RE and Catholic Life
“Education is integral to the mission of the Church to proclaim the Good News.
Primary RE and Catholic Life
The Primary RE Advisers for the Archdiocese of Birmingham are Maggie Duggan, David Harris and Rebecca Brolly. They are experienced practitioners in Primary education and are enthusiastic and dedicated in their support for schools in their Catholic Life mission and delivery of Collective Worship and teaching of RE.
They offer support and guidance for schools on all aspects of RE including induction to teaching and learning in Catholic schools, INSET, staff training, support for schools pre and post inspection and sharing of current initiatives and updates with RE subject leaders at Cluster meetings.
Beccy Roseman is the Lay Chaplain Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Beccy has a vast amount of experience of working in youth ministry and before joining the DES and Kenlem Youth Trust she was employed as a lay chaplain in a large secondary school in the Northampton Diocese
Beecy offers support and guidance for all of chaplaincy within our secondary schools. This includes a detailed programme of INSET, school visits, The Archdiocese Lay Chaplaincy certificate qualification and much more.
Secondary RE and Catholic Life
The Secondary Adviser for the Archdiocese of Birmingham is Daniel Vince. Daniel has been a middle and Senior Leader in our diocesan schools and is passionate and dedicated in his support of secondary schools to fulfil their mission as Catholic Schools.
The DES offer support and guidance for all aspects of RE and Catholic as well as general secondary school issues. This includes a detailed programme of INSET, partnership meetings for Heads of RE and People in charge of Catholic life, school visits, pre and post inspection support and much more.
Section 48 Inspections
Maureen O'Leary is the Senior Adviser for Section 48 Inspections
Every school in the Archdiocese of Birmingham will be inspected under Section 48 of the Education Act 2005. These inspections evaluate the Catholic life of the school, the provision and quality of collective worship, as well as all areas of RE.
This inspection process helps ensure that all Catholic schools continue to develop in order to fulfil their mission of making Christ known today.