Protecting against discrimination in schools is not discriminatory says Accord

April 17, 2019
Protecting against discrimination in schools is not discriminatory says Accord

The Accord Coalition has expressed disappointment at attempts to frame the dismissal of a homophobic and transphobic teaching assistant as attack on - rather than a defence of - religious freedom.

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Civic leaders speak out against new segregationist schools

April 15, 2019
Civic leaders speak out against new segregationist schools

180 figures from across society have signed an open letter urging the Government not to open more state funded schools that can select up to 100% of their pupils on faith grounds.

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Accord urges Government action to tackle illegal schools

April 12, 2019
Accord urges Government action to tackle illegal schools

A new report from Ofsted provides further insight into the possible scale of illegal schools operating in England. In response Accord has urged the UK Government to take action to help ensure all school children receive an education that prepares them for life in a diverse society.

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Accord welcomes home education registration scheme

April 2, 2019
Accord welcomes home education registration scheme

The Accord Coalition for Inclusive Education has welcomed Department for Education proposals announced today for local authorities to maintain a register of local children who do not attend a school.

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National social mobility charity urges curbs to religious selection by faith schools

March 26, 2019
National social mobility charity urges curbs to religious selection by faith schools

A new Sutton Trust study has found faith schools are among the most socio-economically selective schools and warned against Government plans to open fully segregationist schools.

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