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THE REALIST'S GUIDE TO AN OUTSTANDING RE LESSON

Outstanding planning, feedback and assessment for all RE teachers
About this course

It has been a challenging time for RE teachers. Inspectors have highlighted weaknesses in RE teaching and as a subject, it has often been undervalued by schools. This can leave teachers feeling isolated and unsupported, particularly if they have inherited RE teaching as a non-specialist. This course is a chance to celebrate the value of excellent RE teaching and the invaluable contribution that this can make to the school curriculum. The session will provide practical strategies that can be implemented immediately in the classroom in order to raise standards in RE.

This course is suitable for all teachers of RE, specialist or non-specialist, and would also be useful for curriculum leaders in order to understand the place and importance of RE to school curriculums. This course is delivered by an RE specialist with over 20 years of knowledge of the RE world. Incorporating a review of the latest guidance for RE, this course will increase the confidence of all RE teachers so that they can feel able to deliver inspirational lessons that will lead the way in their schools.

This course includes:
• Superb course materials
• Refreshments and a two course lunch

Course Outcomes:
  • Enable RE teachers to deliver excellent lessons with confidence
  • Help RE teachers to plan effective lessons to raise standards
  • Review effective assessment strategies for RE
  • Ensure that RE is achieving its aims in the curriculum
Course Outline:
Session 1: What is RE Doing on the Curriculum?

Aims: what are we trying to achieve?

Why is RE important?

Raising the profile of RE in schools

An RE apologetic - the breadth of the subject

Session 2: What Should We Be Teaching?

Review of planning strategies for RE

Lesson planning and differentiation

Visitors and visits in RE

Using and creating effective resources

Session 3: How Can We Improve Performance in RE?

RE and assessment: ahead of the game

RE and thinking skills

Connecting to other subjects

Being part of the RE world

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

Fantastic, just what I needed. Feeling inspired.

Danielle McDonald , West Kirby Grammar School

Excellent, really interesting and enjoyable - I will use lots of the ideas shared today.

Vanessa Wright-Davies , Ysgol Rhiwabon

The course was excellent and very informative.

Yewande Johnson , Dagenham Park Church of England School
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