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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 @LindaWoodhead: @RECouncil time to treat RE fairly and raise expectations. No good reason why bursaries for classics teachers are 3x as… 7 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil Excellent to hear more coverage of our campaign to train more RE teachers on @BBCR4Sunday this morning. Interviews… https://t.co/6mmLAflwDM 12 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ThisisRudi: Great to have been part of a report on @BBCR4Sunday (c.28 mins in) about the importance of training more people to teach RE… 12 hours ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil @HOYWalker @nmckain @meredith_john @JoanneH_RE It was a great quote! If you would like to, please send a photo of y… https://t.co/9yKgMzEgT6 1 day ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @nmckain: The top 10 universities to read Theology + RS - full list in link. RT & more importantly promote with students. @NATREupdate @… 1 day ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @albri18: The blog hopes ...."The final Commission report in September 2018 galvanised the RE professional community to a surge of commo… 1 day ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @ChurchTimes: Religious Education suffers from ‘chronic’ teacher shortage amid reports of unpopularity @RECouncil warns https://t.co/zJ 2 days ago
Religious Education Council Religious Education Council @RECouncil RT @WaqarAhmedi: Pleasure to discuss the relevance of good RE in schools on @VoiceOfIslamUK with @ed_pawson & Joe Kinnaird. My bit from 1:1… 2 days ago

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