Links & Resources

Teacher Resources

Sections 47 – 50 Inspection (for Religious Education in schools with a religious character)

This is the law on the inspection of religious education, and guidance on its application is available for governors and school leaders from a variety of agencies appropriate to the school concerned.

Fiona Bruce MP on centrality of religion in RE

The Bloom Review: Does Government Do God?

An independent review of the central role of faith in society and education in Britain today

Aberdeen School of Divinity resources for teachers

Academy websites

Stretching and challenging children and young people throughout their education.

The Association of Christian Teachers

The ACT specifically helps Christian teachers and others interested
This site gives really helpful podcasts

Christian Coalition for Education

Resources for various Key Stages

The Association of Muslim Schools

Many resources and events can be found on the AMS site relevant to all teachers who engage with Islam in the classroom, at all levels.

The Hindu Academy

Providing online information, resources and training

The Independent Schools Christian Alliance

TISCA is an association of schools, teachers and others concerned to promote Christian values in the Independent Schools of the UK and around the world.

The Independent Schools Religious Studies Association

Linking teachers of RE in independent schools for all ages

The Oxford Foundation

TOF utilises theology, poetry, interfaith dialogue, drama, art, music, storytelling, successful role models and 1-2-1 mentoring to inspire Muslim young people to achieve and contribute in a meaningful way to British society.

The Ian Ramsey Centre at Oxford University

Michael Nazir-Ali

Michael Nazir-Ali wrote the following in the Times in the summer of 2023, and it remains highly relevant: ‘God’s Revelation is adapted to the Receiver’s World View’. For GCSE and A Level students it is an important part of understanding better the themes of revelation and scriptures.

Please see below Monsignor Dr Michael Nazir-Ali’s most recent books and articles.

The Mission and Ministry of the Church in England, History, Challenge and Prospect, London, T&T Clark, 2023

The Renewal of Christian Thought in the Modern Middle East and South Asia – Living Stones of the Holy Land Trust Year Book 2023

Conspicuous by His Absence – The Catholic Herald, November 2023

Annual Lecture at Allen Hall on Christ, the Church and Cluture – Vivamus In Spe Autumn
2023

God’s Revelation is adapted to the receivers’ world view – The Times, July 2023

The Religious Significance of the Coronation – The Telegraph, May 2023

Priestly Celibacy – The Telegraph, March 2023

Politics of Hate – Retrospect & Prospect, January 2023

Others

Academy Learning events

A wide range of opportunities for training and extension work for school students .

Association of Muslim Schools

This site gives extensive resources and training opportunities for those engaged in working in Islamic schools, or for those teaching Islam in other schools.

Hindu Academy

Numerous resources are provided here for all ages:

NASACRE resources for SACRE members

The National Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education

NASACRE works to celebrate, support, strengthen and promote the work of local SACREs and represents their interests at a national level.

Professor Keith Ward urges us to reconsider the role of Humanism in RE

Religious Studies specification of ISEB Common Entrance

Religion and Worldviews: The Triumph of the Secular in Religious Education

Have you got your copy yet? If you are a thinking and reflective teacher of RE you need to read this book: Religion and Worldviews: The Triumph of the Secular in Religious Education

Philip Barnes is editor of this collection of essays on the Worldviews project, which the authors find to be lacking coherence and undermining the proper study of religions, of any real philosophy or grasp of ethics. Available from the usual bookseller sites.