The launch event for ‘Our Stories’ features the stories of four refugees building a new life in Australia. Alpha, Shabnam, David and Aya each arrived in Australia at a different time and from different ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds – will occur at the LaunchPad Hub, Richmond on the evening of 11 December.
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Forgiving those who have wronged us is one of the most difficult things we ever do. It is also one of the most healing.
The choice is ours.
Read an interfaith perspective on Forgiveness scribed by a Jewish Rabbi.
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Mindfulness can help students – and teachers – to be calm in the classroom. Here, we watch one video explaining the ins and outs of meditation in class. Adults discuss the benefits and pitfalls while students navigate stress and negative thoughts. Plus: Explore three ways to bring mindfulness to the classroom.
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A massive information campaign about “Special Religious Education” (SRE) aimed at parents launches across NSW this week. Over 100 buses, 760,000 leaflets and 80 radio stations will carry the info campaign to parents at more than 2100 state schools.
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Maths, science, history and death?
This could be a school timetable in a state in Australia, if a proposal by the Australian Medical Association Queensland is accepted.
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Maquarie University provides a range of resources for schools. In this list, there are general internet resources for Ancient Israel, the Ancient Near East, Christian and Jewish studies of Ancient Israel.
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Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. You can learn about the history and social impact of world religions through their scriptures with experts representing several of the world’s religious traditions.
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The JAINpedia Resource Box contains objects that tell you more about the Jain faith. It can be used in the classroom or anywhere you want young people to find out more about the Jain faith.
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I began reading Buddhist storybooks to my son when he was about four. Over the years we’ve read some wonderful ones that have gently influenced how he sees the world and how he deals with the big and challenging emotions that go along with being a kid, writes Tynette Devaux.
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The University of Tasmainia in collboration with Monash University and Deakin University provide study opportunity to interested participants in the Interfaith Movement in Australia. The study focusses on evaluating the impact of interfaith activities on religous diversity in Australia.
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