In 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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The Sikh Khalsa Mission of NSW is authorised to teach “special religious education”(SRE) in government schools. The objectives of the Sikh Khalsa Mission are given, along with a preview of topics and curriculum stages.
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The Bible society offers homeschooling lessons for children aged 5-11 on its website. This material may be used by parents when children are home account the pandemic or for other community protection causes.
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The 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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Special 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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Ahimsa means non-violence, and was the foundation of the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Ahimsa is a human value. The significance of values lies thus: Behaviour is based on choices; choices are guided by values. The Ahimsa Center offers a non-violence curriculum for grades K-12.
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Understanding 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 Victorian Multicultural Commission is aware that the upcoming NAPLAN dates coincide with EID, the Islamic Festival that celebrates the end of the month of fasting, the month of Ramadan.
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The 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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Worship 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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