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These are materials produced by Paul Hopkins in a private capacity, or in a self-employed capacity and do not include the extensive materials written when part of the Learning Schools Programme and Teach and Learn programme at the Open University, or materials written when working in schools, unless these were published separately.

You might also like to see the pages on research and the support materials section of this website

Books - Articles/Papers - CD-ROMs - Websites - TV programmes - School Materials

Books and book chapters
Technology and the new teacher in 'The beginning teacher: a guide to outstanding practice' 2017
Using evidence to inform teaching: in 'The beginning teacher: a guide to outstanding practice' 2017
Chapter on The Nature of the eBook on the Mobile Device as a Tool for Developing
and Promoting Interactive Learning
in, "Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Use of iPads in Higher Education", Cambridge Scholars
2016
Using Technology in Teacher Education (ed), eBook, Erasmus+ MTTEP project 2016
Chapter on iPads and Pedagogy in, "iPads in HE", Cambridge Scholars 2015
Chapter on ICT in Primary Science in, "T&L with ICT in the Primary School", Routledge 2014
Co-editor of report, "iScotland, 1-1 iPad use in Scottish Schools" 2012
Chapter on using ICT in Barnes, P (ed) , "Teaching RE in the secondary School" 2011
Mary Hayward and Paul Hopkins (2010), "Resources for Teaching about World Religions in English Schools: An Audit", HMSO, London - download 2010
Jackson, Hayward, Ipgrave, Hopkins and Fancourt (2010) "Materials used to Teach about World Religions in Schools in England", HMSO, London - download
2010
Contribution to "The effective teaching of RE", Pearson
2006
Contributions to "Science and Religion in Secondary Schools" (ed), Trafford Publishing
2006
Contributions to "Science and Religion in Primary Schools", Trafford Publishing
2006
with Talyor, J "RE-wiring RE ", REfIT press, Lincoln
2005
"Embedding ICT in Religious Education in the Classroom", Hull University (NoF)
2001
"Managing ICT in your school - Intermediate level", Hull University (NoF) 2001
"Why and What I need to know (as an RE teacher) about ICT", Farmington Trust
2000
"Using ICT in RE", Stanley Thornes
2000
"Exemplification Materials for using ICT in the classroom", Teacher Development Agency
1999
"Christianity", a teaching guide for GCSE, DCC
1993
"Effects of Christianity on behaviour and lifestyles", a teaching guide for GCSE, DCC
1992
Articles / Papers / Magazines
Stakeholder Report for the t-mail project on teacher educators attitudes to mobile learning and proffessional development 2016
"Disruptive Technologies", Paper at the ATEE conference, Eindhoven, Nederland 2016
Barriers and Challenges Facing Pre-Service Teachers use of Mobile Technologies for Teaching and Learning, International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning 8:2 (with Burden, K (2016) 2016
"Can tablets cure the pedagogy headache?", BESA special edition journal 2016
"eBooks and Pedagogy", Paper at the iPadsinHE conference, San Francisco, USA 2016
"iBooks - real interactive books" Paper at the future of textbooks conference, Cambridge, UK 2015
"Let me explain", Paper at the MTTEP conference, Karlsruhe, Germany 2015
"It's over too soon - why teachers stay or leave", Paper at the ATEE conf., Braga, Portugal 2014
"IBL, Tablets and Trainee Teachers", Paper at the ATEE conference, Braga, Portugal 2014
"Teacher retention - a longtitudial case study", Paper at the BESA conference, Birmingham University, Birmingham 2014
"Take two tablets and see me in the morning", Paper at the inaugral iPadsinHE conference, Phapos, Cyprus 2014

"Trainsforming teacher education using iPads and inquiry based learning", BETT show, London

2014
"Using SMS as a AfL mechanism in lectures", UoH Teaching and Learning conference, Hull 2012
"PBL, Peer and Self-Assessment as M level assessment", UoH Teaching and Learning conference, Hull 2012
"Using Textwall & Mobile Phones for Instant Feedback During Lectures", IamLearn Journal 1:1 2011
"Using Textwall for instant feedback", Hull University Technology Expo, Hull, UK 2011
"Online Support for Students on a Vocational Course", Hull University Technology Expo, Hull, UK 2011
"The impact of the English Baccalaurate on Religious Education in UK schools: A survey of 2000 teachers" 2011
"New technologies for exciting RE", EFTRE seminars, Vienna, Austria 2010
"A bird in the hand: Ubiquitous technology and teacher identity", paper presented at mLearn 2010 conference, Malta 2010
"How to use ICT to enrich RE", RE Primary News, Hampshire County Council 2010
"Virtually Religious", how religion is portrayed on the internet and how we can use this in schools. European Forum for Teachers of RE conference, Bruges, Belgium 2010
"Guidance on using RE resources: Digital Resources", NATRE website - link 2010
"Guidance on using RE resources: Websites", NATRE website - link
2010
Gateway document on "Dealing with internet sites which promote hatred" - link
2010
"A clutch of ideas for the cross-school work", Celebrating RE website - link
2010
"A baker’s dozen of ideas for the secondary classroom", Celebrating RE website - link
2010
"Using social media in teaching RE", Celebrating RE website - link
2010
with Ipgrave, J and Miller, J "Responses of Three Muslim Majority Primary Schools in England to the Islamic Faith of Their Pupils", in Journal of International Migration and Integration - link
2010
"Web 2.0, filmmaking and handhelds - the future?", EFTRE seminars, Helsinki, Finland
2009
"RE - a subject for all of Europe", EFTRE seminars, Helsinki, Finland
2009
"Podcasting and pseudo-podcasting in the RE classroom", ISRSA, Cambridge
2009
"The Vox Magisterii", REsource, Autumn 2009
2009
"Teachers perceptions and needs for professional development", AULRE conference, Exeter
2009
"Just do IT, becoming an IT guy (or gal)", REsource, Summer 2009
2009
"Web 2.0, Classroom 2.0, RE 2.0", ISRSA, London
2008
"Using on-line video sources to enhance learning in RE", ISRSA, London
2008
"My Tube, Your Tube, Our Tube", RE Today, Vol 26, No. 1
2008
"Classroom activities to stimulate thinking", Primary Subjects CfSA Newsletter 1
2008
"A pedagogic pilgrimage", NATRE/OfSTED conference on RE, London
2008
"The dangers of fractured epistomologies", 13th ESSSAT conference, Sigtuna, Sweden
2008
"Web 2.0, filmmaking and handhelds - the future?", EFTRE seminars, Tourhout, Belgium
2009
"Using ICT to enhance Primary RE", Primary Times
2008
"Science and Religion in Schools, A project, Vol 8 Edition 2", Metanexus, Philedelphia
2008
"10 key principles for using ICT in Religious Education", RE Today
2008
"Can we talk about it - dialogue between science and religion", ISRSA , London
2007
"Making IT better", paper at ISRSA conference, London
2007
"Sayonara suites", Computers in Classrooms
2007
"Making it Funky: MP3, iPods and Religious Education", Computers in Classrooms
2007
"The future of RE in cyberspace" paper at the EFTRE conference, Budapest, Hungary
2007
"Virtual learning and teaching of RE" paper at the ICCS conference, Tartu, Estonia 2006
"Science and Religion, Teaching in UK schools", paper at ISRSA conference
2006
"Embedding ICT in the teaching of Religious Education", paper at ISRSA, London
2006
"Belonging to the new Europe, RE and citizenship" paper at the CoGREE conf. Berlin
2005
"ICT and pedagogic approaches to learning", paper given at AULRE, Canterbury
2005
"Virtually Here, Learning across cyberspace", St.Gabrielís Trust
2005
"ICT and the Classroom", paper at ISRSA, London
2004
"A survey of 800 RE teachers and their use of ICT", paper at AULRE, Cheltenham
2004
"ICT as a pedagogic tool" paper at the EFTRE conference, Helsinki
2004
"Transforming learning using ICT", St.Gabrielís Trust
2003
"Information Technology and e-Learning in RE" paper at ICCS conference, Budapest
2003
"The nature of Quality Assurance in a national CPD program" paper at EDEN, Rhodes 2002
"The importance of ICT in RE within the European Perspective", Vienna 2003
"The centrality of ICT", Resource
2002
A look at attitudes to RE among some 14 and 15 year olds in schools
1997
Regular column in the NATRE Local Groups Newsletter
2007+
Various contributions in RE Today
1995-2010
CD-ROMs / DVDs
"Visits to WW1 - Graveyards", EFTRE conference, Bruges
2010
"Science and Religion in Secondary Schools", Trafford Publishing - version 3.0
2010
"Science and Religion in Secondary Schools", Trafford Publishing - version 2.0
2007
"Science and Religion in Primary Schools", Trafford Publishing - version 2.0
2007
"Active Citizenship in Europe", Inter-European Commission for Church and School
2007
"Embedding ICT in RE for ITE", Becta v2
2006
"Science and Religion in Secondary Schools", Trafford Publishing
2005
"Science and Religion in Primary Schools", Trafford Publishing
2005
"Embedding ICT in RE for ITE", Becta v1
2005
"101 Activities for ICT", Becta
2004
"Using ICT for RE", REfIT
2003
"World Religions", Sparrowhawk and Heald
2000
Websites
ACTIVE
Teacher Education
Learning and Teaching: Professional Studies for Trainee Teachers 2010-pres.
Teaching Science in the Primary School 2010-pres.
Innovative Teaching with Web 2.0 Technologies 2010-pres.
Digital Awareness 2012-pres.
Using iPads in Teacher Education 2012-pres.
Web Support for other organisations
European Conference on Christian Education [ECCE] 2007-pres.
European Forum for Teachers of Religious Education [EFTRE] 2005-pres.
Coordinating Group for Religion in Education [CoGREE] 2006-pres.
Association of RE Inspectors, Advisors and Consultants [AREIAC] 2005-pres.
Inter-European Commission on Church and School [ICCS] 2004-pres.
Shap Working Party on RE [Shap] 2007-pres.
An audio glossary for the Shap working party [Go to site] 2007-pres.
A glossary of RE terms [Go to site] 2007-pres.
Education Photos: Images to stimulate teaching and learning
2007-pres.
ARCHIVE SUPPORT
National Association of Standing Advisory Councils in RE [NASACRE] 2005-13
Association of University Lecturers in RE [AULRE] 2005-13
Science and Religion in Schools [SRSP] 2005-13
The GCSE RE support site [GCSERE] 2000-10
Religious Education PGCE: A support website for those engaged in the PGCE (RE) 2009-11
If ITs not better RE then don't do it: Supporting the use of technology in RE 2008-11
Spirited Music: Using Music as part of the teaching of Religious Education 2009-10
Mentoring: Developing skills with RE non-specialists 2008-09
MA module on teacher development 2008-09
Primary Embedding: Using ICT in the Primary School: An on-line programme 2007-10
ICT 2008, as part of a series of INSET courses, Osiris Educational 2007-09
Outstanding RE , as part of a series of INSET courses, Osiris Educational 2007-10
Using ICT to enhance RE, as part of a series of INSET courses, Osiris Educational 2007-09
Television Programmes
ICT materials for RE, Teachers TV
2006
Science and Religion, Teachers TV
2005
School Materials - which do not occur in other sections
The GCSE matrix
2007/8
Webquests for RE, RE Today
2007
Exemplar materials for using ICT in RE, Becta publications
2006
Matrix for self-assessment on ICT competence in RE (on-line) 2006
Science and Religion in Schools, Primary materials - various contributions 2005/6
Science and Religion in Schools, Secondary materials - various contributions 2005/6
Exemplar materials for using ICT in RE, Becta publications (on-line)
2005
GCSE Booster Materials, produced for the Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
2004
The GCSE Board Game
2004
Curriculum materials for CPD, Open University
2004
Global Gateway, British Council
2003
Activities for the Key Stage 3 National Strategy for ICT
2003
National Opportunities Fund, Embedding ICT in RE
2002
TES LearnFree materials for History and Religious Education
1999
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