Accord meets English opposition education spokespersons

December 12, 2020
Accord meets English opposition education spokespersons

The Accord Coalition has extended its thanks to the Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Kate Green OBE MP, and the Liberal Democrat’s Education Spokesperson and Deputy Leader, Daisy Cooper MP, for having recently met with members of its governing Steering Committee.

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Public agencies increase pressure on independent schools flouting rules

December 4, 2020
Public agencies increase pressure on independent schools flouting rules

Accord has welcomed growing seriousness with which various public agencies are treating significant rule breaking by independent schools, but urges for legislative changes to close regulatory loopholes that some of the schools are exploiting.

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Church of England anti-racism body warned that religious selection of pupils can be racially discriminatory

November 26, 2020
Church of England anti-racism body warned that religious selection of pupils can be racially discriminatory

The Accord Coalition has asked the Church of England’s new Anti-Racism Taskforce to raise awareness of how religious selection of pupils by some Church Schools is dividing and privileging families on the grounds of race, to help ensure Church authorities tackle the issue and better advance racial equality.

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Department for Education approves discriminatory faith school in the name of “choice” despite strong local opposition

November 12, 2020
Department for Education approves discriminatory faith school in the name of “choice” despite strong local opposition

The Government has lent its approval to a new faith-based secondary free school in the town of Soham, in East Cambridgeshire, against the wishes of the local County Council.

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Inquiry finds Catholic authorities placed preservation of their reputation ahead of dealing with child sex abuse

November 11, 2020
Inquiry finds Catholic authorities placed preservation of their reputation ahead of dealing with child sex abuse

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published its report into how Catholic authorities in England and Wales have dealt with child sexual abuse and offered a range of damning conclusions.

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