Sex Education gathers cross-Party momentum

February 10, 2017
Sex Education gathers cross-Party momentum

Amendments tabled this week to make Sex Education compulsory at secondary schools in England have attracted formal support from over 30 MPs from different parties.

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Accord meets Shadow Secretary of State for Education

February 3, 2017
Accord meets Shadow Secretary of State for Education

Accord has this week met with the Labour Party's education team in House of Commons to discuss how state funded schools can be made more inclusive.

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Irish Government signals reform of faith school admissions

January 20, 2017
Irish Government signals reform of faith school admissions

The Government of one of the few countries that permits religious discrimination by state funded schools has set out ideas for reform. If enacted, the proposals will make faith schools policy in England and Wales even more anomalous.

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Catholic authorities to challenge Schools Adjudicator rulings in court

January 13, 2017
Catholic authorities to challenge Schools Adjudicator rulings in court

The Catholic Education Service of England and Wales is to support a judicial review of recent rulings from the Office of the Schools Adjudicator that have found against aspects of the Certificate of Catholic Practice.

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New evidence added to databank of faith schools research

January 6, 2017
New evidence added to databank of faith schools research

Several new and insightful pieces of information have this week been added to Accord's databank of evidence on the policy implications of state funded faith schools and their practices.

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