What is the point of a “non-judgemental” ethics course? That’s the question posed by ACL’s NSW Director David Hutt writing on the The Punch
With the NSW Government moving to legislate ethics classes in competition with Scripture classes in NSW primary schools, David says it is time to ask some more probing questions about the merit of a non-judgemental approach to ethics.
For example, who will be funding the course? How will St James guarantee its volunteer teachers won’t just be teaching their own brand of ethics? Given that teachers who participated in the trial believed there were no “right or wrong” answers, how will Dr Longstaff (the head of the St James Ethics Centre) guarantee we won’t just be teaching kids moral relativism? Click here
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