religious education

  • September 13, 2020

    Reforms to the laws on collective worship, religious education, and faith-based admissions are among changes urgently needed to protect children’s rights, Humanists UK and Wales Humanists have told two key bodies advocating for children’s rights in England and Wales.

  • February 10, 2020

    The Welsh Government’s decision to remove the parental right to withdraw children from religious education lessons threatens to jeopardise the freedom of religion or belief and could lead to legitimate legal challenges, according to an expert in human rights law.

  • November 22, 2019

    The Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust has conceded the demands of two parents who legally challenged the extent of Christian activities and the poor alternative provision to daily Christian worship at their child’s non-faith community school.

  • November 5, 2019

    Assemblies for All offers more than 200 inclusive assemblies for Key Stages 1 to 5 across 30 diverse themes, none of which promote one particular religion or belief, making them suitable for all pupils regardless of their religious or non-religious background.

  • October 19, 2015

    Picking up on the debate at Stirling University on 23.10.14, the introductory blog to this topic by Alison Jasper and John I'Anson, and the contribution by Sarah Clark, Russell Hunter, a Master

  • June 15, 2015

    Yesterday (15 June 2015) saw the launch of an important new report on faith and education -

  • January 20, 2015

    A Kirk leader says a rounded education about belief is critical if the rise in religious fundamentalism around the world is to be challenged.

  • November 24, 2014

    [Picking up on the debate at Stirling University on 23.10.14, the introductory blog to this topic by Alison Jasper and John I’Anson, the contribution by Sarah Clark, and the first comment piece

  • March 28, 2014

    There is an intense debate about Religious Education in schools today. What about Theology and Religious Studies in university departments? Graeme Smith, who teaches public theology and the University of Chichester, looks at what the discipline involves. What does this mean for the MPs and others scrutinising from the outside? "Well I suspect that when they do come calling we shall have some questions for them as well," says Dr Smith.

  • November 10, 2013

    The Methodist Schools and Education Service has completed a two year project that has published some new Religious Education resources.