eSafety Guidelines

eSafety GuideIn Special Religious Instruction, where lessons are taken online, there are legal requirements to provide for the safety of the children participating. It behooves teachers, lecturers and lesson guides to take up the principle of “Protection of the Community” and put into practice appropriate eSafety Guidelines for your online Special Religious Instruction.
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Bullying and Belief – Secondary Sources

 Bullying and Belief - Primary Sources

The Bullying and Belief toolkit is a resource to support schools to deal with the topic of religious bullying. It contains five 60-minute lessons for Primary and Secondary schools, with resources and films on which to base your teaching within lessons. The toolkit also contains resources for organising assemblies around this theme.

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Bullying and Belief – Primary Sources

 Bullying and Belief - Primary Sources

The Bullying and Belief toolkit is a resource to support schools to deal with the topic of religious bullying. It contains five 60-minute lessons for Primary and Secondary schools, with resources and films on which to base your teaching within lessons. The toolkit also contains resources for organising assemblies around this theme.

Download the Bullying and belief Toolkit Booklet

More resources below …

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Eyes of the World campaign for young people (Secondary Schools

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Eyes of the world campaign for primary schoolsClimate change affects us all. But the poorest communities are suffering the most. Join our campaign to help fight the climate crisis and reclaim our common home. Here, CAFOD provides resources for secondary students to appreciate the urgency of climate change and to garner support the world’s poorest communities affected by the climate crisis.

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Eyes of the world campaign for primary schools

Eyes of the world campaign for primary schoolsThe eyes of the world are on the UK Schools this year as Britain hosts world leaders for the United Nations’ climate change talks – COP26. They will make important decisions that will shape the future of our global family. CAFOD provides resources for students to appreciate the urgency of climate change and to garner support the world’s poorest communities affected by the climate crisis.
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USA: Back to school: Five ways to cover the new academic year

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School is back in session as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the U.S. Students are gearing up for another academic year while parents, school leaders and elected officials fight over pandemic politics, public health concerns, personal freedoms and contentious vaccine and masking policies. For some districts, the new school year is already shaping up to be a bumpy one as educators navigate COVID-19 outbreaks, temporary school closures and coronavirus culture wars. Religion also is in the mix. It’s a part of everything from the vaccine exemption requests to parent motivations and the very missions of the schools themselves.

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Research reveals British attitudes towards learning about religion and worldviews

students at examsIn summer 2021, Culham St Gabriel’s Trust commissioned research to understand more about public perception of an education in religion and worldviews. The results of the research have now been published and it confirms the importance of Religious Education with 64% of adults in the UK believe that an education in religion and worldviews is an important part of the school curriculum today.
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Human Values for Kids Free e-Books

Human Values for KidsThe Adventures in Human Values™ children’s books are based on simple, yet powerful stories centering on human values. Each book is beautifully illustrated and contains positive messages for kids to help them become heroes and change the world around them. The first four series of 9 books are available for reading.
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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

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Pope Francis has instituted a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on Sunday, 25 July 2021. Identifying with the more senior members of our society, he says “The whole Church is close to you – to us – and cares about you, loves you and does not want to leave you alone!”

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