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Religious Education, what it
IS…….NOT!!
CREATING AN AWARENESS
THROUGH SYSTEMATIC
UNDERSTANDING
WHAT IS RELIGIOUS
EDUCATION?
WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?
 Religion and belief systems inform our values
and are reflected in what we say and how we
behave.
 RE provoke challenging questions about the
ultimate meaning and purpose of life, beliefs
about GOD, the self and the nature of reality,
issues of right and wrong, and what it means
to be HUMAN!
WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?
 It develop people’s knowledge and
understanding of other principal
religions and religious traditions,
thereby promoting mutual respect and
tolerance in a diverse society.
 It contributes to spiritual, moral, social,
and cultural development.
WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?
 It contributes to personal development
and well being
 It offers the opportunity for personal
reflection thereby deepening the
understanding of the significance of
religion in the lives of others.
 It makes a wholesome contribution to
community cohesion
WHAT IT IS…….NOT!!!
 It is…..NOT indoctrination
 It is…. NOT bible knowledge
 It is…..NOT the bundling of religious
fact
 It is…..NOT a none SUBJECT
RAISING AWARENESS
 Factors contributing to changes in RE:
>Theological Changes
Paul Tilich & Dietrich Bonhoeffer called for a
‘religionless’ Christianity.
Bultmann – demythologization of the New
Testament.
>Educational Changes
Institutional changes and the rise of a
technology
>Social Changes
Social and political upheavals of the 1960s
and 70s
RAISING AWARENESS
 Titles given to RE and implications:
> Religious Instructions
> Scriptures
> Divinity
> Religious Knowledge
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES
TO TEACHING RE
 PHENOMENOLOGICAL APPROACH
 INTERPRETIVE APPROACH
 DIALOGICAL APPROACH
 SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
 LIFE THEMES/THEMATIC APPROACH
RAISING AWARENESS
 RE is a complete Social Science
 RE is important as any other core
subject
 It encompasses ALL content areas
EXCLUDING none!
 It is a lived experience and should
NOT be dissected
 It influences all aspects of life E.g.:
cartoons paw-paw bears, Avatar.
RAISING AWARENESS
 It provides the opportunity to walk into
other people’s experience
 UNLIKE other content areas, there is
a LEGAL framework for the teaching
of RE in schools
> Freedom of thought, conscience
and RELIGION is the MOST
fundamental HUMAN RIGHT!

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Religious Education, what it IS

  • 1. Religious Education, what it IS…….NOT!! CREATING AN AWARENESS THROUGH SYSTEMATIC UNDERSTANDING
  • 3. WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?  Religion and belief systems inform our values and are reflected in what we say and how we behave.  RE provoke challenging questions about the ultimate meaning and purpose of life, beliefs about GOD, the self and the nature of reality, issues of right and wrong, and what it means to be HUMAN!
  • 4. WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?  It develop people’s knowledge and understanding of other principal religions and religious traditions, thereby promoting mutual respect and tolerance in a diverse society.  It contributes to spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development.
  • 5. WHY IS RE IMPORTANT?  It contributes to personal development and well being  It offers the opportunity for personal reflection thereby deepening the understanding of the significance of religion in the lives of others.  It makes a wholesome contribution to community cohesion
  • 6. WHAT IT IS…….NOT!!!  It is…..NOT indoctrination  It is…. NOT bible knowledge  It is…..NOT the bundling of religious fact  It is…..NOT a none SUBJECT
  • 7. RAISING AWARENESS  Factors contributing to changes in RE: >Theological Changes Paul Tilich & Dietrich Bonhoeffer called for a ‘religionless’ Christianity. Bultmann – demythologization of the New Testament. >Educational Changes Institutional changes and the rise of a technology >Social Changes Social and political upheavals of the 1960s and 70s
  • 8. RAISING AWARENESS  Titles given to RE and implications: > Religious Instructions > Scriptures > Divinity > Religious Knowledge RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
  • 9. PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING RE  PHENOMENOLOGICAL APPROACH  INTERPRETIVE APPROACH  DIALOGICAL APPROACH  SYSTEMATIC APPROACH  LIFE THEMES/THEMATIC APPROACH
  • 10. RAISING AWARENESS  RE is a complete Social Science  RE is important as any other core subject  It encompasses ALL content areas EXCLUDING none!  It is a lived experience and should NOT be dissected  It influences all aspects of life E.g.: cartoons paw-paw bears, Avatar.
  • 11. RAISING AWARENESS  It provides the opportunity to walk into other people’s experience  UNLIKE other content areas, there is a LEGAL framework for the teaching of RE in schools > Freedom of thought, conscience and RELIGION is the MOST fundamental HUMAN RIGHT!