Accord urges mainstream Jewish voices to defend the promotion of equality and integration within faith schools

July 5, 2018
Accord urges mainstream Jewish voices to defend the promotion of equality and integration within faith schools

A mainstream synagogue has hosted a prayer meeting against the imposition of the teaching of "British values" in schools. In response Accord has reaffirmed the need for mainstream voices to actively support the promotion of equality and integration in faith schools.

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Accord urges negative impact on social inequality from faith school admissions is not overlooked

July 2, 2018
Accord urges negative impact on social inequality from faith school admissions is not overlooked

Accord has urged policy makers to not ignore the socially exclusive impact of religiously selective faith schools, following publication of a new report this weeks that finds England's school system has become more socio-economically inequitable over recent years.

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2018 Inclusivity Award winners announced

June 28, 2018
2018 Inclusivity Award winners announced

Spring Grove Junior Infant and Nursery School in Huddersfield has been announced as the first place winner of the 2018 Accord Inclusivity Award.

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Disadvantage in the school system for the non-religious highlighted

June 21, 2018
Disadvantage in the school system for the non-religious highlighted

A new report has revealed that non-religious families are especially disadvantaged due to religious discrimination by state funded faith schools.

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Irish faith school reform passes more hurdles

June 17, 2018
Irish faith school reform passes more hurdles

A proposal to severely limit the amount of religious selection of pupils by primary faith schools in Ireland has been approved by the Irish Parliament's principle chamber.

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