Tagged: New South Wales

Ethical enquiry or moral instruction? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 19, 2012

There has been a raging debate locally about the religious instruction classes in New Zealand public schools. I commented before that the Churches Education Commission, who run this programme, are hiding behind the provision of values teaching in the school curriculum … Continue reading → … Read More

A victory for secular ethics - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 25, 2010

I have been following a small controversy which has raged this year in New South Wales. It involves the teaching of ethics in school classes. Well, a bit more complicated than that (why should anyone oppose the teaching of ethics). … Continue reading → … Read More