Debates in Religious Education


Debates in Religious Education is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the issues that are currently central to discussions in religious education; it is written with the needs of both trainee and practising teachers in mind.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136702679
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/11/2011
  • Series: Debates in Subject Teaching Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

L. Philip Barnes is Reader in Religious and Theological Education at King’s College London, where he is currently Director of the MA in Religious Education and the MA in Jewish Education.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Entering the Debate L. Philip Barnes Part 1: History, Policy and Purpose 1. Why Religious Education Matters Brenda Watson 2. RE in the United Kingdom and Ireland Introduction - L. Philip Barnes (i) England and Wales - David Lundie (ii) Northern Ireland - David Armstrong (iii) Scotland - Stephen McKinney (iv) Republic of Ireland – Kevin Williams 3. Agreed Syllabuses William K. Kay Part 2: Educational Issues and Religious Education 4. Diversity L. Philip Barnes 5. Gender Gemma Odell 6. Faith, Education and Whole School Issues Trevor Cooling 7. Faith Schools J. Mark Halstead 8. Citizenship and Human Rights Mark Pike 9. Spiritual and Moral Development Tony Eaude 10. Social Cohesion Rosemary Woodward 11. Humanism Marius Felderhof 12. Research Leslie J. Francis 13. European Developments Robert Jackson Part 3: Issues in Teaching and Learning in Religious Education 14. Constructing Religion Roger Homan 15. Schemes of Work and Lesson Plans David Aldridge 16. Pedagogy Vivienne Baumfield 17. Differentiation Nigel Fancourt 18. Thinking Skills Elina Wright and Andrew Wright 19. Assessment Lat Blaylock 20 Information and Computer Technologies Paul Hopkins 21. Science and Religion Michael Poole

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