Changing attitudes in society highlight urgency of need to reform faith school sector, warns Accord

January 25, 2013

A new survey conducted by YouGov has revealed a plurality of British adults are opposed to state funded faith schools.

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Government commissioned report warns that faith selection at state schools may not be fulfilling “social contract”

January 24, 2013
Government commissioned report warns that faith selection at state schools may not be fulfilling “social contract”

An independent review commissioned by the Government to investigate choice in public services has warned that selective schools, including selective faith schools, may be failing in their duty to their local neighbourhoods.

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EBacc again cited as cause for reduced provision of Religious Education and Citizenship in English Schools

January 23, 2013

A new survey by the NASUWT teaching union of its member in secondary schools, released today, has offered further evidence about the decline in the provision of subjects not included in the Government’s performance indicator, the English Baccalaureate.

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Accord Coalition urges Church of England to embrace challenge to include “outsiders” in education

January 21, 2013
Accord Coalition urges Church of England to embrace challenge to include “outsiders” in education

Accord has welcomed the Church of England's encouragement of those in education to include “outsiders”, but urged it to tackle religious selection at Church of England state funded schools.

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Accord urges Welsh Government to ensure school’s impact upon community cohesion is considered

January 17, 2013

Accord has urged the Welsh Government to require those considering proposals to reorganise the structure of local state schools to take into account the impact upon community cohesion.

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