Birmingham SACRE again accused of discrimination

September 2, 2016
Birmingham SACRE again accused of discrimination

Birmingham City Council's Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) has been accused of buckling to sectarian pressure by excluding a Muslim group from joining its number.

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Strictly Orthodox sect calls upon its schools to help prevent women attending University 

August 26, 2016

Rabbis from a Hasidic Jewish sect in the United States have instructed its schools to help uphold a prohibition on its women members attending university.

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Databank of faith schools research updated

August 19, 2016
Databank of faith schools research updated

The databank of research into policy and practice of faith schools that the Accord Coalition maintains has been updated today with a range of new and rigorous pieces of information.

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Threats to inclusive SRE highlighted as young people indicate their support

August 11, 2016
Threats to inclusive SRE highlighted as young people indicate their support

Developments in the last few weeks have provided a microcosm of some of the tensions that currently exist between those who misapply religious arguments to try and deny or delay when schools teach Sex and Relationships Education, and the popular support that exists for the thorough provision of the subject.

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Faith school admissions found to be socio-economically exclusive

August 2, 2016
Faith school admissions found to be socio-economically exclusive

New research looking at how different types of school affect opportunities for children from poorer families has found faith schools to be a major source of socio-economic disadvantage and segregation in England's state funded school system.

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