Ethics classes in NSW primary schools growing despite barriers to enrolment

Grandmothers have emerged as the unlikely saviours of ethics classes in NSW primary schools, which are proving resilient despite the introduction of politically charged barriers to enrolment last year.

But there is nothing unlikely about grandmothers as saviours. This unwitting sexism/ageism continues the lie that young men are responsible for bringing change. As we have seen with the latest women’s march, older women are typically at the forefront of social movements.


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