Irish Catholic educationalists urge 10% of school places be reserved for non-Catholics

June 3, 2016
Irish Catholic educationalists urge 10% of school places be reserved for non-Catholics

Accord has urged Catholic education authorities to facilitate debate about admission policies of its schools following a call by a group of Irish Catholic educationalists that Catholic schools in Ireland should reserve 10% of their places for those of other beliefs.

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Winners of 2016 Accord Inclusivity Award announced

May 27, 2016
Winners of 2016 Accord Inclusivity Award announced

Three schools have been recognised in this year's Accord Inclusivity Award, which recognises those schools that work hardest at trying to promote inclusivity and the growth of mutual understanding in society.

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Ofsted acknowledgment over unregistered schools

May 20, 2016
Ofsted acknowledgment over unregistered schools

Ofsted's Chief Inspector has this week provided insight into the possible scale of illegal unregistered schools in England.

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Parliamentary group for RE hijacked by ‘religious sect’

May 13, 2016
Parliamentary group for RE hijacked by ‘religious sect’

The former Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Education has warned that the group is at risk of falling under the influence of a narrow and exclusive lobby.

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Head teacher’s union urges for end of parents right to withdraw children from RE

May 6, 2016
Head teacher’s union urges for end of parents right to withdraw children from RE

Accord has urged the Government to recognise the latest call for change to Religious Education in schools as further evidence of the widespread consensus that has emerged wishing that the subject be reviewed.

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