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Graeme Nixon, MA, BD, PGCE, PhD, SFHEA

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  • AB24 5UA

  • 17 Citations
20062020

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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

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Research Output

Religious literacy in the curriculum in compulsory education in Austria, Scotland and Sweden - a three-country policy comparison

von Brömssen, K., Ivkovits, H. & Nixon, G., 2020, In : Journal of Beliefs and Values. 41, 2, p. 132-149 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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  • Mindful Heroes: Stories of Journeys that Have Changed Lives

    Barrett, T. (ed.), Harris, V. (ed.) & Nixon, G. (ed.), 11 Jul 2019, 1 ed. Aberdeen: Inspired by Learning. 310 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Mindfulness and Liminality - watching thoughts become thinking

    Nixon, G., 12 Jun 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

  • 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

    Activities

    European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education Conference

    Graeme Nixon (Speaker), , David Raymond Smith (Speaker), & Jo Pearce (Speaker)

    29 Sep 2019

    Activity: Attending or organising an eventAttending/organising a Conference

    Business Booster - Mindfulness

    Graeme Nixon (Consultant)

    20 May 2019

    Activity: Industry Engagement, Consultancy, Spin-Outs, CPD and LicensingIndustry Engagement

    Business Breakfast

    Graeme Nixon (Consultant)

    20 Mar 2019

    Activity: Industry Engagement, Consultancy, Spin-Outs, CPD and LicensingIndustry Engagement

    Mindful Nation Scotland

    Graeme Nixon (Speaker)

    17 Sep 2019

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

    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

    Press / Media

    BBC Radio 4 Interview on Mindfulness

    Graeme Nixon

    7/12/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Interview by BBC Radio Scotland

    Graeme Nixon

    21/05/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Mindfulness

    Graeme Nixon

    21/05/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    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'