Databank of faith schools research updated

August 19, 2016
Databank of faith schools research updated

The databank of research into policy and practice of faith schools that the Accord Coalition maintains has been updated today with a range of new and rigorous pieces of information.

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Threats to inclusive SRE highlighted as young people indicate their support

August 11, 2016
Threats to inclusive SRE highlighted as young people indicate their support

Developments in the last few weeks have provided a microcosm of some of the tensions that currently exist between those who misapply religious arguments to try and deny or delay when schools teach Sex and Relationships Education, and the popular support that exists for the thorough provision of the subject.

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Faith school admissions found to be socio-economically exclusive

August 2, 2016
Faith school admissions found to be socio-economically exclusive

New research looking at how different types of school affect opportunities for children from poorer families has found faith schools to be a major source of socio-economic disadvantage and segregation in England's state funded school system.

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Families in Dublin march against religious discrimination in faith school admissions

July 29, 2016
Families in Dublin march against religious discrimination in faith school admissions

Over 600 people in Dublin have taken part in a demonstration against inaction of the Irish Government and Parliament to end religious discrimination in pupil admissions in the country's state funded school system.

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Progressive Rabbis defend religious discrimination cap

July 21, 2016
Progressive Rabbis defend religious discrimination cap

A group of 68 Rabbis have published an open letter urging that the current rule limiting faith free schools not selecting more than half of their pupils by faith should not be scrapped.

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