AIMS OF FIRIS
- Maintain an inclusive school curriculum that does not require any student to withdraw from class on account of different religious beliefs.
- Formally cease the practice of volunteer-run special religious instruction (SRI) during school hours.
- Follow an objective, fair and balanced comparative syllabus for education about religions and beliefs.
- Treat all religious organisations who wish to use the school facilities outside of the school day with transparent and equitable policies.
FIRIS is a parent-driven grassroots effort. More, you say?
- If you are new to “Religion in Schools”, get a quick intro by accessing The Facts.
- If you want to know hear first hand statements, check the parent’s stories and what child evangelists say, as well as some famous quotes.
- If you are looking for the CRE material used in SRI and the reports from educational academic experts on their quality, go to CRE Curriculum.
- If you want to know whether there is SRI on a school or want to report that for a school, go to the Victoria SRI Map.
- If you want to take action, subscribe to our mailing list and here are some ideas on what to do.
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