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BHA and Young Humanists move to protect non-religious parents with guide on religion in schools

From the British Humanist Association, 20 April 2017:

The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Young Humanists have published today a comprehensive guide for non-religious parents and young people, offering support and advice on how to navigate an education system increasingly subject to undue religious influence. 624 more words

religion, education and faith schools

Faith Schools and Parental choice

Should one send their children to a faith school? In Ireland many assume it will mean “immersing” their children in the Catholic of Christian faith. 247 more words

Education

Lib Dem Spring Conference 2017 - Report

Almost a year on from first joining the Liberal Democrats, this weekend I found myself in York attending my first conference. My thoughts on what was no doubt an overall wonderful experience follow below: 1,049 more words

Politics

Breaking News! Sex education to be made compulsory in Secondary Schools.... But not really.

When I watched this video on the Independents website this morning after seeing the headline “Sex education to be made compulsory in all schools in England, government confirms”….I was elated. 459 more words

Britian

Green Paper: Schools that work for everyone

I        Preamble

On 12 September, the Government published the Green Paper, Schools that work for everyone, which the Department for Education (DfE) has taken off the website… 3,053 more words

Governors

Sunday: interfaith 2017

this morning (sunday 1st), 7.17-7.21am, and 7.41-7.50am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“A special New Year edition of Sunday looks ahead to some of the issues likely to affect faith communities in 2017.”

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Caroline Spelman MP highlights the role of church schools in promoting excellence and social integration

On 8th November 2016 the House of Commons debated a motion from Labour’s Lisa Nandy MP “That this House notes recent proposals by the Government to expand the role of grammar and faith schools; and calls on the Government to conduct a full assessment of the evidence relating to the effect of grammar schools and faith schools on children’s learning.” The Second Church Estates Commissioner, Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, spoke in the debate about the important role of Church of England schools: 2,606 more words

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