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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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REforREal Report: The Future of Teaching and Learning about Religion and Belief

The RE for REal project, led by Adam Dinham and Martha Shaw, has released a report: The Future of Teaching and Learning about Religion and Belief (read the full report here: http://www.gold.ac.uk/media/goldsmiths/169-images/departments/research-units/faiths-unit/REforREal-web-b.pdf). The report makes 10 key recommendations.  Culham St Gabriel’s welcomes these and encourages the RE world to fully engage with them and the wider findings of the report […]

Friday, November 27th, 2015 | No Comments

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Unleashing Greatness and RE

Summary and implications of Unleashing Greatness: Getting the best from an academised system, the report of the Pearson/RSA Academies Commission, January 2013   Introduction The commission was established jointly by the RSA and the Pearson Think Tank. It was chaired by Christine Gilbert (former CHMI), with members Professor Chris Husbands (London Institute), Brett Wigdortz (founder, […]

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 | No Comments

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Qualifications Reform

John Keast, Chair of the RE Council, has published a paper summarizing and analyzing the recent developments in qualifications reform in order to tease out the implications for RE and RS. It can be downloaded from the RE Council Website: http://recouncil.org.uk/images/stories/pdf/RE%20Qualifications%20Reform.pdf   James Robson 16/10/2012

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 | 1 Comment

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Challenges facing Church Schools: Bishop of Oxford to the General Synod

RE Matters can share the speech given by John Pritchard, Bishop of Oxford, at the General Synod in July 2012.  Here he discusses the recently published Chadwick Report (The Church School of Future) and the challenges facing Church Schools in the current political context. This is a fascinating and challenging piece and well worth a […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 | No Comments

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Doing the Knowledge: or I had that Mr Gove in my curriculum once

We have just published an article by Dr Mark Chater, Director of Culham St Gabriel’s, in Unlocking RE.  Entitled Doing the Knowledge: or I had that Mr Gove in my curriculum once, the paper was originally presented at the AULRE 2012 conference and discusses the implications of Gove’s emphasis on ‘knowledge’ and ‘facts’ for RE. […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 | No Comments

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The teaching of Christianity in religious education

Dr Nigel Fancourt, Oxford University Department of Education, has recently published a report reviewing the teaching of Christianity in religious education.  This is part of a wider project investigating the teaching of Christianity and producing resources to aid this, funded by Culham St Gabriel’s Trust. The report is available on Oxford University Department of Education’s […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 | No Comments

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