REC Board Strategic Plan

VISION

Every young person experiences an academically rigorous and personally inspiring education in religions and non-religious worldviews.

VALUES

Being an organisation with diverse membership, the REC seeks to work in a way that embodies values of co-operation, collaboration, openness, integrity, mutual respect and critical engagement.

AIMS

Working with and through its member bodies, the RE Council seeks to:

  • Be a clear national voice for the advocacy, support and improvement of RE
  • Promote the highest possible standards of RE in all schools, in all colleges and in teacher education
  • Influence policy proactively with government and other national and international bodies
  • Promote a positive public understanding of RE and its value to young people and wider society
  • Represent at a strategic level the collective interests of its member bodies in relation to RE

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  1. To promote high quality teaching, learning and assessment in RE
  2. To influence the development of public policy to encourage and support high quality RE
  3. To enhance public understanding of RE and its value to young people and wider society
  4. To secure effective structures and operation for the REC
  5. To secure adequate and sustainable resources for the REC

The Strategic Plan is updated on an annual basis to take account of changing circumstances, including both external developments and changes internal to the RE Council.