Multi-faith education

Is there a need for multi-faith education in all Australian schools?

By Amanda Keddie, Jane Wilkinson, Lucas Walsh and Luke Howie

Australia’s diversity is frequently celebrated by politicians as a multicultural success story. Schools, particularly public schools, educating children with diverse cultural and social backgrounds, are seen as the lynchpin to such success. Yet schools and other education sites in Australia constantly confront tensions and difficulties in their efforts to be inclusive and to create a