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2018 RE Academic Conference

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 12 September 2018
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Venue:  O'Shea Centre
Address: 19 Lovedale Street, Wilston (see venue details)
Fee: $100 + GST
Catering: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included
Registration: Click here to Register Online.
Cancellation:  Click here to view the Event Cancellation Policy

Program Details

9:00am Opening welcome Brendan Hyde
9:10am Setting the research agenda for Religious Education in Australian Catholic Schools
10:00am  Breakout 1
Spirituality Teaching 1 Formation
1. Tracy McEwan 3. Leigh Stower 5. Alsion Gore
The Ebb and Flow of Religiosity: The Belief and Practice of Church-attending Catholic Women in Australia 

No doubt About It: Honouring the Powerful Questions in Religious Education

From REC to APRIM, Religious Leadership in South Australian Catholic Schools

2.Richard Bergholcs

4. William Oates

6  Chris Hackett,  Shane Lavery,  Margaret Scharf

How do teachers draw on Spirituality for the RE classroom?

Theologia of a custodian stance of An Aboriginal response to teaching & learning in a Catholic College

The impact of the Galilee spiritual and faith formation program on the personal and professional efficacy of Catholic school educators in Western Australia

11:00am Morning tea
11:30am Breakout 2
Vision 1 Teaching 2 Vision 2
7. Drasko Dizar

10. Toni Foley and Maree Dinan- Thompson

13. Angela Collins

To RE or not to RE? that is the question: RE in a Catholic Curriculum

Inter-religious dialogue in the classroom – potential for students to humanise the religious other and create plausible meanings for their own religious identity

Content of the RE Curriculum - what do we teach in a diverse, secularised, media saturated teenage culture?

8. Kevin Lenahan

11. Sharon Freeman

14. Janina Starkey

Entering the Dialogue of Salvation: Religious Education, Dialogue and Transformation

How Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese of Melbourne make programs for sacramental preparation.

Shaping a new curriculum: Issues and challenges.

9. Gerard O’Shea

12. Michael Vial

15.Antonella Poncini

Towards a Trinitarian Anthropology of Learning.

Do we teach for Capabilities and Dispositions in Religious Education?

A  Western Australian perspective of teaching and assessing Religious Education in Catholic schools.

1:00pm Lunch
2:00pm Breakout 3
Formation Teaching  

16. John Topliss

19. Anne Marie Irwin

22. Christopher Hayman

Is wisdom more important than knowledge for a Catholic Religious Education Mentor?’

A Case for Cavalletti in the Classroom: The SALT Approach

Kerygma & Catholic Schools: Investigating Strategies for Evangelising Australian Catholic Secondary Schools

17. Ann Casson

20.  Brendan Hyde

23. Leonard Franchi
  What can we learn from the Godly Play approach about how early years’ students are predisposed to learn in religious education?  

18. Christine Robinson,  Chris Hackett

21 Sharon Law-Davis, Christine Robinson, Rebecca Mola & Jessica Fic

24. Paul Sharkey

The role of spiritual and religious capabilities for deeper learning in Religious Education

Pre-service teachers’ perspectives about Godly Play as a strategy for teaching scripture in Religious Education in primary schools.


Registration Enquiries

Belinda Srour

Events Manager

bsrour@bbi.catholic.edu.au or 02 9847 0030


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