Articles by Janet Orchard

Reviews
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Reviews

Following the publication in 2018 of the final report of the Commission on RE (CoRE), there has been a gradual change of focus in thinking about the nature and purpose of RE. Teachers are inevitably preoccupied with...

Editorial
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Ambitious and challenging ideas for RE’s future

It is with excitement, pleasure and some trepidation that we embark as the new Editors for Professional REflection, journal of the National Association of Teachers of RE (NATRE). We are committed to the long and...

Reviews
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Reviews

There is a sense of ‘back to the future’ in this reviews section. We have reviews of two books to get you thinking and questioning: one review by Geoff Teece, the retiring Editor of Professional REflection, and...

Research
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Research update

A joint research initiative between NATRE and the University of Bristol aimed at promoting better community relations in RE lessons through the use of contact theory. A team of researchers at the University of Bristol...