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Teaching religion, illiberals and self-development

Teaching Religion and Self-Development

Sir, – Ivor Shorts questions religious education (Letters, 3 August) which he misunderstands as being no different to teaching fairy tales – which actually do have a value! 335 more words


Faith Schools

Faith Schools

I note that the atheist religious evangelist Richard Dawkins in on Channel 4 again complaining about faith schools and telling us in superior and somewhat condescending tones about how divisive they are to the community. 700 more words


Simon Nightingale on radio talking about faith schools and fair admissions

Simon Nightingale of Shropshire Humanist Group spoke on Jim Hawkins’ radio show on 16 June on BBC Radio Shropshire.

Listen on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03wtk8f beginning around 8 minutes on the timeline. 21 more words

Meeting Thurs 16 June: Jay Harman of the British Humanist Association on Faith Schools and Fair Admissions

We shall be holding our next meeting on Thursday 16 June at 7.30 pm at the University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ. 222 more words

Queen's Speech 2016: Bishop of Ely responds on academies, RE, universities and skills

On 19th May 2016 the Bishop of Ely, Rt Revd Stephen Conway, spoke in the first day of debate on the Queen’s Speech. He focused his response on the Government’s proposals for academies, universities and further education. 1,569 more words


BHA: We've launched a new platform for whistleblowers at 'faith' schools #faithschoolsanon

From the British Humanist Association:

We’re very excited to announce Faith Schoolers Anonymous, a new project from our ‘Faith’ Schools Campaigner which helps pupils at ‘faith’ schools share their negative experiences with the world. 206 more words