Widespread public support for ethnic mixing among pupils

December 24, 2015
Widespread public support for ethnic mixing among pupils

A new survey has found overwhelming support for children mixing with those of different ethnic or religious backgrounds.

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Radical reforms to role of religion and belief in British school system welcomed

December 7, 2015
Radical reforms to role of religion and belief in British school system welcomed

A detailed study into the role of religion and belief in public life in Britain has called for a range of reforms to way religion and belief is dealt with in Britain's state funded school system.

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Lincolnshire proposes step to greater religious inclusivity

December 4, 2015
Lincolnshire proposes step to greater religious inclusivity

Accord has welcomed a proposal from Lincolnshire County Council to make its voluntary controlled faith schools less religiously selective in their admission policy.

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Accord backs latest call for nationally determined RE

November 27, 2015
Accord backs latest call for nationally determined RE

Another study into the provision of Religious Education (RE) in schools has recommended that it becomes a nationally determined subject that covers the range of beliefs in society, highlighting the growing consensus in favour of reform.

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Pope Francis identifies risks of social and cultural division in education 

November 24, 2015
Pope Francis identifies risks of social and cultural division in education 

Accord has welcomed comments from Pope Francis warning of the risk of education serving to distance groups from each other, and urging Catholic educators to avoid social selection.

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