After all, the purpose of educa Religious and moral education enables children and young people to explore the world’s major religions and views which are independent of religious belief and to consider the challenges posed by these beliefs and values. Religion and education, two of humankind’s most ancient disciplines, have for years been closely connected. Education and religion are often seen to be incompatible. Around this time, universal education started. You also examined education around the world. Religion is a way to organize our values and beliefs, forming our world view, often helping us to understand the difference between right and wrong, and sometimes becoming a vehicle of social change. The church lost a lot of power, as the bible became the ultimate authority replacing the pope and the priests. Religion Education describes a set of curriculum outcomes which define what a pupil should know about religion. 50 copies of my co-authored ‘These religions are no good – they’re nothing but idol worship’: Mis/representation of religion in Religious Education … There is an underlying notion inside the liberal education establishment that religious belief is backwards and contrary to enlightenment. Schools have long been viewed as gateways to a glorious secular and technological future, free of religious superstition. Religion was the only kind of education until then, as people started to try and see the world in a more secular sense. It supports them in developing and reflecting upon their values and their capacity for moral judgement. This was the beginning of the end of education and religion being tied so closely together. Further definition is provided in paragraphs 17 to 19 of the policy.