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Have you ever struggled to explain a Biblical concept to a student, or integrate a Bible story into a lesson plan?


If so, you're not alone. Identifying this as a need at Christian Schools in Western Australia, Swan Christian Education Association developed the Biblical Foundations Curriculum.

The resource is free for classroom use and includes links to interactive content, videos, and more through this website.

Course Rationale


God has a purpose for our lives.  Over the three years from 2011 – 2014 God  called more than 50 teachers from 7 Christian schools of the Swan Christian Education Association (SCEA) to combine our efforts to develop the SCEA Biblical Foundations Curriculum Framework. 

The purpose of the framework is to enable rigorous, consistent, sequential, age-appropriate teaching of the Bible in our schools from K-12.  It builds on the best practice in our schools, nationally and internationally , whilst also encouraging us all to aspire to excellence in Biblical teaching.

The Bible as foundation is central to our understanding of Christian Education.  God’s word underpins our teaching right across the curriculum, leading to the holistic integration of a Christian Worldview/Biblical concepts into all subject areas. But Worldview teaching is not enough on its own. We also need to teach the Bible itself as a core text. 

About the Course

 

Curriculum Learning Areas


The Biblical Foundations Framework is broken into four age-based learning areas to span the entire school curriculum, from Kindergarten/Prep right through to high school graduation in Year 12.

Free for
Classroom Use


This resource was developed by dozens of teachers, education staff and other members of Swan Christian Education Association to support the cause of Christian education. The resource is free for classroom use subject to educational copyright restrictions but may not be otherwise copied, reproduced or transposed. The course contains links to external resources, such as videos, which may be subject to other copyright restrictions.