Why pilot ethics classes for year 7 students?

Primary Ethics is the single approved provider of special education in ethics (SEE) to NSW Department of Education public schools. While our primary focus is primary schools, we've fielded many requests over the years from high school principals, parents and students themselves, who have sought a secular alternative to Special Religious Education that helps young … Continue reading Why pilot ethics classes for year 7 students?

New Role: eLearning developer (contract)

Develop two online courses to support volunteers in the delivery of ethics education to children. About Primary Ethics We are an independent not-for-profit organisation delivering an engaging, age-appropriate, interconnected philosophical ethics curriculum to children in Kindergarten to Year 6. We provide this free of charge via a network of trained and accredited volunteer teachers. Ethics … Continue reading New Role: eLearning developer (contract)

Two new P/T roles to grow & sustain ethics education program

Primary Ethics is currently recruiting for two new part-time paid job opportunities within Primary Ethics to support our mission to support children to develop skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking and respectful discussion. Applications for both roles close at 5:00pm on Friday, August 31, 2018. Fundraising Manager (Part Time) Primary Ethics seeks to appoint a fundraising manager to … Continue reading Two new P/T roles to grow & sustain ethics education program

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