Religious segregation advocate joins Department for Education Board

April 17, 2020
Religious segregation advocate joins Department for Education Board

The former Director of the New Schools Network and Joint Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Theresa May, Nick Timothy, has been appointed to the Board of the Department for Education this week.

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U.S. Supreme court delays faith school teacher discrimination cases

April 9, 2020
U.S. Supreme court delays faith school teacher discrimination cases

The United States Supreme Court has delayed hearing a pair of cases that will consider whether faith school teachers should be covered by employment protections. Its eventual ruling could have major implications for faith school employees across the country.

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First custodial sentences for running an unregistered school

April 3, 2020
First custodial sentences for running an unregistered school

A trust that operates an independent Islamic primary school and two of the school's managers have been convicted of running an unregistered secondary school at the same premises.

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Research databank updated

March 28, 2020
Research databank updated

The Accord Coalition has updated its freely available databank of research regarding the role of religion and belief in schools

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Council green lights gifting of community school to faith school provider

March 21, 2020
Council green lights gifting of community school to faith school provider

Surrey County Council is to press ahead with plans to close a community infant school and gift the site to the Diocese of Guildford for it to operate a voluntary aided school.

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