You’ll enjoy this insightful interview with Artificial Intelligence, ChatGPT, on navigating religious instruction for children, promoting respect and critical thinking.
The religious Diversity Centre recommendations to the government on the introduction of religious studies into primary schools have finally been released.
Sara Passmore, Vice-President of the New Zealand Society of Rationalists and Humanists, raises concerns with the government about the potential for back-door religious instruction when planning a curriculum for religious education without input from non-religious people.
Is your children’s school still asking parents to opt children out of religious instruction? Bible in Schools should now be opt-in only.
The NZSTA has allowed Christian Religious evangelists to promote themselves to Boards of Trustees at their annual conference. Why do they do this?
Boards of Trustees will need to consider how they respond to new legislation on religious instruction. This is a short guide to what they need to consider.
The Education and Training bill. Is it an improvement or further entrenchment of legislation that should be long gone?
Opaheke School’s Board of Trustees is about to make a decision on whether or not to allow religious instruction to remain in the school. A very fuzzy community vote is meant to inform them on what parents want but it’s got issues and has nothing to do with the motivations behind religious instruction.
Another school has taken the decision to remove religious instruction classes. But what do the locals think?
Remember how important it was for you to fit in and be like your friends when you were a kid? Bible in Schools relies on that feeling to coerce parents and children into accepting religious instruction. Does your school do this?