Reconstructing Religious, Spiritual and Moral Education

Reconstructing Religious, Spiritual and Moral Education

by Clive Erricker, Jane Erricker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415189462

ISBN-13: 9780415189460

Pub. Date: 09/19/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Religious Education is now identified as a shortage subject as a growing number of pupils in schools opt for it. The growing emphasis on children's moral and spiritual education, the DfEE's hunt for new teachers, OFSTED's calls for improvement and reinforced links with philosophy have pushed the subject into the spotlight. Based on research and partnership with

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Overview

Religious Education is now identified as a shortage subject as a growing number of pupils in schools opt for it. The growing emphasis on children's moral and spiritual education, the DfEE's hunt for new teachers, OFSTED's calls for improvement and reinforced links with philosophy have pushed the subject into the spotlight. Based on research and partnership with schools this book examines and explains :
* the role of Religious Education in the curriculum
* the role of spirituality in children's lives
* better teaching practice, giving practical examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415189460
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/19/2000
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1.True Stories and Other Dreams Clive Erricker and Jane Erricker Section One: Redesigning the Character and Purposes of Religious and Spiritual Education 2.A Critical Review of Religious Education Clive Erricker 3.A Critical Review of Spiritual Education Clive Erricker 4.Relativism and the Spirit of Educational Enquiry Clive Erricker Section Two: Narrative, Morality and Community 5.Moral Education as Relationship in Community Jane Erricker 6.Narrative Constructions Towards Community Jane and Clive Erricker Section Three: Putting Theory into Practice 7.Principles of Pedagogical Practice Clive and Jane Erricker 8.Concept Mapping: A Starting Point for Narration Jane Erricker 9.Developing Emotional Literacy Jane Erricker 10.Children's Stories and Responses Jane and Clive Erricker 11.Reading Pictures and Telling Stories Clive Erricker 12.Enactive Storytelling Clive Erricker

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