The Association of RE Inspectors, Advisers, and Consultants supports teachers of RE.
The Association of University Lecturers in Religious Education.
A superb resource for teachers of RE with good information on aspects of religion, belief, etc.
As you get more involved in the RE world it is good to know about the wider communities of RE in Europe. EFTRE is the European Forum for Teachers of RE.
The Federation of RE Centres is a forum and support network for those involved in the provision of resources for multi-faith Religious Education in UK schools, colleges, churches and community groups. In addition to the FREC website, the information and support activities of the group also include the publication of a twice yearly newsletter and the organisation of conferences and other events.
If you are looking for non-religious representatives to support your SACRE, Humanists UK can help. Humanist representatives now sit on over 120 SACREs across the country (the majority as full members), where they support the provision of high-quality, inclusive RE. That’s more than ever before, and represents an increasing recognition that religious education needs to include learning about both religious and non-religious worldviews. If your SACRE is looking for a humanist rep, please contact [email protected].
The Inter Faith Network for the UK works to promote understanding, cooperation and good relations between organisations and persons of different faiths in the UK.
The teachers’ body for RE teachers, in primary and secondary schools, in England and Wales.
The Religious Education Council of England and Wales represents the collective interests of a wide variety of professional associations and faith communities in deepening and strengthening provision for religious education.
RE Hubs is a one-stop shop for teachers and professionals of RE/RVE/R&W to find high-quality resources and support in your local area.
A round-up of stories about religion and belief from the UK and around the world, including links to original sources and news reports.
An excellent collection of all things RE. This is a major site for teachers and pupils of RE. This is now the Culham St Gabriel’s website.
A national award for RE which focuses on the quality of provision based on five areas; learners & learning, subject leadership, CPD, teachers & teaching and curriculum.
RE Today is a main supplier of RE resources and support in England and Wales.
A group of academics and experts on RE who come together to support the development of RE.
The Standing Advisory Councils on Religion, Values and Ethics / Religious Education for Local Authorities in Wales are members of the Wales Association of SACREs (WASACRE).
Guidance on Managing the Right of Withdrawal from Religious Education produced on behalf of WASACRE, Gill Vaisey, January 2017
This is a very useful document for SACREs and schools, especially in light of Recommendation 11 of the CoRE report. Derek Holloway, from the Church of England’s Education Office, has written a review of the guidance. The guidance can be purchased via the Books at Press website or from Amazon, priced £8.99