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Teaching Buddhism for new A level Religious Studies specifications

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This course aims to provide detailed guidance and subject knowledge development for the Buddhism element of the new A level Religious Studies courses.

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Key topics will include:

  • Key differences between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism
  • Mahayana schools, texts and philosophies such as Madhyamaka and Yogacara
  • Arhats, Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism
  • Pure Land: Amitabha Buddha
  • Buddhism and Gender

This course aims to help teachers to:

  • Gain a good grasp of the requirements of the revised A level courses
  • Understand key beliefs, teachings and practices in Buddhism
  • Explore creative learning opportunities for more effective teaching
  • Identify the areas which are likely to pose the need for further research and resourcing, with a particular focus on Mahayana
  • Access relevant resources and teaching materials.


  • £250 per delegate which includes lunch and resources
  • £299 for 2 teachers from the same school booking on this course

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