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?

Research supports growth of ethics classes in South West Sydney Schools

The six-month research phase of South West Sydney Schools Project (SWSSP) has concluded. It's the first location-specific project of Primary Ethics to increase the awareness of and engagement with our ethics program across south west Sydney. It has been generously funded by the Fred Archer Charitable Trust, through Perpetual Impact. We'd like to thank Rebecca … Continue reading Research supports growth of ethics classes in South West Sydney Schools

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)

PrimaryEthics@Home for Parents and Carers | October 2018

Welcome to term 4, and to PrimaryEthics@Home! This October edition covers a selection of topics taught in ethics classes in terms 3 and 4. Visit the parents and carers hub for more about the program. Kindergarten Intentions and knowledge: what might a whale know? This topic begins with a humorous Norwegian folk tale that builds on previous discussions about … Continue reading PrimaryEthics@Home for Parents and Carers | October 2018

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

Meet some Primary Ethics volunteers

Newcastle volunteers help shape the future of ethics education

How do we help children make wise decisions in their lives today, while equipping them to be responsible leaders for tomorrow? That was one of the questions posed at the Primary Ethics conference held at the University of Newcastle on Saturday, where 60 volunteers met to workshop strategies for making ethics education available to more … Continue reading Newcastle volunteers help shape the future of ethics education

Boost for Classroom Support

We're delighted that Coral Sturgess has accepted the role of Classroom Support manager. Coral, who has been a Classroom Support Team (CST) member for over 2 years, is also one of our teacher trainers, and has a wealth of experience as a high school teacher and executive, a teacher trainer for the Department of Education, and a university … Continue reading Boost for Classroom Support