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Volume 38, Number 1
Theme: Climate Justice
In this issue:
- Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader
- Greta Thunberg and the Pope: using our cover picture in your classroom
- 30+ learning ideas for ages 4-19 on faith and the love of the earth
- Laura D’Olimpio on teaching ethics in a green age
- Pupil art for climate justice
- Cat Stevens Yusuf Islam: where do the children play?
Volume 37, Number 3
In this issue:
- Professor Richard Swinburne on the reality of God
- Packed with over 40 practical RE classroom ideas
- Six viewpoints from different faiths and worldviews on visionary living
- Professional REflection: from Paul Smalley and 6 others
- 20 ideas for GCSE learning
- Julian Stern on insight
- Stephen Asma on religion as therapy
Martin Buber (1878–1965), a great Jewish philosopher of personhood, says in his book I and Thou (Touchstone 1970): ‘Inscrutably involved, we live in the currents of universal reciprocity.’ Perhaps a part of his...
Mark Chater argues for radical reform of RE. Abbreviated from a keynote given to the Humanists UK RE conference, 28 November 2020.
In March, Ben Wood passed the leadership of NATRE to Katie Freeman. We asked them both to look backwards and forwards from their position as Chair of our subject teacher association.
Dr Kathryn Wright, CEO of the Culham St Gabriel’s Trust, which supports RE across the country, wants RE – maybe under a new name, ‘Religion and Worldviews’ – to be justly treated.
Alexandra Brown is an RE teacher, academic and poet whose work focuses on theologies of liberation, Islam within the black American experience, and issues of social justice pertaining to gender, race, class and...
We invited people from different religions and worldviews to respond to some questions about this term’s theme of ‘religion and justice’. Why not give the questions we asked to your students and ask them to...
It is great to welcome back Ben Wood to these pages. Ben has written here before, including a reflection on taking up the role of Chair of NATRE in the Summer 2019 edition. This time he looks back and reflects upon...
Science fiction is often at its best when it explores, in creative ways, what it means to be human. The vast popularity of Doctor Who among some of the pupils in your school might make it a good idea to explore...
The winners of the Art in Heaven 2017 competition came from Newman School, a special school in Rotherham. Here Rebecca Turnbull explains what was involved.
At the Cobbs Infant and Nursery School in Warrington, Higher Level Teaching Assistant Janet Lever taught her 6–7s about Christian understandings of God using music. The personal and thoughtful responses suggest that...
The thinking skills structure called ‘Responsibility pies’ is useful for analysing any complex phenomenon where responsibility can be attributed to multiple parties. Who is responsible for the whales that die in...
‘Brand new blog space for teachers of RE to share their views and ideas and discuss topical issues relating to the fabulous subject of RE’
We asked pupils to think about how the climate crisis poses some dangers for the world, and to imagine they could send a tweet back to the people of today from far into the future, maybe giving us a warning or a...
St Dominic’s School, Brewood, in Staffordshire ran a Gifted and Talented pupil day for 60 students from three different schools in September, including a creative challenge: to express and explore religious beliefs...
Becky Ross teaches at a British Forces primary school in Cyprus, where her pupils show their achievements through class ‘big books’ that are kept as a record of progress towards the outcomes of their Agreed...