What sort of Religious Education is appropriate for Northern Ireland? A response to the CCEA GCSE RE Review. | James Nelson

One of the positives of my job as a teacher educator is that I regularly get to talk with student teachers of RE about their ideals and vision for their profession and the subject as a whole. While there is variety in what they see as the ultimate goal of religious education, the most persistent aspiration is that the subject will contribute to a more cohesive society. This is often articulated with reference to both sectarianism and the many examples of hate-crimes in Northern Ireland against those of minority faith traditions in the region. What young teachers of the subject seem to hold…

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