Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control
Spiritualities, Religion, and Meaning
Accredited in June 2021 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2022. Editorial changes may be made during the implementation process.
Stage 2 Religion Studies will be taught for the last time in 2022.
Stage 2 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Ethical understanding
In this subject, students extend and apply their ethical understanding by, for example:
- identifying religiously derived ethical codes and social‑justice principles that exist within, between, and outside religious communities, including principles relating to human rights, sustainability, and working for peace
- articulating and justifying their ethical positions, while respecting others’ culture, personal experience, world views, and ethical viewpoints
- identifying and considering ideology, consumerism, and socio‑economic models, in order to reflect with empathy and act with ethical understanding
- planning, implementing, and reviewing strategies to address injustice and inequality.