Qualifications and memberships
BA(Hons), MA, PGCE
Academic and research interests
Teaching on the undergraduate and PGCE courses in secondary Religious Education
Empirical approaches to the study of religion
Religion and citizenship
Community Cohesion, identity and diversity
Religious education and new technologies
Reade C., (1999), 'RE Teachers in Cyberspace' in RE Today Spring 16:2 CEM
Lamey J & Reade. C., (1999), 'Teaching in RE' in Learning Schools Programme Open University/RM
Reade C., (2001), 'Twenty Things the Internet can do for RE', 'A Mapping of the RE Web', Why do RE Teachers need Computers?' in Input 8 in RE Today, 18.2 CEM
Contributed to writing team: Draycott P., (ed.), (2005), Green Issues in RE, Birmingham: Christian Education publications
Contributed to writing team: Blaylock L., (ed.), (2007), inclusive RE, Birmingham: Christian Education publications
Reade C., (2000-date), various reviews in: RE Today, Resource, Shap Journal
Recent external roles
Researching education for community cohesion, identity and diversity, especially the interface between RE and citizenship education.
Researching how empirical, fieldwork and ethnographic approaches in RE (learning outside the classroom) can link religion, history, geography, the arts and citizenship to offer new perspectives on spirituality and spiritual heritage.
Problem-based learning, critical thinking and e-learning approaches in RE, as both a feature of teacher training and of learning in secondary RE.