Government ignoring inclusive religious views due to religious illiteracy

October 7, 2016
Government ignoring inclusive religious views due to religious illiteracy

The Government has been accused of ignoring moderate religious views in its approach to public policy, including regarding faith schools, due to a shallow understanding of religion that considers hard-line religious views as more authentic.

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Coalition of civil society groups urge for schools to follow a more inclusive curriculum

September 30, 2016
Coalition of civil society groups urge for schools to follow a more inclusive curriculum

A submission from the British Institute of Human Rights to the UN's next periodic review into human rights issues in the UK has called for a range of reforms to make state funded schools more inclusive.

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Search for the most inclusive SACREs launched

September 23, 2016

The Accord Coalition has announced the launch of its eight annual Inclusivity Award, which will be open to Standing Advisory Councils for Religious Education that work hardest at boosting the growth of inclusion, cohesion and mutual understanding between those of different religions and beliefs.

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Accord thanks Jonathan Bartley

September 16, 2016
Accord thanks Jonathan Bartley

The Accord Coalition has offered its thanks and appreciation to one of its co-founders, Jonathan Bartley, who has stepped down from the organisation's governing Steering Group after eight years of service.

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Proposal to scrap faith selection cap is “a green light to social division”

September 9, 2016
Proposal to scrap faith selection cap is “a green light to social division”

The Government's proposal announced today to scrap the faith selection cap at faith free schools provides a green light to ethnic ghettoisation, warns Accord.

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