Lincolnshire proposes step to greater religious inclusivity

December 4, 2015
Lincolnshire proposes step to greater religious inclusivity

Accord has welcomed a proposal from Lincolnshire County Council to make its voluntary controlled faith schools less religiously selective in their admission policy.

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Accord backs latest call for nationally determined RE

November 27, 2015
Accord backs latest call for nationally determined RE

Another study into the provision of Religious Education (RE) in schools has recommended that it becomes a nationally determined subject that covers the range of beliefs in society, highlighting the growing consensus in favour of reform.

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Pope Francis identifies risks of social and cultural division in education 

November 24, 2015
Pope Francis identifies risks of social and cultural division in education 

Accord has welcomed comments from Pope Francis warning of the risk of education serving to distance groups from each other, and urging Catholic educators to avoid social selection.

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Teacher shortages exacerbated by lack of faith school and RE reform

November 19, 2015

Accord has highlighted a range of problems that are being caused to the supply of teachers by the current arrangements for Religious Education (RE), and faith schools religiously discriminating in the employment of their staff.

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Accord supports call for wide-ranging review of Collective Worship arrangements

November 16, 2015
Accord supports call for wide-ranging review of Collective Worship arrangements

Another high profile report has questioned the arrangements around assemblies and daily worship in schools.

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