Young Greens of England and Wales join Accord Coalition

June 18, 2013
Young Greens of England and Wales join Accord Coalition

The youth wing of the Green Party of England and Wales, the Young Greens, has announced today that it is joining the Accord Coalition.

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Accord Coalition backs new campaign to stop religious selection in pupil admissions

June 5, 2013
Accord Coalition backs new campaign to stop religious selection in pupil admissions

Accord has welcomed the launch today of the Fair Admissions Campaign, a new single issue and ecumenical campaign focused on reducing and preventing state funded faith schools selecting pupils on the ground of religion, and the unwelcome consequences of this selection.

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Northern Ireland Catholic Schools group urges religious discrimination in the employment of teachers be brought to an end

May 31, 2013

The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools has called for the laws that allow faith schools to discriminate on religious grounds in relation to the employment of teachers to end.

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Accord urges safeguards as over 100 Free School applications are approved

May 22, 2013
Accord urges safeguards as over 100 Free School applications are approved

The Department for Education has announced today that a further 102 Free Schools will open in England in 2014 and beyond, 25 of which will have a faith ethos or be designated as having a religious character. There are already 81 Free Schools, while before today another 109 had already been approved to open.

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Professor Ted Cantle joins the Accord Coalition

May 22, 2013
Professor Ted Cantle joins the Accord Coalition

Professor Ted Cantle CBE, Chair of the iCoCo Foundation and a leading national expert on community cohesion and inter-cultural relations, has joined the Accord Coalition.

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