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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Debate over segregation in schools should not overlook growing religious segregation, cautions Accord

January 10, 2013
Debate over segregation in schools should not overlook growing religious segregation, cautions Accord

A new report published today by the recently established think tank, the Academies Commission, entitled Unleashing Greatness, has highlighted growing socio-economic segregation in the English state funded schools system.

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Make Sex and Relationships Education compulsory urges cross Party committee

January 4, 2013

A cross Party enquiry of MPs looking into the issue of teenage pregnancy has recommended that schools be required to provide pupils with Sex and Relationships Education (SRE).

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