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EHRC to investigate gender segregation at Islamic faith school

EHRC to investigate gender segregation at Islamic faith school

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2016

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has been asked by the Department for Education to investigate an independent Islamic school that segregated its staff by gender.

NSS: Religious Education must be reformed before ending parental opt-out

NSS: Religious Education must be reformed before ending parental opt-out

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2016

Religious education must be reformed before parents lose the option to remove their children from the subject, the NSS has said, after head teachers voted to make RE compulsory.

NSS cautions against ‘moral panic’ over religious literacy

NSS cautions against ‘moral panic’ over religious literacy

Posted: Fri, 15 Apr 2016

The National Secular Society has reiterated its support for improved religion and belief education in schools but warned that concerns over poor 'religious literacy' are being used as a Trojan horse to elevate religion's status in public life.

Parliamentary RE group 'turning into a religious sect'

Parliamentary RE group 'turning into a religious sect'

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2016

The founding chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on religious education has warned that the group has been taken-over by religious "fundamentalists".