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What is religious education for? A study of independent secondary school views on the aims of religious education and how this could impact on the preparatory schools curriculum design

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This research aims to establish whether there needs to be a change in the epistemological groundings for RE at preparatory schools, and therefore a change in curriculum design and examination syllabus. My research reviews the vast amounts of literature on the aims of Religious Education and begins with an exploration of the history of the subject in England from the confessional model and the important impact of the 1870 Elementary Education Act on Religious Education. It goes ont...

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MSc
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford

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