Values such as trustworthiness, respect for others, bravery, tolerance for diversity, compassion and good citizenship are essential to students and should not be taught as religious doctrines.
In the context of a secular and multi-religion society, religion must be discussed and contained in an objective, impartial and balanced manner.
The learning programs should target to instill knowledge about principles of religious liberty as enshrined in the constitution.
If religious groups were allowed to mandate what is taught, essential component of the educational system would be lost or distorted because of the views of the religious group.
Religion is based on an individual’s preference and should not be forced upon another individual.