Minister Chris Hipkins believes in secular education and does not believe schools should be offering religious instruction.
So Labour wants compulsory instruction in climate change, sexuality, mindfulness and gender confusion indoctrination, but any mention of love, joy, hope and faith should be banned. Will karakia be next?
Parents will be required to give explicit permission in writing for their children to receive religious instruction at state schools under a planned law change.
It may be the beginning of the end of primary schools offering religious instruction.
Education Minister Chris Hikpkins told the Herald he believes in secular education and does not believe schools should be offering religious instruction.
“But we need a bit more of a national conversation about that before we get into that,” he said.NZ Herald 13 January 2020
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