During this briefing participants will learn and update their knowledge about:
- The changes to the 2020 Birmingham Agreed Syllabus in terms of the dimensions of learning, planning and assessment of RE
- The importance of implementing these changes and how to do so
- How to be compliant with the 2020 Birmingham Agreed Syllabus for RE
- The resources available to support the delivery of the syllabus
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About the Course Leader
Simone Whitehouse – Adviser, Services For Education
Simone qualified with a PGCE in Religious Education following a Bachelors degree in Theology. Simone went onto lead RE in two demographically differently schools in Birmingham before working for the city’s advisory service.
Simone works in two areas: Religious Education and Newly Qualified Teachers. Working in Religious Education Simone works with faith groups and advises the Standing Advisory Council for RE (SACRE) on RE and Collective Worship. She has worked with others to design lesson plans for the Faith Makes a Difference website to support schools to implement the Birmingham Agreed Syllabus. She has worked on drafting the new 2019 Agreed Syllabus.
Simone also works with primary and secondary teachers and school governors. Working on behalf of the City Council as the Appropriate Body for NQTs Simone works with senior leaders and tutors to support their NQTs through induction.
Simone has recently been awarded her PhD – demonstrating her love of learning and Religious Education!