Undergraduate | CUR-EDC430 | 2024
Teaching About Jesus in Catholic Schools
Learn about Jesus, his teachings, and the people and events of his time. You’ll cover the birth and death of Jesus, and the significant religious events that commemorate his life. Explore how religious education in Catholic schools teach Jesus’ messages.
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- Start dates
- 25 Nov 2024
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- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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Teaching About Jesus in Catholic Schools
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- describe the human and divine nature of Jesus and his core gospel teachings within the Catholic tradition
- explain key terms: ‘beatitude’, ‘Christ’, ‘gospel’, ‘hypostatic union’, ‘incarnation’, ‘kingdom of God’, ‘miracle’, ‘parable’, ‘resurrection’ and ‘trinity’
- apply a gospel teaching of Jesus as presented in the Perth Archdiocesan Religious Education Units of Work to the life experience of students within a Catholic school setting
- reflect critically on the personal and professional readiness of staff to be supportive of or teach Jesus’ gospel message in Catholic schools
- Cultural and historical context of Jesus’ time
- Kingdom of God
- Parable of the Sower
- Teachings of Jesus: Beatitudes
- Teachings of Jesus: Lord’s Prayer
- Jesus: human and divine
- Jesus and the Trinity
- Incarnation (Advent & Christmas)
- Resurrection (Lent & Easter)
- Mary: ‘first disciple’
- Missionary discipleship
This subject explores the nature of the person of Jesus and his core gospel teachings as understood within the Catholic Church tradition. Participants are to understand Jesus’ mission to proclaim the ‘good news’ of the kingdom of God and how this news is applied through the Perth Archdiocesan Religious Education Units of Work to the life experience of students within Catholic school settings. The course provides opportunities for participants to reflect critically on the personal and professional readiness of staff to be supportive of or teach Jesus’ gospel message in Catholic schools.
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- Journal of reflections on the first 6 unit topics (50%)
- Analytical essay selected from the last 6 unit topics (50%)
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