eSafety Guidelines

eSafety GuideIn Special Religious Instruction, where lessons are taken online, there are legal requirements to provide for the safety of the children participating. It behooves teachers, lecturers and lesson guides to take up the principle of “Protection of the Community” and put into practice appropriate eSafety Guidelines for your online Special Religious Instruction.
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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

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Pope Francis has instituted a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on Sunday, 25 July 2021. Identifying with the more senior members of our society, he says “The whole Church is close to you – to us – and cares about you, loves you and does not want to leave you alone!”

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Islamic Special Religious Education NSW

Islamic Special Religious Education NSWThe Islamic Council of NSW (ICNSW) delivers scripture classes to NSW Primary Schools. The Australian National Imams Council (ANIC) provides delivery of Islamic scripture classes to Muslim students in NSW public high schools.
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Jewish SRE in NSW

Jewish SRE in NSWSpecial Religious Education (SRE), also known as ‘Scripture,’ is the Board of Jewish Education’s largest educational program across NSW government schools. Board of Jewish Education teachers travel to nearly 60 schools across NSW to teach foundational Jewish knowledge in once-a-week SRE classes which are provided for free by the Board.
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How to Talk to Children About Death: The Right Words to Say

Children and questionsUnderstanding how to explain death to a child is important. It is one of the biggest questions parents must discuss with kids: What is death? What do you say to your kid when they ask, “What happens when you die?” or “Why do people die?” Is there a right way to explain death to a child?
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