Positive spiritual development is an obligation on all schools and this book documents how ten leading Christian-ethos secondary schools have developed programmes to ensure the spiritual development of their students.
A manifesto for a new model of religious education (RE) in the UK national curriculum. It sets the context of the current religious climate and need for reform in RE, and gives suggestions for the future development of the topic in schools.
Experienced practitioners, theologians and academics reflect on the Christian voice as it engages in education today. At a time of national uncertainty for RE, questions about faith-based schools and the place of religious belief in the public arena, this volume offers a creative exploration of the future for Christian engagement in education.
Discusses how to incorporate a wide range of religions in the classroom, considers how these can be explored in exciting and imaginative ways and helps readers to clarify their thinking on the subject.
The role of Religious Education (RE) in secondary schools is the subject of national and international debate. This book examines the debates surrounding RE and offers a fresh approach to teaching the subject that is non-faith based and focused on conceptual enquiry and the development of a clear pedagogy.
Provides support for RE co-ordinators who are trying to get religious education properly etablished in their primary schools. The text focuses upon issues of planning, implementing and resourcing and aims to be a user- friendly guide.
Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR is a brand new course developed by renowned authors Libby Ahluwalia and Robert Bowie for the 2016 OCR specification. This textbook supports a deep engagement with philosophy, ethics and the study of Christianity using language and an approach accessible to all students.
Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR is a brand new course developed by renowned authors Libby Ahluwalia and Robert Bowie for the 2016 OCR specification. This textbook has been endorsed by OCR and supports a deep engagement with philosophy, ethics and the study of Christianity using an approach accessible to all students.
Part of "The Effective Teacher Series", this text considers the place of religious education in schools. Amongst the questions raised are: why have RE in schools; can it be relevant to today's pupils; how should world religions be taught; and what is the place of Christianity?
A guide for primary teachers covering the teaching of Religious Education at the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. This book maps out and considers the implications for teachers, of changes that have taken place over the years, the legal framework, the broadening understanding of the notion of religion, and more.
This book engages with complex themes that link the role of education to identity and values. It challenges the current approaches to Islam and offers a new perspective for teachers and schools who are committed to developing an open and critical environment for learning.
Textbook Gods offers perspectives on representations of religion and religions in textbooks. The contributions emerge from different contexts, ranging from European countries, to North America, Japan and Australia.
In Dear Pope Francis, Pope Francis gives them that chance and celebrates their spiritual depth by directly answering questions from children around the world. A beautiful hardback book full of life and joy and colour - the perfect gift for Christenings and Confirmations and for children or adults of all ages!
Does religious education have a future in English schools? What is it for, what does it aim to do and why do some religious and secular people feel passionately about the survival of RE? This book argues for a radical reform of the subject based on principles of pedagogy set free from religious concerns.
The role of religious education within the primary school and how it should be implemented has been the subject of worldwide debate. This book outlines a conceptual approach to Religious Education. It demonstrates how to implement the requirements of the QCDA curriculum and Ofsted criteria for effective RE.
This text is an accessible overview of the debates, issues and practicalities of faith-based education. It sets out the challenges and opportunities of different approaches to faith schools and addresses the choices faced by parents.
Religious education in schools continues to be a subject of debate and is especially topical in our multicultural and multi-faith society. This text is designed to give students and newly qualified teachers a contextual and theoretical background to this subject.
This text clearly and comprehensively explores the capability of critical realism to throw new light on educational theory. It investigates the convergence and divergence between two forms of critical realism, which have not previously been cross-examined.
This is the account of a qualitative research project investigating the experiences of teachers in English church schools implementing the new pedagogical approach What If Learning. The findings of the project are significant for all those involved in church school education and point towards new ways of thinking about Christian faith and learning.