The Broken Bay Institute in partnership with The Sociological Association of Australia’s (TASA) Sociology of Religion Thematic Group will conduct the 2016 Symposium on the topic of Religion and Young People Today – Diverse Beliefs in Turbulent Times Continue reading “Symposium: Religion and Young People Today – Diverse Beliefs in Turbulent Times”
Philosophy is sometimes associated with an anti-religious agenda perhaps because of the way in which some high-profile atheists attach themselves to it, but this misrepresents philosophy’s relationship to religion. First of all, many of the greatest and most well-known philosophers were or are religious and in a variety of different ways. So in this article, we look to the handling of all the important and tricky questions and dealing with personal biases…
Australia’s school curriculum is overcrowded and needs to refocus teaching in early childhood years on literacy and numeracy, according to a Federal Government-commissioned report released on Sunday. The review diligently considered Religion in the Australian curriculum, with input from the ACARA review into Religion in the national curriculum, but made no recommendations.
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.
On this page, we list resources relating to the Sikh Religion and way of life.
Dept of Education NSW Curriculum Support: Celebrating Diversity (integration of religious diversity, Sikh and Hindu, into K-6 HSIE) PDF
ABC Splash: Sikhs in Contemporary Australia
Sikh Society of South Australia: What is Sikhism
Sikhs in Australia: Arrival of Indians in Australia
Overview and History of Sikhs in Australia: Australian Sikhs
Racism, No Way: Introduction to Sikhs in Australia
Sikhs.org Glossary, Explanation of Sikh names and general resources
Harimandir Sahib – the Golden Temple: A Day at Darbar Sahib (The holiest shrine of Sikhism)
Saldef – Learn About Sikhs
Saldef – Brochure: Welcome to the Gurdwara (PDF)
An Insight into Sikh Philosophy and Beliefs: Sikh the Truth (PDF)
Harmandir Sahib – the holiest shrine of the Sikh Religion