Queensland

God talk on the outer in Qld schools


Spreading Christianity in school yards is to be discouraged under a new directive from the Queensland education department.

CHRISTMAS cards and Jesus talk may be quashed in Queensland school yards after a review into religious instruction by the state’s education department.

The Australianhas today revealed that the move to discourage Christianity references in the state’s school yards comes as part of a bid to crack down on “junior evangelists” who may be imposing their beliefs on non-Christians.

Jarrod Sierocki

The directive comes as the department says children spreading symbols of Christianity to other students may not fit with the “inclusive environment” of the state’s multi-ethnic schools.Source:istock

The publication reported that the recent directive from the Queensland Department of Education and Training came after a review into the GodSpace religious instruction materials and is designed to promote inclusivity in schools.

“While not explicitly prohibited by the (legislation),

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/school-life/christmas-cards-jesus-talk-to-be-discouraged-in-inclusive-qld-schools/news-story/e81577470395d34e583d7b4817020769

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