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What are the Skills do we use in RMPS? – Knowledge, Analyse, Evaluate.

We often hear the words, KU, Analyse and Evaluate. But do we know what good Analysis looks like? This guide to RMPS Skills is found in the SQA National 5 Course Specification. It's a handy document to read through for both teachers and pupils. Knowledge and Understanding The level of knowledge expected at National 5 … Continue reading What are the Skills do we use in RMPS? – Knowledge, Analyse, Evaluate.

Higher RMPS Revision Tasks

Higher's who are looking for some revision inspiration - here is a list of tasks you can complete split up into different sections of time. This could be adapted for different units or even different subjects. I have linked to some Kahoot quizzes which I will make more of as time goes on. 5 Minute … Continue reading Higher RMPS Revision Tasks

Higher RMPS Past Paper Questions – Islam, Justice and Origins

This table below is a quick reference guide for all past paper questions in Higher for Justice, Islam and Origins. What can you do with these questions to help your revision? Time yourself writing a response. It should be about 20 minutes for a 10 marker and 40 minutes for a 20 marker. Go through … Continue reading Higher RMPS Past Paper Questions – Islam, Justice and Origins

Morality and Justice – Revision Notes

Another set of amazing revision note for Religion and Justice. These again were sent in by a former Higher RMPS pupil. Great to help with consolidating your notes. Purposes of Punishment Retribution  Punishment should make the criminal pay for what they have done wrong Examples include community service & fines Benefits Drawbacks Release of anger … Continue reading Morality and Justice – Revision Notes

What is Utilitarianism?

What is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is an ethical theory by which actions are judged according to their anticipated results. This makes it a consequentialist theory – as it looks at the consequences of actions to determine their morality. The Three Types of Utilitarianism Act Utilitarianism Theory is applied to the results of individual actions Rule … Continue reading What is Utilitarianism?

Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

Previously we have covered the different types of Revelation and how that can impact on an individuals morality. This lesson we will be looking at how tradition and practices in a religion can impact on an individual. Christian Tradition - History Practices in the earlier church have over time established themselves as tradition. Sometimes a … Continue reading Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

What is the HFEA? HFEA is responsible for regulating the use of pre-embryos and embryos. The authority is made up of elected members including a wide range of faiths, professionals, politicians and doctors and scientists. However, doctors and scientists already using embryos or involved in embryo research may not be part of the group. The … Continue reading The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation. Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy