Department for Education still providing encouragement for faith justified homophobia

October 11, 2019
Department for Education still providing encouragement for faith justified homophobia

The Accord Coalition has said the Department for Education is continuing to fuel homophobic protests outside schools through the guidance it is issuing.

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Government signals it will maintain religious discrimination in admissions cap

October 9, 2019
Government signals it will maintain religious discrimination in admissions cap

The Government has written to and assured the Accord Coalition that it is not planning on scrapping its 50% religious discrimination in pupil admissions cap for new academy faith schools.

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Integration Chief accuses Government of failing to properly defend LGBT inclusion in schools

September 20, 2019

Dame Louise Casey has chastised Education Ministers for being 'too silent' in their defence of schools that have endured public protests this year for promoting acceptance of LGBT people.

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Government urged not to open Pandora’s box of increased faith school discrimination

September 11, 2019
Government urged not to open Pandora’s box of increased faith school discrimination

The Education Secretary has indicated he may scrap the Government's 50% religious discrimination in admissions cap at faith faith schools. In response the Accord Coalition has warned the Government not to overlook the damaging social and political costs that would be incurred from any such move.

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Schools research databank updated

September 7, 2019
Schools research databank updated

New pieces of research have been added today to Accord's free to access databank regarding the role of religion and belief in schools.

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