AREIAC is an organisation for specialist educationalists, all qualified teachers, providing advice, challenge, leadership, training and support for multi-faith religious education in schools and colleges.

It is a conduit supporting the trainers / leaders / advisers of RE and the home of expertise for anybody involved in the teaching of RE.

 

It has an organising committee and regional groups which meet to share and develop resources, to support teachers and to discuss national issues around excellent religious education.

Festival Dates - Autumn 2020

JANUARY

  • HONEN MEMORIAL DAY (Buddhist) - 25th

  • HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY (National) - 27th

  • TU B"SHEVAT (Jewish) - 28th

  • JASHIN-E SADAH (Zoroastrian) - 30th
     

FEBRUARY

  • IMBOLC (Pagan) - 1st

  • PRESENTATION OF THE LORD IN THE TEMPLE (Christian) - 2nd

  • SETSUNBUN (Japanese) - 3rd

  • PARINIRVANA (Buddhist) - 8th

  • NEW YEAR FESTIVAL [Ox] (Chinese) - 12th

  • LOSAR (Buddhist) - 12th- 13th

The dates for the calendar are provided by the Shap Working Party (www.shapworkingparty.org.uk) where you can order your own festival wallchart or eCal

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UPCOMING EVENTS / NEWS

  • Newsletter coming soon: Please send articles to vicechair@areiac.org.uk before February 15th

  • New members webinars! - Bill Moore is Bill Moore is presenting the first of our new webinars on writing a syllabus for RE on Thursday 11th March, 6-7pm. To book please mail chair@areiac.org.uk

  • Our members' book club continues on Thursday 25th February, 6-7pm with 'Dharma: The Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and Sikh Traditions of India' by Veena R Howard. email chair@areiac.org.uk to book a place

  • Following successful online seminars on Philosophy, Religion and Education, Oxford University will be running further sessions about Opting out of religious education – legal and educational issues. Please contact nigel.fancourt@education.ox.ac.uk for more information

  • Culham St Gabriel’s 'In Conversation' series continues this term with a series of webinars, including "Non-religious worldviews" with Dr Lois Lee, " Challenging knowledge in RE" with Stephen Pett and " Teaching Islam as a worldview" with Professor Lynn Revell and Dr Kate Christopher. For more information see https://www.cstg.org.uk/activities/events/in-conversation/

COVID19 - SUPPORT FOR AREIAC MEMBERS

Please see the RESources section for some advice on working from home and support documents.

Contacts

 

Chair

chair@areiac.org.uk

 

Membership

membership@areiac.org.uk 

Website or Technical Issues

web@areiac.org.uk 

Conference Bookings and Queries

conference@areiac.org.uk

Click here for the submission page to join AREIAC
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