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Real Voices – Mapping RE

We asked some real people questions to get them thinking about their own worldviews and perspectives relating to our theme of ‘mapping RE’. You might want to use these personal, real-life reflections in your RE...

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Pots of Gold

BBC TEACH has a rich suite of resources for primary schools that is curated to meet the needs of teachers across the school calendar, says its Executive Producer Alex Harris.

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Aims in RE

Where is our CONVERSATION at present?

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Doers, dreamers, place makers 

USING A VIRTUAL TOUR TO TEACH ABOUT HUMANISM PAST AND PRESENT

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A Somerset SACRE CURRICULUM SYMPOSIUM

Michelle Sullivan is Head of RE at Holyrood Academy in Somerset

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Windows on Worldviews

A NEW FREE FILM RESOURCE FOR RE TEACHERS

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IN PRISON WITH JESUS

CLIVE MCKIE talks about his work as a prison chaplain.

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30 years of NASACRE: SACREs for the future

NASACRE’s Pearl Anniversary Conference, with more than 100 delegates from over 60 SACREs across the country, focused on some of the treasures of the past and looked forward to the golden nuggets of the future.

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Leading and inspiring Religion and Worldviews Education: an inspiring summer conference

Alastair Ross is director of Pennine Learning and is RE adviser to several areas in the north of England. He was a secondary RE head of department.

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 Ofsted appoints new Acting Subject Lead for RE

Hazel Henson HMI was appointed as Acting Subject Lead for RE in March 2023. In this interview, she talks to Deborah Weston about the role, her career journey and her love of RE.

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Katie Freeman writes from the NATRE Chair 

May I start by saying, ‘Welcome back.’ I hope that you all had a restful summer break with family and friends and are now ready for the start of the new school year. I love the beginning of the autumn term; there...

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RE as poetry 

How often do you get that magical, prickles-up-the-back-of-your-neck feeling when attending a training day? I have been to good training, useful training, so-so training, ‘I’m falling asleep’ training,...

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Real voices

In keeping with our theme of messy religions and worldviews, we sought contributions from people whose beliefs and ways of living do not fit neatly into the traditional categories we often refer to in RE. Here they...

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What’s worth celebrating?

We asked members of different faith and belief communities a set of questions about their own lives of celebration. Here Buddhist, Bahá’í, Christian, Sikh and Muslim respondents explain what celebration means for...

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Young Muslims and experiences of stereotyping

RE Today’s national Muslim youth survey (2022) enabled over 200 young British Muslim people aged 11–18 to give their views, opinions and ideas on wide-ranging questions that explore ways in which being a young...

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The RE initial teacher training crisis: please help!

Heather Marshall is Senior Lecturer and RE PGCE Course Lead at Edge Hill University, with a decade of classroom experience and having worked across numerous RE ITT routes and institutions. In addition she is...

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Why are humans religious?

Luke Pollard reflects on the reasons for religion.

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Religion yesterday and tomorrow

GoharIhsanis Chair an of the North East Islamic Centre for Education

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Theology at university? Eight ways to connect your senior students to university study 

In the last academic year one of my Year 12 pupils decided to take it upon herself to enter the John Locke Institute philosophy essay competition. To my utter delight she was chosen to attend the prizegiving weekend...

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Cracking 16–19 RE 

Karen Steele, who teaches in Warwickshire, wanted to make a good offer of core RE to her 16-19s.