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Sex education in the UK: time for a far-reaching overhaul

First published by Open Democracy, Tuesday 31st March 2015

Sex education in British schools is failing to educate children about consent and healthy relationships, or include LGBT issues and address harmful gender stereotypes. 1,433 more words

2015

‘Faith based schools are an important part of the suite of educational provision and as such should be funded by the state’. Discuss. L Norman

The hype in recent media articles regarding state funded faith based schools has caused many debates and discussions on the topic, to the extent that there have been protests about the opening of two Roman Catholic schools in West London in 2013 (Morrison, 2014; Paton, 2014; Bingham, 2013; Smith, 2013). 224 more words

Faith based schools are an important part of the suite of educational provision and as such should be funded by the state’. Discuss. By A Sadler

Faith schools currently make up around one third of all state-funded schools in England of which Church of England schools are the most common followed by Roman Catholic schools and with non-Christian schools such as Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu schools being very much in the minority (Long and Bolton, 2014). 153 more words

NSS: Even the chief architect of the expansion of religious schools is now having doubts

From the National Secular Society, by Terry Sanderson

With the public, of all faiths and none, increasingly recognising the problems caused by faith schools, NSS president Terry Sanderson calls out politicians who complain about religious separatism on one hand while deliberately promoting it on the other. 449 more words

On the other side of the fence

Josephine looked over the fence and, shaking a letter in her hand, she called out to Betsy “We’ve got it, we’ve got it! Dominic has been offered a place at St Bede’s – next term” 384 more words

Quentin Queries

Faith Schools - the ridiculous passport to indoctrination and segregation - What if we introduced Political schools?

Just imagine if we were to segregate our schools on political grounds. If it was suggested that we had a Communist institute, A Fascist college, A Labour school, a Tory School, A Green School ……. 219 more words

Zeitgeist

Free Radicals?

So, after seeing a lot of this covered in the news –  radicalisation in schools. Does it happen? Who’s responsible? How can it be stopped? 318 more words