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Guidance

Vol7

Help for school leaders, teachers, SACREs, Governors and more…

  • Why include Humanism in RE/RME? – This covers the need for Humanism in RE/RME, its relevance to young people, how humanists are already involved in RE and RME, and details about the UK, Welsh and Scottish Governments’ support for the inclusion of Humanism in a broad and balanced curriculum in England and Wales.
  • Handling controversial issues in the classroom – This outlines the background of the inclusion of controversial issues in the classroom;  hints, tips, ground rules and guidance; an outline of issues within science and religious education; and links to resources.

Humanism for Schools

Humanism is a non-religious approach to life, which the 2013 national framework for RE in England recommends be studied in schools as an example of a 'non-religious worldview'.

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