Challenging Religious Privilege
Posted: Wed, 13 Oct 2021
The NSS has backed legislation in the Northern Ireland Assembly calling on the government to actively promote integrated education.
Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021
The NSS has called for an end to religious discrimination in schools to enhance fairness for children and young people.
Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021
A majority of peers have backed a bill to end the duty on non-faith schools in England and Wales to hold daily acts of Christian worship....
Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021
Many families in England have little choice but a faith school and thousands are forced into faith schools against their wishes each year....
Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021
The government has told the NSS that schools aren't permitted to replace religious worship with non-religious assemblies.
RE has become a subject in search of a purpose. There are better approaches to learning about the diversity of beliefs, and better uses of time than using outdated legislation to perpetuate it, says Keith...
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021
The Church of England's new evangelical missional strategy should lead us to question its entitlement to proselytise in schools, argues Stephen Evans.
Posted: Thu, 22 Jul 2021
The Department for Education's protections for the secular community ethos of non-faith academies are inadequate. This enables a consolidation of religious control and undermines accountability, argues...
Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021
Comments from Ofsted's chief inspector highlight the need to help schools resist efforts to shut down teaching which reactionary religious groups deem controversial, says Alastair Lichten.
Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021
C of E proposals to increase its influence in FE colleges have little to do with education and more to do with reversing its declining numbers among young people, say Chris Higgins and Keith Sharpe.
Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021