National Board of Religious Inspectors and Advisers

The National Board of Religious Inspectors and Advisers (NBRIA), traces its history back to 1875.

Its members are all those mandated by the Bishops of the dioceses of England and Wales to promote and support Religious Education, catechesis and Christian formation in their schools and parishes. Currently there are over 80 individual advisers working across the dioceses as well as associate members belonging to various linked organisations. The NBRIA Executive is representative of the ecclesiastical provinces and of the professional committees, which reflect the major areas of work – Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Special Needs Support, Adult Religious Formation, School Inspection.