Church in Wales Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance

The St Giles’ Centre welcomes the recent publication of the Church in Wales Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance. Referring specifically to Religion, Values and Ethics, the Church in Wales Statement on Education comments that:“Throughout its history Wales has welcomed people of different faiths and from different cultures, and via its teaching of the subject ofContinue reading “Church in Wales Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance”

WJEC professional learning programme for 2022/23

The WJEC has just introduced its new professional learning programme for 2022/23. There are over 600 face-to-face or online courses on offer, which will be run by the WJEC’s team of experts across the country. The St Giles’ Centre will be funding places for Wrexham schools on the Religious Studies GCSE and Religious Studies AS/Continue reading “WJEC professional learning programme for 2022/23”

Wrexham Agreed Syllabus now published

The new Wrexham Agreed Syllabus for Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) 2022 is now available, and it was circulated to headteachers in the local authority last week. In the autumn term, the Agreed Syllabus will also be on the Wrexham local authority’s website. You can read both the Welsh and English versions of the AgreedContinue reading “Wrexham Agreed Syllabus now published”

Exploring worldviews: a stimulus resource for religion, values and ethics in Wales

The St Giles’ Centre has published a new bilingual professional learning resource entitled Exploring worldviews: a stimulus resource for religion, values and ethics in Wales. The resource was launched at a special professional learning session provided by the St Giles’ Centre on 9 June 2022 for secondary practitioners in Wrexham. The publication of Exploring worldviews:Continue reading “Exploring worldviews: a stimulus resource for religion, values and ethics in Wales”

Trailer for the new Wrexham Agreed Syllabus for Religion, Values and Ethics

At the beginning of June, primary and secondary practitioners in Wrexham local authority were given a preview of the new Wrexham Agreed Syllabus for Religion Values and Ethics. The preview was part of two professional learning sessions held by the St Giles’ Centre that were designed to support schools in preparing for the new curriculum.Continue reading Trailer for the new Wrexham Agreed Syllabus for Religion, Values and Ethics

New website page and resource for the learner voice in RVE

At the St Giles’ Centre we feel that learner voice is a vital aspect of a children’s human rights approach and we would encourage schools and settings to engage as much a possible with their learners with regard to Religion, Values and Ethics, to ensure that their provision is appropriate and that the views ofContinue reading “New website page and resource for the learner voice in RVE”

Professional learning sessions to launch the Wrexham agreed syllabus for RVE

This summer term, the St Giles’ Centre is offering schools in Wrexham two professional learning sessions to launch the Wrexham agreed syllabus for RVE. The sessions are free and will take place on Microsoft Teams. The session for PRIMARY schools will be held on Tuesday 7 June 2022, at 4pm – 5.30pm. As part ofContinue reading “Professional learning sessions to launch the Wrexham agreed syllabus for RVE”

Professional learning in RVE: Policy Insight Event now published on Hwb

St Giles’ Centre staff, Libby Jones and Tania ap Siôn, were delighted to host the Welsh Government’s Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) Policy Insight Event on behalf of the Wales Association of SACREs. The aim of the online Policy Insight Events is to keep stakeholders up to date with professional learning developments for the CurriculumContinue reading “Professional learning in RVE: Policy Insight Event now published on Hwb”

Listening to young people in Wrexham: Senedd yr Ifanc discusses RVE in the Curriculum for Wales

The Curriculum for Wales brings many changes to current provision, pedagogy and practice in our local schools. Religious Education becomes Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) from September 2022 and as such it was important to Wrexham SACRE that the local learner voice was heard before the Agreed Syllabus Conference recommends a new agreed syllabus forContinue reading “Listening to young people in Wrexham: Senedd yr Ifanc discusses RVE in the Curriculum for Wales”

Latest news on the new Wrexham agreed syllabus

On Thursday 28 April 2022, the Wrexham Agreed Syllabus Conference (ASC) will convene its final meeting to approve the new locally agreed syllabus for Religion, Values and Ethics. The ASC working group met regularly throughout February and March to discuss the national statutory guidance for Religion, Values and Ethics on Hwb, and to prepare aContinue reading “Latest news on the new Wrexham agreed syllabus”

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