Professor Dame Marie Bashir a guest of honour at Primary Ethics class

Professor Dame Marie Bashir is indefatigable in her grassroots support of Australian communities and last Wednesday, March 7, her attention was on ethics classes in public schools. Despite the loss of her husband Sir Nicholas Shehadie in recent weeks, Professor Bashir continues to dedicate an incredible amount of energy and time to supporting communities build … Continue reading Professor Dame Marie Bashir a guest of honour at Primary Ethics class

Four reasons ethics teachers won’t give your child a treat this Easter

In the lead up to Easter, we sometimes hear that it's not fair that children in ethics class miss out on the chocolate eggs and other Easter-themed treats that are handed out in some of the religious instruction classes. Because giving good reasons is an important skill students are encouraged to develop in ethics class, … Continue reading Four reasons ethics teachers won’t give your child a treat this Easter

Out now: PrimaryEthics@Home

For parents and carers | First edition | March 2017 Welcome to PrimaryEthics@Home! This first edition for 2017 introduces the topics covered in ethics classes in term 1, plus gives background reading and activities designed to help further ethical discussion with your children at home. Every day parents, families and teachers help children form their own opinions about … Continue reading Out now: PrimaryEthics@Home