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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: Excellent to see media coverage of the #REdebate2018 at Westminster, organised by @RECouncil, @NATREupdate, & @RE_Today. It… 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @HumanismEdu: Our popular free online course on humanism will be running again over the summer holidays from 23 July. Great for teacher… 3 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Really lovely to meet with the fearless & inspirational @SayeedaWarsi, along with REC Ambassador @Kishan_Devani, to talk ab… 4 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @Kishan_Devani: It was good to attend the RE Youth Debate at Parliament yesterday. As Ambassador of the @RECouncil it was amazing to see… 5 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @REQualityMark: Finish the summer term on a high and apply for the RE Quality Mark to highlight celebrate your school's excellent RE! So… 5 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Fantastic that @amanda_spielman spoke so positively about the importance of Religious Education, & of doing RE well. I hope… 5 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @HTHAcademy: Some of our students were at the Houses of Parliament yesterday participating in an RE debate on three separate topics, in… 6 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @Theosthinktank: Yesterday's #REdebate2018 sounded great @NATREupdate @RECouncil @RE_Today Ourrecent #RE blog series explores why RE sho… 6 days ago

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