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”

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”

Statutory Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance (RVE) published on Hwb

The statutory Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance (RVE) was published on Hwb yesterday (10 January 2022). The RVE guidance has been fully integrated into the Curriculum for Wales, and sits within the ‘Designing your Curriculum’ section of the Humanities Area of Learning. Relevant information on RVE and the legislation can be found within the ‘SummaryContinue reading “Statutory Religion, Values and Ethics Guidance (RVE) published on Hwb”

St Giles’ Centre offers Wrexham schools professional learning session on RVE in the Curriculum for Wales

The St Giles’ Centre is offering schools in Wrexham a foundational professional learning session on Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) in the Curriculum for Wales. The session is free and will take place on Microsoft Teams on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 at 4pm. It will last around an hour, which will include time for aContinue reading “St Giles’ Centre offers Wrexham schools professional learning session on RVE in the Curriculum for Wales”

Qualified for the future: Reports published on the ‘new generation’ of GCSEs for Wales

Today, four major reports have been published by Qualifications Wales. These form an important part of the on-going process of reviewing and reforming GCSEs in Wales in light of the new Curriculum for Wales. In response to the public consultation on qualifications for 14- to 16-year-old learners in Wales (27 January – 16 April 2021),Continue reading “Qualified for the future: Reports published on the ‘new generation’ of GCSEs for Wales”

Exploring Cynefin: the St Giles’ Centre offers professional learning opportunity

On 7 July 2021, a group of RE specialist teachers and leaders from Wrexham and Flintshire met to explore cynefin in the new curriculum for Wales. The aims of the session were: • to support preparation for the new curriculum;• to begin to uncover and deepen our knowledge and experience of cynefin;• to encourage creativityContinue reading “Exploring Cynefin: the St Giles’ Centre offers professional learning opportunity”

Consultation for Curriculum for Wales Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) Guidance: Wrexham SACRE response

Thank you to all of you who shared with us views about the draft Curriculum for Wales Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) Guidance Consultation. Your voice matters and the St Giles’ Centre is committed to sharing Wrexham experiences and opinions at local and national levels. You may be interested to read the Wrexham SACRE responseContinue reading “Consultation for Curriculum for Wales Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) Guidance: Wrexham SACRE response”

Deadline approaches for Qualifications Wales consultation

The deadline for submitting your response to the Qualifications Wales consultation is 5pm, 9 April 2021. In this blog item, we revisit the main purpose of the consultation and raise some important questions to think about. Purpose of the consultation The consultation forms part of a process to ensure that GCSE qualifications in Wales areContinue reading “Deadline approaches for Qualifications Wales consultation”

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