Playground evangelism: Should schools restrict student discussion of religion?

A recent review into religious instruction in government schools in Queensland has suggested that religious instruction materials could adversely impact on the ability of schools to provide a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for students. Despite not being an official policy of the Department of Education and Training and only explicitly affecting Queensland government schools, […]

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NZ school shifts religion class after complaints

A¬†Presbyterian Church-founded independent school in Auckland has moved its religious classes from the school day after two complaints were made to the Human Rights Commission, the NZ Herald has reported. The complainants argued the Christian-based lessons at St Heliers School – which were not compulsory – discriminated against non-Christian students and should not be part […]

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