Government undermining the promotion of LGBT acceptance via the school system

April 30, 2019
Government undermining the promotion of LGBT acceptance via the school system

The Accord Coalition has warned that the acceptance of LGBT people is being undermined following publication of new Government guidance which advises that independent schools teach about LGBT people but only where the schools consider it 'age appropriate'.

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Bishop David Gillett joins Accord

April 26, 2019
Bishop David Gillett joins Accord

The former Bishop of Bolton, David Gillett, has joined the Accord Coalition's growing list of Distinguished Supporters.

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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 reportĀ 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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