See below for upcoming basic SRE training days (based on the agreed framework as set out by ICCOREIS NSW Inc.)
There are Legislative and Department of Education (DoE) guidelines and requirements for SRE and not only is it most important that all SRE teachers abide by these, we as an Association desire to keep raising the bar to be the best we can be in the classroom. Approved Providers, such as the Association of Baptist Churches in NSW & ACT (Baptist Union of NSW), have to give an assurance to the government that all teachers they authorise receive ‘initial and ongoing training’. That means, that to receive authorisation (along with your Working With Children Check number), two types of training is required – safe ministry training (Creating Safe Spaces) and SRE classroom training.
Safe ministry training (Creating Safe Spaces)
It is a Government requirement that all teachers attend initial and ongoing training in child protection. We require that you attend one that includes spiritual aspects, therefore
Please click here Joseph Lam to email Joseph for information of Creating Safe Spaces Training (includes Child Protection).
Important Note: ONLY training provided by an Approved member of the SCTA (Safe Church Training Agreement). There is a non approved on-line one around.
Please check with Joseph Lam before commencing any other training not being hosted at an Association Baptist Church.
SRE Essentials training
Due to changes since 2011 to legislation and DEC requirements, only training done since Jan 2012 will be recognised for current authorisation.
As a member of ICCOREIS we have agreed to a framework for training and there are a number of ways that you may complete the training requirements using approved trainers. CLICK HERE for the ICCOREIS Standard – (Appendix 12)
It is a requirement for Paid High School SRE Teachers to do the two On Line certificate level courses – ‘Teaching Christian Faith in the Classroom’ & ‘Introduction to Pastoral Care’ – through Morling College (or Timothy Partnership) .
Click here for more information.
ChristianSRE on line
CLICK HERE for a summary of the SRE Essentials Overview
Important Information: This training is not just about ‘how’ to teach, but also about the ‘why’.
It is for new and experienced SRE teachers (including trained and experienced classroom teachers and pastors) regardless of which curriculum you use.
99% of people leave the day feeling re-energised, enthusiastic, and amazed at what they have learned and have been able to share.
DOWNLOAD for information to do Observation Lesson (Module 6)
DOWNLOAD for information to do HELPER Observation Lesson (Module 6)
CLICK HERE to download your own SRE Training record sheet
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