ETHICS & VALUES STRAND

TEACHING UNITS

YRS 11 & 12

Does Love Make the World Go Round? by Dr Felicity McCutcheon

Includes:

  • What is Evil?
  • Narcissism
  • Human Flourishing: Wisdom from the Ancient Greeks
  • Virtue and Vice
  • What is Love?
  • Tough Love
  • Love in Action
  • Languages of Love
  • The Prisons we Choose to Live In
  • Forgiveness
  • God is Love
  • God and his Substitutes

YR 10

Applied Ethics Units by Dominic Hodnett, Christ Church Grammar School, WA

Includes:

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Religion, Conflict & Peace by Catherine Syms, Diocesan School for Girls, NZ

Includes:

  • What is Morality?
  • War as a Moral Issue – What is War? What are the causes of War?
  • War in the Modern Age – What are Weapons of Mass Destruction?
  • Just War – What do Christians teach about War? Can war ever be “fair”?
  • Islam and War
  • Judaism and War, Conflict in Israel today
  • Pacifism and Reconciliation
  • Assessment: “Should I become a Pacifist?” including Assessment Criteria
  • Useful Resources

TEACHING NOTES

Social Justice – Joining the Struggle for a Better World Power
by Tony Brennan, Guilford Young College


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