Photo of Graeme Nixon

Graeme Nixon, Dr

Dr

    • AB24 5UA

    • AB24 5UA

    • 11 Citations
    20062019
    If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

    Personal profile

    Research Overview:

    Web Links

    Studies in Mindfulness postgraduate programme:

    http://www.abdn.ac.uk/education/degrees-programmes/studies-in-mindfulness-pgcertpgdipmsc-407.php

    Recent paper on the Aberdeen Mindfulness MSc programme (August 2016):

    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02643944.2015.1127990.

    Recent paper on Religious Education Association website (October 2015):

    http://www.religiouseducation.net/re/v110n1 

    Recent paper on parental withdrawal of children from RE:

    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01416200.2016.1161597.

    June 2012, author of Education Scotland Testimony online resource for schools, contributing materials on the Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/testimony/index.asp

     

    April 2015, 3 RME Professional Dialogue papers published by Education Scotland: 

    Using religious & cultural artefacts in RME: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/p/professionaldialogueinrme/artefacts.asp

    visiting sites of religious & cultural interest in RME: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/p/professionaldialogueinrme/visitingsites.asp

    using visiting speakers in RME: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/p/professionaldialogueinrme/visitingspeakers.asp

     

    Further Information

    Biography

    MA Philosophy (University of Edinburgh) 1987-1990

    BD Ecclesiastical History (University of Glasgow) 1991-1994

    PGCE Religious Education (University of Strathclyde) 1994-1995

    Teacher and Principal teacher of RMPS 1995-2005

    PHd (University of Aberdeen) 2012

    Interests:

    • Family
    • Mindfulness
    • Hillwalking
    • Rugby
    • Cricket

    Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

    • 27 Similar Profiles
    religious education Social Sciences
    secondary school Social Sciences
    school Social Sciences
    moral education Social Sciences
    teacher Social Sciences
    secularization Social Sciences
    education Social Sciences
    probationer Social Sciences

    Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

    Research Output 2006 2019

    The Demographics of RE teachers in England and Scotland in 2017: An Empirical Study

    Smith, D. R., Pearce, J. & Nixon, G., 9 May 2019, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Are you READY? Diversity and Religious Education across Europe

    Schreiner, P., von Bromson, K., Fischer, M., Ivkovits, H., Kliemann, P., Leganger-Krogstad, H., Miedema, S., Niemi, K., Nixon, G., Olschewski, J., Panjwani, F., Pearce, J., Savill, J., Schreiner, P., Schilling, C., Smith, D. R. & Stones, A., 30 Sep 2018, 1 ed. Munster/New York: Waxmann. 144 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2 Downloads (Pure)

    Bad Religion as False Religion: An Empirical Study of UK Religious Education Teachers’ Essentialist Religious Discourse

    Smith, D. R., Nixon, G. & Pearce, J., 15 Nov 2018, In : Religions. 9, 11, 19 p., 361.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    religious education
    Religion
    discourse
    teacher
    Empirical Study
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    religious education
    withdrawal
    primary school
    secondary school
    school

    Activities 2007 2017

    Thinking Skills and Critical Thinking for Teachers

    David Raymond Smith (Visiting Professor), Graeme Nixon (Visiting Professor)
    9 Jun 201713 Jun 2017

    Activity: OtherTypes for Internal and external academic activities - Provision of CPD Activity

    Thinking Skills and Critical Thinking for Teachers

    David Raymond Smith (Visiting Professor), Graeme Nixon (Visiting Professor)
    21 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

    Activity: OtherTypes for Internal and external academic activities - Provision of CPD Activity

    Creation and Evolution - a Challenge for Religious Education Didactics?

    David Raymond Smith (Speaker), Friedrich Schweitzer (Speaker), Peter Kliemann (Speaker), Graeme Nixon (Speaker)
    31 May 2017

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    The Emergence of Mindfulness in Education – An Overview

    Graeme Nixon (Speaker)
    20 Nov 2015

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    Edinburgh Secular Society

    Graeme Nixon (Speaker)
    27 Jan 2013

    Activity: Talk, presentation, public lecture, public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchangeInvited talk

    Press / Media

    How RE teachers see religion – and why it can be bad for pupils

    David Raymond Smith, Graeme Nixon & Jo Pearce

    14/12/18

    1 media contribution

    Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'