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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: Interesting coverage in the Daily Mail of the shortage of people training to become RE teachers https://t.co/0WtM50v8tU 22 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Interesting quotes in this @PremierRadio article from both @RECouncil Chair Trevor Cooling and @RECouncil trustee @ed_pawso 22 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @Ben_Wood_RE: My chat with @EamonnHolmes about the value of modern RE for all students, and the need for well qualified teachers. Listen… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @YMCAEng_Wales: The @RECouncil has warned that a shortage of religious education teachers could contribute to religious stereotyping and… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @faith_ctr: The @RECouncil say children who aren't taught abt religion & belief are 'at risk'. We'll discuss it on @lbc at 2pm https://t… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @KBriggsTeacher: Excellent reminder of why Religious Studies is crucial to a broad, relevant and engaging curriculum. @ThisisRudi 50-53… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @PabloPedantic: Worthwhile report on subject-specific CPD. There is loads of quality RE CPD out there (which isn’t mentioned in the repo… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: I think this is the link for me talking on @BBCr4today about the importance of high quality RE and recruiting more people t… 2 days ago

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