide-show
- Have more activities and group discussions.
- More activities, not food, some younger adults to connect with us, equal
boys and girls.
- I hope there can be less group works, I'm quite happy to just listen to the
- Have more activities and group discussions and better microphones.
- More people and more learning about others.
The Schools Project is supported by Derry City Council's "Good