If you are a parent and is interested in having Buddhist Religious Instruction offered at your child's school, we might be able to help you with your requested by liaising with the prospective school.
Young Buddhist Students Reflections
“I like Buddhism classes because other places are noisy and busy. Mediation time makes me feel peaceful.” Owen Liu, Grade 1 Indooroopilly SS
“Buddhism class teaches me to appreciate the good things in this world and how my affect others.” Amily Le Souvannam, Grade 6, Durack SS
“I like Buddhism class because it educates me to become a better person like the Buddha. It is also very important for me because my family is Buddhist. I have also learned to be calm by taking deep breaths and keeping my mind peaceful. This helps me to get away from the stressfulness of the real world.” Vy Dinh, Grade 5, Durack SS
I have learnt how to be nice to others and mediation helps me to be calm.” Ryland Ly, Grade 4, Durack SS
I learnt why sometimes I feel happy, sometimes not happy and sometimes in the middle.” Ruby, Grade 1, Oakleigh SS
‘I like Buddhism class because it is fun. I like coloring and drawing and learning about the Buddha. I also get to bring my folder home.” Vivienne Giddins, Grade 1, Oakleigh SS
As of 2018, we have a total of 13 schools across Metropolitan Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Cairns conducting Buddhist classes under the Queensland Government’s Religious Instruction Program.
Metropolitan Brisbane Brisbane State High School Darra State School Durack State School Indooroopilly State School Ironside State School MacGregor State School Oakleigh State School Runcorn Heights State School Sunnybank Hills State School Jindalee State School West End State School
Gold Coast Benowa State School Robina State School