This textbook offers a brand new approach to the study of Islam which has been developed in close consultation with teachers and religious organisations for the new Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies specification B. Assessment guidance runs throughout, offering revision checklists, practice questions and sample answer activities.
This volume offers a critical view of approaches to the treatment of different religions in contemporary education, in order to devise approaches to teaching and learning and to formulate policies and procedures that are fair and just to all.
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.