Religious and moral education

Principles and practice

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Scotland is a diverse nation whose people hold a wide range of beliefs. Religious and moral education enables children and young people to explore the world’s major religions and to develop their own beliefs and values.

The principles and practice document is essential reading for teachers as they start working with the experiences and outcomes for religious and moral education.

Experiences and outcomes

All curriculum areas contribute to the totality of the experiences that make up the new curriculum. You can download the experiences and outcomes for religious and moral education.

National Qualifications

An introduction to the religious and moral education (RME) section of National Qualifications with links to information on how NQs are changing.

Assessing progress and achievement: Religious and moral education

This resource outlines significant aspects of learning and describes what breadth, challenge and application look like to support practitioners in assessing learners’ progress in religious and moral education.

Support materials

Responsibility of all

All staff have a responsibility to develop, reinforce and extend learning in the following areas.

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