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Accord urges Church of England to remove self-erected barriers to its schools

February 24, 2017
Accord urges Church of England to remove self-erected barriers to its schools

The Accord Coalition has urged Church of England officials to show greater leadership in steering its schools away from selecting pupils on religious grounds.

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Accord calls on leaders to tackle legally sanctioned religious discrimination 

February 17, 2017

The Accord Coalition has urged political and religious leaders to reduce religious barriers in Britain's education systems, following concern over rising levels of social tension in Britain following last summer's European Union membership referendum.

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Sex Education gathers cross-Party momentum

February 10, 2017
Sex Education gathers cross-Party momentum

Amendments tabled this week to make Sex Education compulsory at secondary schools in England have attracted formal support from over 30 MPs from different parties.

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Accord meets Shadow Secretary of State for Education

February 3, 2017
Accord meets Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Accord has this week met with the Labour Party's education team in House of Commons to discuss how state funded schools can be made more inclusive.

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Irish Government signals reform of faith school admissions

January 20, 2017
Irish Government signals reform of faith school admissions

The Government of one of the few countries that permits religious discrimination by state funded schools has set out ideas for reform. If enacted, the proposals will make faith schools policy in England and Wales even more anomalous.

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