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Guidance – religious believers visiting schools

NATRE’s guidance and code of conduct for religious believers visiting schools is available as a download from RE Today. Essential reading for all who, like us, go into schools in the name of their faith. “…it should not be forgotten … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools day conference

On Wednesday over 100 youth workers, schools workers, teachers, chaplains and a host of others gathered in the crypt of St. James church, Clerkenwell for the first national day conference of Prayer Spaces in Schools. When we originally planned the … Continue reading

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SMSC and the Inspection 2012 consultation document

This may well be old news to many, but for what it’s worth, and as something of a note to self.. The proposal for inspection arrangements for maintained schools and academies from January 2012 was published on 21st March, the … Continue reading

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Christian Chaplaincy in Education (PgCert)

Liverpool Hope University run a PGCert course in Christian Chaplaincy in Education. This one year part time course covers two modules, Contexts for Educational Chaplaincy, and Skills, Knowledge, Understanding & Values for Educational Chaplaincy. Increasing numbers of people are now … Continue reading

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Doing God in Education

Theos, the public theology think tank, have just published Doing God in Education, written by Professor Trevor Cooling, the Director of the National Institute for Christian Education Research at Canterbury Christ Church University. The report is a response to the … Continue reading

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Social networking ‘damaging school work’ say teachers

Well… further to my previous post, the BBC reports that in a recent survey of 500 teachers half of those who took part said children’s “obsession” with social networking was affecting their ability to concentrate in class. One in four … Continue reading

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On being CRB’ed for schools

In the last week we have had all of our team members CRB’ed for work in one of our favourite local schools. I posted a tweet about this, “Having the whole team CRB’ed for a school. It’s not bureaucracy, it’s … Continue reading

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The Classroom Experiment

The Classroom Experiment is a two part programme coming up on BBC2 at 7pm on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th September. Professor Dylan Wiliam, deputy director of London University’s Institute of Education, gets to test his theories on a class … Continue reading

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Schoolswork symposium

Hundreds of churches and organisations and thousands of youth and schools workers, are contributing tens of thousands of hours a year to making a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people in UK schools. And as … Continue reading

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