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Culham St Gabriel’s Strategic Plan 2018-20

Vision Excellent RE for pupils in all schools, underpinned by a new legal basis, positive policy priorities, public understanding, and effective structures; and enriched by accessible, high-quality professional development and research opportunities for teachers, trainers and developers of RE. Context In schools, universities, and the policy environment, the outlook for RE remains uncertain. Demographic change, […]

Thursday, May 10th, 2018 | No Comments

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20:20 RE – Call for contributors

Four RE professional associations are collaborating to produce an exciting conference on Religious Education and we invite proposals for seminars and workshops. The Association of RE Advisers, Inspectors and Consultants (AREIAC), the Association of University Lecturers in Religion and Education (AULRE), the National Association of SACREs (NASACRE) and the National Association of Teachers of RE […]

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 | No Comments

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Research for RE: New website and 7 pilot research projects

Research for RE (click here to visit the site), a digital and social knowledge exchange tool is now available. This aims to overcome the barriers teachers face in engaging with relevant research by making emergent re-related research freely available in an easily accessible and relevant format that can be quickly understood and appropriately used. We […]

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | No Comments

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RE Continuing Professional Development Summit

On 8 May 2017 Culham St Gabriel’s Trust hosted an RE CPD and Conferences Summit. It was attended by representatives of: AREIAC, AULRE, the Church of England Education Office, CSTG, LTLRE in three regions, NATRE, NASACRE, RE Today Services, and the REQM.   Read the full report here

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 | No Comments

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Research in RE: A Strategic Approach to RE Research

After consulting extensive consultation over the last year, Culham St Gabriel’s has developed a strategic approach to research in RE that will encourage partnership working and meaningful dialogue between researchers and teachers in a sustained manner that will change both research and practice in RE.   Find out more about the Research in RE project […]

Thursday, March 30th, 2017 | No Comments

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Culham St Gabriel’s Trust Strategic Plan 2016-20

Vision Excellent RE for pupils in all schools, underpinned by a new legal basis, positive policy priorities, public understanding, and effective structures; and enriched by accessible, high-quality professional development and research opportunities for teachers, trainers and developers of RE. Context In schools, universities, and the policy environment, the outlook for RE remains uncertain. Demographic change, […]

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 | No Comments

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Understanding Christianity

Culham St Gabriel’s are delighted to see the launch of the Understanding Christianity materials at www.understandingchristianity.org.uk . Understanding Christianity is a substantial resource aimed at supporting RE teachers’ work in teaching about Christianity. We supported the project with a significant grant because of our commitment to excellence in RE, in the context to teaching and learning about religious and non-religious […]

Friday, May 27th, 2016 | No Comments

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Assessment and Attainment Summits

In late 2015 and early 2016 Culham St Gabriel’s hosted two summits focused on the issue of assessment beyond levels in RE. These meetings brought together advisers and consultants known to the trust who had already been working in the area of assessment and attainment. These summits were highly participatory and included reference to the […]

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 | 8 Comments

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Culham St Gabriel’s position on RE policy

The RE policy scene This year has seen three major reports on RE, each calling for significant legal and policy changes. The messages are consistent: the quality of RE is held back by structural and legal factors; the religion and belief landscape in the UK has changed since 1944; the time has come to bring […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 | 1 Comment

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Energising RE Report

The most recent Culham St Gabriel’s RE Teacher Conference, Energising RE, was held at Wokefield Park on 3-4 October 2015. This was an exciting 24 hour event that brought together 200 teachers of RE (148 secondary, 38 primary, 14 middle/other) and 23 seminar leaders from all over the UK. Keynote presentations were given by Professor […]

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 | No Comments

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