The Special Religious Instruction (SRI) debate has been raging in Victoria , writes Anna Halafoff.
Currently, ACCESS Ministries’ Christian volunteers deliver 96% of Special Religious Instruction programs in Victoria’s government schools.
By contrast, “world religions education” replaced Christian religious education in the United Kingdom’s government school sector in the mid-1970s.
The Special Religious Instruction debate is running hot. Read the third of the Op-Ed pieces provided by Anna Halafoff, Vice-Chair of Religions for Peace Australia on the ABC Religion and Ethics website.