There weren’t any organized religion-related activities in the schools states the Inspectorate of Education

Skopje, 11 January, 2018 - 14:14 (META) 

The State Inspectorate of Education has determined that there weren’t any organized religion-related activities at the elementary schools during the processions that celebrated the Yule Log where a number of children participated.

The inspections were upon the request of the Ministry of Education and Science in order to determine any violations of the rules of secularism when organizing the children to sing Christmas eve songs, the preparing of the iconography related to the celebration and other activities.

The Inspectorate has determined that the schools didn’t participate in the organizing of the religion event.

The role of the schools and the local authorities in the Yule Log processions is also investigated by the Ombudsman.