Education

ozatheist on December 2nd, 2008

The 7.30 report tonight discussed how the Senate is due to discuss private school funding. A vote is expected in the Senate late tonight on the Government’s controversial $28 billion assistance package for private schools. The Coalition is resisting key elements of the bill, including a national curriculum and public disclosure of the finances of [...]

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ozatheist on November 15th, 2008

Rudd and Gillard continue the Howard toxic legacy of throwing vast amounts of money to tax exempt religious organisations in order to run (or should that be ruin) our education system. Turning what should be a secular system, open to everyone, providing unbiased (religiously) education; into a sectarian education system overseen by organisations with one [...]

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ozatheist on October 4th, 2008

Why not, every other religion is, at least pagans don’t believe in an authoritarian deity. The United Pagan Church of Australia (UPCoA) wants to teach paganism in government schools in New South Wales (NSW). As the UPCoA state on their website: In New South Wales, government schools are required to provide religious education of two [...]

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ozatheist on September 11th, 2008

I received two long comments from Muslims on my ‘A Muslim Education’ post. The comments from lwtc247 required more  than a simple response from me in the comments section, hence this post. I suggest you first read lwtc247’s comment at the ‘A Muslim Education’ post, then come back and read this response. I will quote [...]

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