More schools suspend No Outsiders programme

March 19, 2019
More schools suspend No Outsiders programme

Four more schools in Birmingham have suspended their provision of the 'No Outsiders' programme.

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Wales leads the way on non-religious inclusivity in Religious Education

March 8, 2019
Wales leads the way on non-religious inclusivity in Religious Education

The Welsh Government is seeking to ensure the local authority committees which monitor and determine the RE taught in most state funded schools include non-religious representatives and promote the teaching of non-religious world views.

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Government acquiesces to those wishing schools ignore LGBT content

February 26, 2019
Government acquiesces to those wishing schools ignore LGBT content

The Accord Coalition has criticised the Government's proposed new Relationships and Sex Education guidance for providing a green light to primary schools to ignore LGBT content and for allowing faith schools to ignore other religious perspectives.

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Faith school permitted to sack cohabiting teacher

February 19, 2019
Faith school permitted to sack cohabiting teacher

A landmark Employment Tribunal which in 2017 ruled that a faith nursery school teacher was religiously discriminated against for being sacked for being in a cohabiting relationship has been overturned by an Appeal.

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Civic leaders urge Department for Education to not backtrack on the promotion of LGBT inclusivity

February 15, 2019
Civic leaders urge Department for Education to not backtrack on the promotion of LGBT inclusivity

A group of 54 religion and belief leaders, educationalists and LGBT rights advocates have urged the Education Secretary to not dilute rules requiring independent schools to cover LGBT content.

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