World renowned Christian Educationalist Professor Trevor Cooling will conduct a research student master class at Alphacrucis Parramatta campus on June 27th. Prof Cooling and the research consultants of the Centre for the Future of Schooling will work closely with attendees, in Christian and technical approaches to framing of topics, research method, and publication. A must for all undertaking PhD’s, Master of Philosophy degrees, or those about to commence research degrees in Christian Education, or working in Christian education research. Numbers are strictly limited, contact Dr David Hastie [email protected].edu.au.
Trevor Cooling is Professor of Christian Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, where he works in the National Institute for Christian Education Research (www.canterbury.ac.uk/nicer). He has a brief for research and teaching in the theory and practice of Christian Education with particular reference to Church of England schools. His most recent books, where he was the Principal Investigator and co-authored with other researchers, are Christian Faith in English Church Schools: Research Conversations with Classroom Teachers (Peter Lang, 2016) and Lessons in Spiritual Development: Learning from Leading Christian Ethos Secondary Schools (Church House Publishing, 2017). Trevor has extensive experience of working with doctoral and masters students in Christian Education, including creating the only dedicated professional doctorate programme in the UK. He is Deputy Editor of the International Journal of Christianity and Education. A particular interest of Trevor's is the contribution that Christians can make to public education in an increasingly plural and secularised society. As such he is Chair of the Religious Education Council of England and Wales where he works alongside people of many different faiths and none in planning and supporting the teaching of RE as a subject.
Two initiatives he has had a lot to do with are Deeply Christian, Serving the Common Good, the vision statement of the Church of England, and Religious Education for All, the Interim Report of the Commission on Religious Education in England. See https://www.churchofengland.org/sites/default/files/2017-10/2016%20Church%20of%20England%20Vision%20for%20Education%20WEB%20FINAL.pdf and http://www.commissiononre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Commission-on-Religious-Education-Interim-Report-2017.pdf
interim report religious education for all
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