The Religious Education Council (REC)’s Teaching and Training Commission was established by the REC in part fulfilment of its Partnership arrangement with the Department for Education and Skills (DfES). This report was written by Dave Francis with substantial contributions from Lynne Broadbent, Prof. Denise Cush, Judith Everington, Prof. Brian Gates, Fr. Joseph Quigley, Rosemary Rivett and Barbara Wintersgill.