A quick guide for new SRE teachers in NSW Government schools.
This is a leaflet designed for people who are involved in teaching SRE. It outlines the basics for new SRE teachers: things like how you become an SRE teacher, what to do before you begin teaching, how to enter school property and using the right language. There’s a section on where to get help too. To obtain copies of the leaflet contact the Executive Officer, Sue Sneddon p:02 4979 1335, e:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching SRE (download brochure content)
Meeting the Classroom teacher prior to teaching
Letter to classroom teacher – template for a letter from the SRE teacher to the classroom teacher at the commencement of teaching.
Special Needs Guidelines
RE in Schools Guidelines for special needs produced by the NSW Department of Education and Training.
SRE Assemblies and Seminars eg Christmas, Easter, Education Week
The following documents have been produced by ICCOREIS as a guide for those who are planning SRE assemblies or seminars. There are guidelines and templates which can be customised for each assembly or seminar.
Christmas and Easter
A CHRISTMAS PLAY This script is for a Christmas play that can be performed by adults at a primary school assembly.
Richard Cootes. Richard’s CD Remember Me focuses on the events of Holy Week and Easter. The songs have been written for a dramatic re-enactment of these events, by children. Available from the Catholic Mission Office, PO Box 768, Newcastle 2300, phone 02 4979 1142.
A Christian service is provided for Education Week, each year, usually in late July/early August.
EDUCATION WEEK 2016
- Education Week suggestions for use
- Education Week Order of Service Sheet – Black and White
- Education Week Order of Service Sheet – Colour
Download service for 2014
DVD Training Kits for SRE Teachers
- Kit 1 – Everyone Counts, Everyone Belongs: Educating Students with Special Needs.
- Kit 2 – Implications of Learning Difficulties for Classroom Learning.
- Kit 3 – Effective Classroom Management: What Works, What Doesn’t and Who Can Help.
- Kit 4 – Cultural Differences: Teaching a Multicultural Class.
- Kit 5 – Special Needs of Aboriginal Students.
To order one or more of these kits, download the TrainingKitsOrder
Conference Papers: Effective SRE for Young Australians
Drama Workshop presented by Tony Jones
Special needs workshop presented by Patricia Mowbray
Papers from ICCOREIS Forum – Valuing Volunteers
Acknowledging volunteers – Mandy Jones.
Advertising for volunteers – Sue Sneddon.
Recognising Gifts in others – Helen Ryan.
Mentoring – Mary Smith.
Volunteer Networks – Peter Adamson.