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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 has been established to review the legal, education and policy frameworks for Religious Education, by a wide-ranging, inclusive and evidence-based process designed to inform...
  • 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: Delighted to be on my way to @UKParliament for the APPG on the Baha'i Faith annual reception #InterFaithWeek @UKBahaiOPA 14 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @DeborahWeston: Thanks to Baroness Whitaker for her helpful question about @CommissionOnRE and to Lord Agnew for his reference to the is… 14 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @bjvmoore: There's much sense here. This is a beginning, not the end; there is much work to be done. There will never be full agreement.… 1 day ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @kathrynfenlodge: Huge thanks to everyone who attended @RECouncil education committee today. We seemed to cover a vast amount, touching… 1 day ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @HollowayDerek: Looking forward to @RECouncil eduction committee today. Interesting agenda ! @kathrynfenlodge @ThisisRudi @BobBowie @Ben 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @IFWeek: DAY 3 of #Interfaithweek! As #Quaker Jules Irenge from #Bradford + this young pupil from @GorseyBank remind us, it is a great t… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @Ben_Wood_RE: Back to London today for @RECouncil Education Committee chaired by @kathrynfenlodge discussing @CommissionOnRE, @REQuality 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @fionajmoss: Good to talk to @educationgovuk & @mhclg with @ThisisRudi from @RECouncil & @DeborahWeston . We have been explaining how RE… 2 days ago

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