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.
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.
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 new textbook provides a clear, informative and rigorous guide for students taking Religious Studies GCSE with all the major exam boards. It covers the philosophy and ethics content of the key GCSE specifications and examines these themes from the perspectives of Christianity, Roman Catholicism and Islam.
Critical Religious Education serves as an accessible handbook to help teachers put Critical Religious Education (CRE) into practice. The book offers straightforward guidance, in-depth explanations of CRE pedagogy, detailed lesson plans and online resources, giving teachers the confidence they need to inspire debate in the classroom.
Empowers teachers of religious education by giving them the means to help their pupils unpick the big questions of religious belief and practice, and of morality and philosophy - the things that make us human.
This textbook offers a tried and trusted approach to cover the study of Buddhism, and thematic studies from the perspective of Buddhism, for the new AQA GCSE Religious Studies specification A. It provides a range of activity types, study tips and assessment guidance.
This textbook offers a brand new approach to the study of Christianity 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 Element provides a comprehensive yet concise account of scientific research on children's religious and spiritual (RS) development. It examines the key themes and challenges that researchers face to advance the science of children's RS development.
This volume engages with the relative absence and underrepresentation of female voices in the field of science and religion, which tends to be dominated by male academics who are in the later stages of their careers.
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.
Debates in Religious Education is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the issues that are currently central to discussions in religious education; it is written with the needs of both trainee and practising teachers in mind.
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.
The Complete Multifaith Resource for Primary Religious Education Ages 4-7 is a definitive teaching and learning aid for cross-religious exploration in the classroom, offering stimulating and detailed ways in which to apply a concepts-based approach to the teaching of RE. It provides a model for learning which engages children and encour
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.
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.
Part of the "Continuum One Hundreds" series, this work offers teachers a range of inspirational ideas on teaching religious education in the classroom. It contains 100 ideas on teaching religious education in the classroom. The ideas range from activities for use in the classroom to helping children understand and appreciate different religions.