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IE951 - Current Issues in Religious Education

  • Module code: IE951
  • Module name: Current Issues in Religious Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The learning objectives for this module are to enable you to: demonstrate an understanding of the role of religions in education and in RE in the UK and wider European context; demonstrate an understanding of the rationale, recent history, current state and future prospects of religious education in schools in England and Wales; demonstrate an understanding of the relationships between political change, educational change in general and change in Religious Education; demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between religious education and cognate areas of the curriculum (eg values education, intercultural education, citizenship education). The module consists of twelve Units, which all raise questions for you to consider, and respond to. All Units include a requirement to complete short written tasks on which your tutor will comment, and after Unit 12 there is a 5,000 word assignment, which will be assessed summatively (ie your grade for the module is the grade you receive for your assignment).

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IE951-30)
A (Assessed work only) 5,000-word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Religions and Education (by Distance Learning) (X31W) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (X31L) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL16) - Year 2