- COVID 19 has reversed our values and vices: Was Aristotle right and Plato wrong? Does morality need wealth?
- Videos on Liberation Theology for teachers
- From face to face to online in one weekend
- The new context
- Reposting Every child deserves an opportunity at school to discover the language for making sense of their world
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COVID 19 has reversed our values and vices: Was Aristotle right and Plato wrong? Does morality need wealth?
In my professional communities, certain words tend to be viewed as out and out goods (intrinsically good – good in and of themselves we would say in the ethics business). The pre Covid 19 virtues. These words include autonomy, diversity, … Continue reading
My household has a secondary Maths teacher, two children both of secondary age and me, a university researcher in Education. The schools closed on Friday and last week my research centre moved to virtual working. The children have been studying … Continue reading
A reposting of the blog I wrote recently on my university blog site The final report of the Commission for Religious Education is about to be published. The independent commission was established by the Religious Education Council, the lead organisation and … Continue reading
Doing RE Hermeneutically – Learning to become interpreters of religion Dr Robert A. Bowie firstname.lastname@example.org (Published in REToday, Autumn 2016, Vol. 34. No 1,Birmingham: RE Today, pp.60-62) This is an old piece I wrote a couple of years ago but I … Continue reading
In GCSE Religious Studies exams, students are often asked to debate questions. The kind of question follows a rough formula: ‘If God were loving, there would be no suffering in the world.’ Evaluate this statement. In your answer you should: refer … Continue reading
I asked my students to write a short reflection on ethics or values from their early years that they hold on to or think about now. Then I thought I would have a go at my own attempt at it … Continue reading
So we spent the weekend with my Mum and Dad by the sea. Said our goodbyes and drove home. Once home did the traditional ‘ring to say you got home safely’. No UFO abductions on the way back on this … Continue reading
So I have this sore shoulder that has some swelling in and pain. I go for injections to give symptomatic relief. I can’t drive afterwards for insurance reasons and as the hospital is miles from public transport that means a taxi. … Continue reading