Secondary Personal Development Ethics and Religious Culture

Ethics and Religious Culture

The Ethics and Religious Culture program will make it possible to offer the same education to all Québec students while respecting the freedom of conscience and religion of parents, students and teachers.

The program will allow the students to:

  • acquire or consolidate, if applicable, an understanding of how all individuals are equal in terms of right and dignity
  • carefully reflect on aspects of certain social realities and subjects such as justice, happiness, laws and rules
  • organize his/her ideas and express them with respect and conviction
  • explore different ways in which Québec's religious heritage is present in his/her immediate or broader environment
  • learn about elements of other religious traditions present in Québec
  • grow and develop in a society in which different values and beliefs coexist