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Why RE Matters

The ability to understand the faith or belief of individuals and communities, and how these may shape their culture and behaviour, is an invaluable asset for children in modern day Britain. Explaining religious and non-religious worldviews in an academic way allows young people to engage with the complexities of belief, avoid stereotyping and contribute to an informed debate.

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  • Commission on Religious Education
    The Commission on Religious Education was established to review the legal, education and policy frameworks for Religious Education, by a wide-ranging, inclusive and evidence-based process designed to inform policy...
  • Teach religious education: Beyond the Ordinary campaign
    Beyond the Ordinary is a campaign to find extraordinary individuals who have what it takes to train to become RE teachers. Why Beyond the Ordinary? Because as an RE teacher you’ll address topics...
  • RE Quality Mark
    The RE Quality Mark recognises, celebrates and publicises outstanding religious education in all primary and secondary schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through its three levels of award,...
  • Young Ambassadors for RE group photo 2016
    Young Ambassadors for RE
    The Young Ambassadors' scheme gives students aged 11 - 18 opportunities to share their enthusiasm and interest for RE and gain leadership experience; give their perspective to adults who...

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Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Up nice & early to go to talk on a range of different BBC local radio stations about the Welsh Government announcement sayi… 24 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: @Jay_Beecher RE does (& must) engage with non-religious worldviews, & pupils must be equipped to critically engage with rel… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Always a pleasure to be at the @NATREupdate annual confetence #StrictlyRE, the biggest RE conference of the year. So many i… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: "We all have a worldview ... we can never be neutral. Everything we encounter in life is interpreted" @kathrynfenlodge exp… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: At #StrictlyRE @SWREproject is on hand to talk about the ways on which the @REQualityMark can support great RE in your scho… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @MarkChater1: @NATREupdate Joyous greetings to everyone at #StrictlyRE today. What a wonderful way to spend Saturday, engaging best prac… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @REQualityMark: REQM schools at the #StrictlyRE- if you can bring materials to showcase your REQM experience, that would be great! Just… 4 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @RobFreathy: Following CoRE 2018, let's recast RE as a critical, dialogic and inquiry-led subject, drawing upon multi-disciplinary/-meth… 5 days ago

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