Articles by Neil McKain

On reflection
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Je suis RE teacher

How far RE lessons should go in exploring with students controversial issues that might offend certain sections of religious communities has always been a matter of lively debate. Here Neil McKain tackles this subject...

For the staffroom
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Save RE – from itself

Neil McKain, Head of RS and NATRE Executive member is concerned by what some of his fellow RE teachers are posting on the SAVE RE Facebook page

On reflection
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A cross-curricular conversion

I’ve always hated the term ‘cross-curricular’ – it seems to water down subject expertise and knowledge in favour of generic skills or themes. As with many things in education, a well-meaning idea (I can’t...