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Religious Education in Schools: Non-Statutory Framework. The purpose of this publication, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), is to support the provision of high-quality religious education (RE) in maintained schools in England. It provides clear non-statutory guidance about RE in the curriculum and the roles of those who have a responsibility for, involvement in or interest in the subject
National Exemplar Framework for religious education for 3-19 year olds in Wales: Guidance for local authorities and agreed syllabus conferences: This documents sets out the Welsh Assembly Governments' proposals for a national exemplar framework for RE in Wales. It is issued pursuant to the powers contained in section 108 of the Education Act 2002 and which are vested in the Welsh Ministers. The Welsh Ministers for part of the Welsh Assembly Government.
The Commission on RE: Final Report. In this report CoRE therefore proposes that a new National Plan for RE should be enacted to ensure that learning in this area remains academically rigorous and a knowledge-rich preparation for life in a world of great religion and belief diversity.
A New Settlement Revised: Religion and Belief in Schools. In June 2015, the Westminster Faith Debates, which we established in 2012 in order to raise the level of public and political debate about religion and belief, published ‘A New Settlement: Religion and Belief in Schools.’ This generated widespread interest and led to a serious of consultations, all of which has led to this substantial revision and update