Why is high-quality RE important?
A high-quality education in Religion and Worldviews helps pupils understand their own worldview and how that links to the diversity of religious and non-religious worldviews found in the world today.
It equips them with the skills and knowledge to enter today’s modern society and globalised workplace.
- Young people today are growing up in a world where there is increasing awareness of the diversity of religious and non-religious worldviews. High-quality education in religion and worldviews can prepare young people for life in a modern, cohesive society by helping them understand the world around them.
- Understanding the complexity of the different religious and non-religious worldviews around us all, as well as making sense of our own worldview, is an essential aspect of balanced, modern education.
- We live in an increasingly globalised, interconnected world. A high-quality education in religion and worldviews is vital preparation for young people entering a diverse work environment and will help develop our future business leaders and achievers.
Knowledge and understanding from an education in Religion and Worldviews contributes to school leavers’ capacity to be: