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”

Welsh Government Policy Insight Event for RVE: Professional Learning update

The Welsh Government has been holding online ‘Policy Insight Events’ to keep stakeholders up to date with professional learning developments for the Curriculum for Wales. Staff at the St Giles’ Centre are pleased to be part of the Policy Insight Event for Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE). You can register for the Event now andContinue reading “Welsh Government Policy Insight Event for RVE: Professional Learning update”

Resource to support teachers and A-level learners exploring science and religion

The St Giles’ Centre has recently published the special science and religion issue of the A-level journal, Challenging Religious Issues in Welsh. (The English version was published in autumn 2019.) This special issue was originally made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, USA. Free access to both the EnglishContinue reading “Resource to support teachers and A-level learners exploring science and religion”

What Covid reveals to RE specialists: St Giles’ Centre and the European research project

St Giles’ Centre staff are part of a European research team exploring core questions about what really matters in RE in light of Covid-19 experiences. This qualitative research project focuses on experiences and perspectives of RE specialists, and it is hoped that research results will play a role in informing future directions in RE inContinue reading “What Covid reveals to RE specialists: St Giles’ Centre and the European research project”

National professional learning for Religion, values and ethics (RVE)

St Giles’ Centre staff are very pleased to be part of the Wales Association of SACREs’ project team overseeing the development of national online professional learning resources for Religion, values and ethics (RVE) in the Curriculum for Wales. Expert practitioners selected from schools across Wales have been given the task of shaping and writing theContinue reading “National professional learning for Religion, values and ethics (RVE)”

Video on Religion, values and ethics (RVE) in the Curriculum for Wales

The St Giles’ Centre has created a free video on RVE in the Curriculum for Wales, which can be viewed on its website. The 45-minute video is an adaptation of a professional learning session offered by the Centre to all schools in Wrexham on 12 January 2022. Over 90 practitioners from Wrexham attended this onlineContinue reading “Video on Religion, values and ethics (RVE) in the Curriculum for Wales”

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