Civics and citizenship / Year 7 / Civics and Citizenship Knowledge and Understanding / Citizenship, diversity and identity

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How Australia is a secular nation and a multi-faith society with a Christian heritage (ACHCK051)

Elaborations
  • defining the terms ‘secular’, ‘multi-faith’ and ‘diverse society’ and discussing their relevance to Australia today
  • identifying trends regarding religious observance in Australian society using the Australian Bureau of Statistics and other data sources
  • exploring the diversity of spiritualities among Aboriginal and Torres Islander communities from traditional spirituality to the adoption of other religions such as Christianity and Islam
  • appreciating the cultural and historical foundations of Australias Christian heritage
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Cultural diversity,  Dreaming (Spiritual),  Religious faiths,  Secular belief systems

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