Category: Education

Are young people interested in 'Big Questions' – Dr Peter Vardy

While on tour with Candle Conferences, I asked Dr Peter Vardy whether he thought that young people were still interested in the issues raised by philosophy and religious studies, or whether they only cared about selfies…

  Education 10 February 2017  

Applying for RE Teacher Training: Some advice..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route if she has any advice for those applying to do […]

  Education 4 December 2014  

A trainee RE teacher reflects on her worries about in-class behaviour management

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. In this video, I ask […]

  Education 2 December 2014  

The role of subject knowledge in teaching RE

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. In this video, I pass […]

  Education 1 December 2014  

Training as a Religious Education Teacher: What’s that like?

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. We ask “what’s it […]

  Education 1 December 2014  

Religious Dress back in the News: Sikh Girl Excluded from School

The BBC (and many others) report this case of a girl excluded for refusing to take off a bangle which she considers part of her Sikh faith. Read the story at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_east/7081573.stm While the BBC has its usual […]

  Dress 7 November 2007