Religion Principal

This teacher was fired because of his sexuality

Laws already allow some schools to discriminate against LGBTIQ teachers. Craig Campbell is one of those who lost their jobs for what they are. High school teacher Craig Campbell received an email from the WA Teacher Registration Board indicating that after working for two years as a relief teacher at a Baptist college south of Perth, he had been kidnapped …

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The Politics of Hate | Voice

Through Frank wright, contributor to the CP editorial | Tuesday 23 November 2021 We live in a time when definitions are a major cultural battleground. In most cases, the battle is to redefine a meaning previously understood. Marriage, gender and social justice are obvious examples. But oddly enough, a little-noticed victim of the political correct battles over redefinitions is the …

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OPINION: Government must end religious discrimination in Irish schools

Schools should be welcoming places that allow all children and staff to feel included, not places where religious discrimination is allowed without being controlled. Through David Graham and Alison Moore, Equality in Education The debate over the role of religion in our education system has swirled for years. A growing number of families want to send their children to school …

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Religious Discrimination Bill Will Break State Equality Protections, Education Union Warns | australian politics

The Coalition’s religious discrimination bill could deprive states of the power to regulate the hiring practices of religious institutions, have warned equality advocates and the Independent Education Union. Equality Australia and the IEU have said that provisions in the bill designed to allow institutions such as schools to hire staff on the basis of faith could interfere with impending changes …

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Principal par excellence – The Island

By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana “Since we are here in the Emerald Islands, let me quote the bard, William Shakespeare,” media darling and former president well known for his oratory, Barack Obama said at COP26 in Glasgow. While Scots in the audience would have found it insulting, to others it would have been hilarious! He was wrong on two points and …

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Be cautious and compassionate about religious exemptions from workplace vaccination mandates: experts

More and more employers are requiring staff, contractors and visitors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the workplace in the public and private sectors. However, there are always exceptions to the rule – and in some cases, those exceptions are personal and complicated. Healthcare workers in British Columbia must be vaccinated unless they are eligible for medical exemptions, including …

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Two lessons from the Aryan Khan affair

In recent days, the print, electronic and social media have been concerned about the Aryan Khan affair. Without a doubt, this is due to the fact that he is the son of Hindi cinema superstar Shah Rukh Khan. In keeping with the current majority ethic in the country, Khan being a Muslim has become relevant. His nearly three-decade-old interfaith marriage …

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