Welcome to this web presence of the European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education.
EFTRE aims to:
contribute to the international cooperation of teachers of Religious Education in the theoretical and practical aspects of their work;
develop links between teachers of Religious Education in member countries;
strengthen and promote the position of Religious Education in schools in the member countries and in Europe in general and
lobby organisations and structurs at the national and European level to improve the provision and quality of Religious Education across its member countries and across Europe.
EFTRE Conference 2016
The XIIIth EFTRE Conference 2016 "BELIEVING, BELONGING, BEHAVING", run in conjunction with CoGREE (Coordinating Group for Religion in Education in Europe) took place in the beautiful capital city of Austria, Vienna; meeting place of west and east, of Christianity and Islam.
Materials from the conference are on the site, as well as photographs.
Access EFTRE's facebook page from this link
EFTRE Conference 2019
The XIVth Conference will be in Dublin, Ireland in 2019 - see the conference page for more news.
A new project is looking for contributors to make short video segments responding to the question "How does RE contribute to the aims of education?"