SESSION 7C, RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - 2 - Teaching Religious Education in Primary and Secondary Education



Basic Topics
  1. Teaching religions through dialogue, by playing and workshops with activities
  2. Plan RE lessons by using RFCDC
  • To enable students to recognise opportunities for implementation of EDC/HRE pedagogies in Religious Education.
  • To offer students an overview and support them in developing a critical understanding of potential challenges in the implementation of EDC/HRE in Religious Education.
Learning outcomes
  1. To recognise opportunities to use democratic pedagogies and teaching methods in Religious Education in Primary and Secondary schools.
  2. To be able to plan lessons with activities based on experiential and inquiry teaching methodology. 
Outcomes and CDC
  • Knowledge and critical understanding
    • Knowledge and critical understanding of language and communication
      • 1907 - Can reflect critically on how diverse audiences may perceive different meanings from the same information (intermediate)

    • Knowledge and critical understanding of culture, cultures, religions
      • 2020 - Can describe the commonalities and differences which exist between different religious traditions (basic / intermediate)
  • Values
    • Valuing cultural diversity
      • 202 - Promotes the view that one should always strive for mutual understanding and meaningful dialogue between people and groups who are perceived to be “different” from one another (basic)
  • Attitudes
    • Respect
      • 503 - Expresses respect for different opinions, world views and ways of life unless they violate human rights (basic)
      • 511 - Expresses respect for religious differences (advanced)
    • Self-efficacy
      • 802 - Expresses the belief that he/she can carry out activities that he/she has planned (basic)
  • Skills
    • Autonomous learning skills
      • 1001 - Shows ability to identify resources for learning (e.g. people, books, internet (basic)
      • 1003 - Accomplishes learning tasks independently (basic)


A series of resources that the student teacher must study in this session and a series of additional resources for further study.

A full paper and additional e-lessons on the topics of the session and additional interactive presentation of the materials, for the student teachers to study all the materials in a row.

A series of authentic, up to date and relevant activities with their accompanying materials, which deliver the intended learning outcomes of the session and are carried out face to face or E-learning with groups of student teachers.

Several types of questions to evaluate how much the student teachers have learned throughout the session (reading material, learning material and workshop).