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Catholic school withdraws job offer over headteacher's marital status

Catholic school withdraws job offer over headteacher's marital status

Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A Catholic 'faith school' in Wales has withdrawn a job offer from a potential new headteacher because he failed to live up to their idea of Catholic morality.

NSS welcomes investigation into “extremist schools”

NSS welcomes investigation into “extremist schools”

Mon, 14 Apr 2014

The National Secular Society has welcomed reports that Ofsted inspectors are to be sent to schools amid concerns that children are being radicalised and exposed to extremist ideologies.

Faith school allocation may infringe human rights

Faith school allocation may infringe human rights

Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Non-religious and Christian parents who have been allocated places for their children at a Sikh free school have argued that their right to educate their children according to their beliefs is being infringed.

Poland partially revokes its ban on ritual animal slaughter

Poland partially revokes its ban on ritual animal slaughter

Fri, 04 Apr 2014

The Polish parliament has given in to worldwide pressure from Jewish and Muslim groups and revised its ban on ritual slaughter of animals without pre-stunning.