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Avondale College

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Trash, Treasure And Trivia, Wilf Rieger Jul 2015

Trash, Treasure And Trivia, Wilf Rieger

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

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Research: What Potential Does It Hold For Teacher Practitioners?, Anthony Williams, Peter Kilgour Jan 2014

Research: What Potential Does It Hold For Teacher Practitioners?, Anthony Williams, Peter Kilgour

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

The teaching profession finds itself at the crossroads

at this time. because the crowded curriculum

and the emphasis on core competencies including

literacy and numeracy can have the tendency to push

research training into the background. The question

should be asked though, is research capability a skill

practicing teachers should be engaging with? Is

reconstructing the curricula of universities to make

research preparation a priority worth pursuing?

The following paper considers the issue of research

and what it can add to teacher practitioners’ “arsenal”

of capabilities. The authors believe that there is value

in reconsidering the curriculum of teachers, as ...


Is Christian Education Really 'Ministry'?, Don Roy Jan 2013

Is Christian Education Really 'Ministry'?, Don Roy

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Christian education is replete with terms and expressions that purportedly describe its character—‘Christ-centred education’, ‘teaching from a Christian perspective’, ‘Biblebased curriculum’, ‘redemptive discipline’, ‘servant ministry’, and so on. They are typically spontaneous expressions. To Christian educators, it seems a reasonable and proper way to describe the enterprise in which they are engaged. While each term or expression has particular connotations, the ideas they represent cluster around the notion of what constitutes ‘ministry’. It is not uncommon to hear Christian education referred to as ‘the ministry of teaching’. But is it just fanciful jargon and cliché? Or is Christian education ...


Models Of Christian Education, John Collier Jan 2013

Models Of Christian Education, John Collier

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

In early 21st century Australia, proponents of Christian faith are in an Acts (Acts 17:6,22 NIV) situation: we contend amidst the smorgasbord of multiple faiths and designer spiritualities, where any sense that Christian faith is privileged by culture, history or exclusive truth claims, is rapidly eroding. In this multi-faith, pluralistic and the increasingly secular environment, we are ironically surrounded, like Paul in ancient Athens, with many Gods, mostly of a secular nature. The Christian church needs to discover effective ways to communicate the unchanging truth of the Gospel into a society which is undergoing rapid change in its ...