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Anthroposophy and Education

Below is an article from New View Magazine, which (in its own words) is informed and inspired by Anthroposophy. Waldorf Schools have been in the media recently, so I thought I would post this article for your consideration. 116 more words

Religion

On "you're just bitter" and other challenges

Over at ace-education.co.uk, there’s a post entitled “10 Questions for Jonny Scaramana“. Here are my answers.

Jonny Scaramanga is infamous for his anti ACE blogs.

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Fundamentalism

CEE announces plans to stop Leaving Fundamentalism

It’s always nice to be talked about. It’s particularly lovely when you’ve been campaigning against an organisation for two years and their public strategy has been to pretend nothing is happening. 1,395 more words

Fundamentalism

SACRED COWS AND A TROJAN HORSE

This is the full version of my essay on the so-called ‘ Trojan Horse’ controversy, first published in the New York Times last month under the headline… 1,118 more words

Religion

The Rapprochement That Never Quite Comes

How do you forgive a mother who blames your childhood self for the religious fundamentalism she had taught to you as a kid? Reminiscing on my childhood, reading the leaked Peter Clarke report on Birmingham “Trojan Horse”Schools” … 871 more words

Religion

Faith Schools Undercover

last monday (14th july), 8.00-8.30pm, on channel 4 tv
faith schools undercover (in the dispatches series)
cathy newman investigates illegal haredi schools in hackney

“… in the second half of the programme, Dispatches uncovers a network of illegal schools where more than 1000 boys are being taught suspicion of the outside world, and the only subject is religion.”

Not worried about the role of religion in education? You should be!

I meet a lot of people in my daily business who aren’t really that worried about the role that religion and religious groups play in education. 74 more words

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