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Teach:RE Free Self-Study Module

Religion and Worldviews: Subject knowledge for teaching

 

This self-study module is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their subject knowledge of one or two religious or non-religious worldviews

 

Who is this module for?

This short one-module self-study course is for anyone who wishes to develop their subject knowledge of religion and worldviews to teach pupils in a primary or secondary setting. This module will be of particular benefit to those beginner teachers who are wanting to support their requirement to meet teacher standards. However, it also provides an opportunity for more experienced teachers to improve their subject knowledge so they can be confident in answering pupil questions or developing a particular aspect of their curriculum.

The module comprises:

  • This is a self-study module. When you register you will receive a password to access the module materials.
  • The focus of this module is developing your subject knowledge of one or two religious or non-religious worldviews so you can teach them more confidently and effectively in the classroom.
  • The self-study module leads you through a series of subject knowledge specific readings and invites you to create a powerpoint presentation for either your pupils (if you are a secondary teacher) or teacher colleagues to support their understanding of one or more religious or non-religious worldviews. The aim is for you to use what you have read and interpreted in order to create a resource to use with pupils or with other teachers in the future.

Module length

You can take as long as you like to complete this module as it is self-directed study. The module is designed to take about 20 hours if you research thoroughly before putting your powerpoint together.

Course Completion

As this course is self-study your completed powerpoint acts as evidence of you having completed the course. If you would like external validation, then we can offer you a tutor to support you through the module. They will assess your work and provide feedback. We will then send you a certificate. If you would like to take up this option, please complete the Teach:RE Tailor Made registration form here selecting the Teach:RE Tailor Made – One module only option. There is a fee for this service of £50.

Cost

This self-study module is free. We just ask that you register here and you will be sent an email with the password to access the module materials here.

If you would like external validation and a tutor to support you through the module there is a £50 fee. Please complete the Teach:RE Tailor Made registration form here selecting the Teach:RE Tailor Made – One module only option

If you have any questions please email trec@cstg.org.uk

Next Steps

When you have completed this free self-study module you may wish to consider further paid for modules with a tutor. Details can be found here