Religious discrimination in teacher employment questioned as more Church of England schools operate without a Christian head teacher

September 28, 2015

A new Church of England report into the training needs of its schools has revealed that many face practical difficulties due to pursuing religiously exclusive practices.

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Lucy Powell appointed as Shadow Education Secretary

September 18, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn, who has previously expressed support for the Accord Coalition's objectives, has appointed Lucy Powell as his Party's Education Spokesperson.

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2016 Inclusivity Award launched

September 8, 2015

Schools in England and Wales that make extra effort to promote an inclusive ethos and the growth of mutual understanding are being asked to apply for this coming year's Accord Award.

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Accord urges inspection safeguards to accompany 500 new Free Schools

September 2, 2015
Accord urges inspection safeguards to accompany 500 new Free Schools

The Accord Coalition has urged for a revision to the inspection framework for state funded schools following the Prime Minister's announcement today that the Government will stick to its pledge to open 500 free schools.

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Decline in number studying Religious Education after Government changes

August 28, 2015

New figures released by the National Association of Teachers of Religious Education reveal that the overall number of pupils studying RE at GCSE level has continued to decline.

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