Last Updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Creativity and Religious and Moral Education

What is this?

​​​This resource provides generic discussion about the role of creativity in education and focuses on typical stimulus used in RME to consider how this might be explored.

Who is this for?

​This exemplar will be useful for anyone delivering Religious and Moral Education (RME) in Scottish schools.​

​This learning resource explores how creativity skills can be developed through Religious and Moral Education (RME) using four key creativity skills:

  • curiosity
  • open-mindedness
  • imagination
  • problem solving​

How to use this exemplar

The information provided in this learning resource, invites you to consider the role of creativity skills in education and how these skills might contribute to the delivery of high quality RME.

Individually or as a team, consider the following improvement questions in your own context:

  1. How can I support the development of curiosity in learners around RME topics?
  2. RME requires open-mindedness – how can I develop this further in learners?
  3. Imagination allows learners to link learning in RME to their own thinking and developing beliefs and values – how can my learners use their imagination skills in RME?
  4. RME deals with many difficult and  controversial topics – how can problem solving help learners to develop their learning in RME.​


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