Tag Archives: Australia

[Australia]: Comment: Instruction in ethics, separate from any religious education, should be made available to all children

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Ethics Classes spreading

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Education Integration Challenges

Education Integration Challenges: the Case of Australian Muslims is a publication which compliments an earlier book by the same author Dr. Abe Ata entitled:  Us and Them: Christian Muslim relations and cultural Harmony in Australia (David Lovell Publishing, 2010).
This new book additionally show results from a national survey which was conducted by the author for [...]

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Education reviewer Kevin Donnelly makes case for more religion to be taught in public schools

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How Australian Muslims are fitting into a newly emerging Australian identity

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Theologian urges more school ethics

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Difference Differently

The interactive online resource, Difference Differently, launched by Together for Humanity, helps students and teachers explore the challenges and opportunities created by diversity.  It provides 14 online modules in English, History, Geography and Civics and Citizenship for students in Years 3 to 10.  Each module includes Teacher Notes, which provide Australian Curriculum links and class based [...]

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CFP Deadline: Feb 28, “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies,” Australia

[ January 24, 2013 to February 28, 2013. ] CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Inaugural Australasian Conference on Islam will be held on the theme “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies” 24–26 November 2013. Abstract submission date: 28 February 2013.

Although religious diversity is more pronounced in the Western and Asia-Pacific context, such diversity even exists in predominantly Muslim societies. Key drivers in identity formation include [...]

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Reclaiming Multiculturalism: Global Citizenship and Ethical Engagement with Diversity

[ November 15, 2012 to November 16, 2012. ] This event is the 3rd Annual International Symposium on Multiculturalism and is hosted by the Centre of Citizenship and Globalisation (CCG) in partnership with the Audiovisual Media Lab for the Study of Cultures and Societies (LAMACS) at the University of Ottawa. The conference will take place in Melbourne, Australia, 15-16 November 2012, and invites scholars, [...]

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“Buddhism & Australia 2013″, Australia

[ January 23, 2013 to January 25, 2013. ] Buddhism & Australia Inc has the pleasure to inform that the International Conference ”Buddhism & Australia 2013” will be held  23 – 25th of January, 2013 in Perth, Western Australia.
The conference acknowledges Buddhism in Austral-Asian region, its’ history and knowledge, involving Buddhism and notable people in its’ religious history.
The first conference „Buddhism & Australia“ took [...]

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