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National Symposium: Religious Education, Secularisation and Australian Catholic Schools

BBI is delighted to host a national Symposium that explores the relationship between secularisation and religious education in Catholic schools.

Religious education is a critical aspect of Catholic identity and as such needs to be both attuned and responsive to our social context. Pope Francis has spoken about this time as a change of era. In light of this, the symposium is aimed at exploring the implication of changes in the wider culture for religious education in Australian Catholic schools.

Title: Religious Education, Secularisation and Australian Catholic Schools
Date: Thursday 27 to Friday 28 July, 2017
Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Venue: Waterview at Bicentennial Park
Address: Bicentennial Drive, Sydney Olympic Park (view map & directions)
Fee: TBC
Catering: Fee includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea each day.

Keynote speakers:

There will be a number of international and national high-profile speakers and experts in their field, who will be presenting over the two days. This information will be released shortly.

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Book Launch

Religious Education in Australian Catholic Schools, edited by Professor Richard Rymarz and Dr Angelo Belmonte will be launched at a cocktail event at 6.00pm on Thursday 27 July. All symposium participants are invited to attend, at no additional charge.

Enquiries

For program enquiries, please contact:
Mr Greg Baynie - National Coordinator – Professional Development and Short Courses
T: 02 9847 0586 or E: gbaynie@bbi.catholic.edu.au

For registration enquiries, please contact:
Ms Belinda Srour – Professional Development Events Coordinator
T: 02 9847 0590 or E: bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au

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