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Childhood indoctrination

Whose rights should prevail: those of a parent to bring up their own offspring in a way that is consistent with their deeply held religious worldview, or those of a child to enjoy a balanced and objective education free from indoctrination?   1,193 more words


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


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


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


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