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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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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The Baha’i Place of Worship

Baha'i Temple at duskThe Mashriqu’l-Adhkár is the designation of a place of worship, or temple, of the Bahá’í Faith. Usually known in the West as a House of Worship, the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár is a term that means literally, “Dawning-place of the praise of God.” Integral with the Temple are its accessory buildings, without which the Mashriqu’l-Adhkár would not be a complete social institution. These buildings are to be devoted to such activities as a school for science, a hospice, a hospital, an asylum for orphans. here the circle of spiritual experience at last joins, as prayer and worship are allied directly to creative service, eliminating the static subjective elements from religion and laying a foundation for a new and higher type of human association”.
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The Buddhist Place of Worship

Buddhist temple, LaosWorship in Buddhism takes different forms. Some have devotion to Buddha and to Bodhisattvas. Worshippers may sit on the floor barefoot facing an image of Buddha and chanting, perhaps chanting mantras. They will listen to monks chanting from religious texts, perhaps accompanied by instruments, and take part in prayers. A Buddhist temple or Buddhist monastery, is the place of worship for Buddhists, the followers of Buddhism. They include the structures called vihara, chaitya, stupa, wat and pagoda in different regions and languages. Temples in Buddhism represent the pure land or pure environment of a Buddha.
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