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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: Really looking forward to attending Surrey SACRE this afternoon where I'll be talking about the @CommissionOnRE's recommend… 3 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @kathrynfenlodge: Very good @RECouncil board meeting. Look forward to sharing more with members at the SRGM in November. 4 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: It's the first @RECouncil Board meeting of the academic year this afternoon. Lots to get through (as ever), but it'll be gr… 4 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @RECofELincoln: #middleleaders #subjectleaders looking for support in thinking about #REcurriculum look here 👇 https://t.co/oD0a6OIiuy 2 weeks ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @NATREupdate: This @Ofstednews report on a primary school inspected under the new framework, draws attention to RE; specifically pupils… 2 weeks ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @uk_trs: School rated “good” on all other measures given overall @ofstednews “requirements improvement” rating due to limited RE provisi… 2 weeks ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: This is really important. Schools need to sit up & take notice. If a school fails to provide RE as oart of a broad and bala… 2 weeks ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @NATREupdate: Pleasing to see that @ofstednews new framework appears to be holding schools to account for their provision for Religious… 2 weeks ago

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