Compass

ozatheist on September 16th, 2008

Compass … this time we focus on Christian schools. How do Roman Catholic and other Christian schools teach values and religion? How do ‘Christian’ values inform teaching across the curricula? A fascinating look at what goes on in a variety of Christian schools in this country today. What makes them Christian, and are they all [...]

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ozatheist on September 9th, 2008

What goes on in an Islamic school? Who are the students and teachers? How do their curricula differ from other private and state schools? How much focus is there on religious instruction? Compass explores the stories of two Muslim schools to find out. In brief, the curricula differs in that they get taught religion, and [...]

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ozatheist on April 7th, 2008

As part of Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD) they are transporting a large cross around Australia trying to drum up interest in C-WYD. Compass (ABC1, Sunday nights) last night had a documentary about the carrying of the cross, which they compared in a way to the Olympic torch relay, through a few rural towns in [...]

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