Many young people have never knowingly met an Aboriginal person, a Jew or a Muslim. Research shows that information on its own is not enough to eliminate prejudice and misunderstandings. By engaging children and adults in positive experiences of diversity and teaching them about different religions and cultures, Together for Humanity looks to address divisions and replace them with mutual respect and cooperation.
Continue reading “Together for Humanity”
These days, Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of justice, equality, and peace seems more important than ever. Since your kids will probably be home for Martin Luther King Day, here are six books about the great man to share with them, no matter their age.
Continue reading “Six Books for Martin Luther King Day”
The Tony Blair Faith Foundation and McGill University are delighted to announce an intensive training course entitled ‘Education and Security: The Challenge of Religious Diversity’. The course will take place in Montreal, Canada from 15-20 June and applications are currently welcomed from security, policy, education and development professionals and researchers. The course consists of a series of workshops which will explore policy options for countering religious extremism through effective education that promotes open-mindedness, understanding and dialogue within often complex faith-based and secular contexts.
Continue reading “Education and Security: The Challenge of Religious Diversity”
The founder of Toowoomba’s Pure Land Learning College says education can play a part in peace, and hopes to build a new university in the garden city to prove it.
Continue reading “Is religious education the key to world peace?”
Recently issued Victorian Education Department Ministerial Direction MD141 on Special Religious Instruction in Government schools requires publication of SRI Curriculum materials in the public domain. On this page, the Sikh Council of Victoria post their materials for SRI Classes in Victorian Schools.
Continue reading “Sikh SRI in Victorian Primary Schools”
Values Education plays a central role in self-concept, self esteem, self-deterimination and self-awareness in students. Values education is an axis on which education revolves.
Continue reading “Values Education”
Moonee Valley Interfaith Network in collaboration with the City of Moonee Valley will conduct a program on Faith Education of Children, called “Celebrating our Diversity” on 26 May 2014 at the Moonee Valley Civic Centre.
Continue reading “Celebrating our Diversity – Education of Children”
On this page, we list resources relating to the Buddhist philosophy and way of life.
Continue reading “Buddhism Resources”
On this page, we list resources for the Baha’i Faith.
Curriculum Resources for Teachers
Baha’i on Youtube
Baha’ Education in Schools – Perth Baha’i Community
Resources for Baha’i Childrens Classes – Blogspot