Theory and practice

Revolution in RE: the 50th anniversary of Schools Council Working Paper 36: Religious Education in Secondary Schools

In his editorial to the Spring 2021 edition of this journal (Volume 38, Number 2), Geoff Teece referred to the publication of Schools Council Working Paper 36 as a possible paradigm shift in thinking about RE. Such a view might be debatable, but what cannot be denied is that it marked a significant development in RE. Denise Cush and Mary Hayward refer to it as a revolution and here present a wonderfully valuable account from the perspective of (1) a trainee teacher at the time and (2) someone who actually worked on the project.

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