Teaching & Learning

Religious Education

Contemporary Contexts For Religious Education

Taken from the Brisbane Catholic Education – The Shape of Religious Education Document

"Four contexts have been identified as having a significant impact on Religious Education in contemporary Catholic and ecumenical schools. They are the Societal Context, Ecclesial Context, Educational Context and Digital Context. No one context can be ignored and each offers opportunities and challenges to schools as they endeavour to deliver high quality Religious Education in faithful and authentically responsive ways."

Read more at Guidelines for the Religious Life of the School


Contemporary Contexts for Religious Education at St. Patrick's College

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A Catholic View of Teaching and Learning

Taken from the Brisbane Catholic Education – The Shape of Religious Education Document

"The BCE Learning and Teaching Framework (2012) articulates some key messages that are foundational to understanding how the Religion Curriculum P-12 has been designed and is intended to be delivered in schools. Schools intentionally develop their Religious Education Program on the foundation of a Catholic theology and philosophy of curriculum. Four core themes are central: Anthropology, Epistemology, Cosmology and the Catholic Christian Tradition."

Read more at Guidelines for the Religious Life of the School