Finally time to read the Sunday Age and the largely Victorian debate over the teaching of religious instruction in public/ state schools continues.
Professor Barry McGaw, the chairman of the national curriculum authority, told The Sunday Age: ”I don’t see anything wrong with a special religious instruction that operates precisely on [the current] grounds. If we deny any place to religion in public education and wish to make it entirely [secular], we are actually basing it on a particular world view.
Article, Curriculum head warns against axing religion. See also, Clarifying school chaplaincy.