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Accord urges Labour Party to go further in considering school’s overall contribution to society

August 22, 2014
Accord urges Labour Party to go further in considering school’s overall contribution to society

The Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Tristram Hunt, has this week made a number of policy commitments, including to reform the scope of Ofsted school inspections and to require state funded schools to teach Sex and Relationships Education.

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Accord welcomes creationist and extremism clamp down at school nurseries

August 11, 2014
Accord welcomes creationist and extremism clamp down at school nurseries

The Government has made a commitment to no longer fund nursery places at schools that promote creationism or extremism.

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Databank of information on faith schools policy and practice updated

August 5, 2014
Databank of information on faith schools policy and practice updated

Several insightful new pieces of research on the impact of faith schools have been added to the Accord Coalition’s research databank – the most comprehensive source of information available on policy implications of the state funded faith school sector.

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Accord at the United Reform Church Assembly

July 25, 2014
Accord at the United Reform Church Assembly

Earlier this month Accord held a fringe meeting debating religious selection in pupil admissions at the United Reform Church’s biannual General Assembly.

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Accord calls for wide ranging review following latest Birmingham school findings

July 18, 2014
Accord calls for wide ranging review following latest Birmingham school findings

The Accord Coalition has called for a public inquiry into the role of religion and belief in schools following the release of two further government reports regarding a group of community schools in Birmingham fostering a mono-vision.

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