by Dr Heather Meacock
Is there still a place for religious education in our increasingly secular society, and if so what form should it take? Despite church attendances in Britain being at historic lows, surveys that ask broader questions about belief (such as ‘Do you believe in a god or other transcendent being?) suggest we still have a fundamental interest in finding meaning beyond our physical world.
Dr Heather Meacock will discuss the value and format of religious education and ask whether schools could provide a better understanding of our children’s spiritual and philosophical needs than that offered by churches. Heather is a retired Senior Lecturer in Primary English Education.
Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the future of our children’s religious education.
Free entry (donations appreciated). Everyone welcome!
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