The religion in schools debate is heating up again — this time with a group, Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools, calling for a parliamentary review of Religious Instruction (RI) in state schools.
At Auburn Theological Seminary, where Rabbi Baird has been named the new Dean, joint seminars for Jewish and Christian students are becoming the norm.
After the recent High Court challenge verdict on funding chaplains in schools, religious education is back in the headlines.
Fairness in Religions in Schools will conduct a public discussion on Sunday, 29 July at 3PM
The High Court has ruled that the national school chaplaincy program is constitutionally invalid because it exceeds the Commonwealth’s funding powers.
AUSTRALIAN students will be encouraged to use Twitter, blogs and Facebook as study tools in the new Civics and Citizenship national curriculum.
Many Religious Educators in Victoria are awaiting the outcome of deliberations by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Teaching of Religion in Victorian Government schools ought to reflect the growing mutifaith nature of the community and the wishes of the parents, writes Dr Anna Halafoff, Vice- Chair of Religions for Peace Australia
Professor Gary D Bouma will present a keynote address on the current debate on Religions in Australian schools on Sunday 2 October 2011.
The Special Religious Instruction (SRI) debate has been raging in Victoria , writes Anna Halafoff.
Clarity about the facts of religious education in Australian schools is needed, writes Gary Bouma.
Religious education in government schools is a hot topic in Australia.
Religions, Ethics and Education Network of Australia
What is REENA?
REENA is a working group of scholars, community practitioners, and peak body representatives working in religion and/or education in Australia.