Amanda Spielman

Ofsted head defends relationships education amid religious pressure

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019

The chief inspector of England's schools has said all children should learn about same-sex couples amid increasingly loud religious campaigns against education about relationships and sex.

Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted, told the BBC children should be... Read More »

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NSS: DfE must stand up to religious  bullying over sex education

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019

The National Secular Society has said the government should "not give ground" on relationships and sex education (RSE) in England's schools after highlighting the bigoted messages of religious anti-RSE campaigners.

An NSS investigation has exclusively revealed... Read More »

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Event to mark 30th anniversary of fatwa against Salman Rushdie

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019

An event to commemorate the women who defended the right to publish The Satanic Verses is to be held in London next Thursday. Read More »

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Isle of Man parents voice concern over RE ‘propaganda’

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

The National Secular Society has called for improved vetting and standards for religious education resources after parents accused a school of handing religious "propaganda" to pupils. Read More »

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Pakistani court upholds blasphemy acquittal in death row case

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Pakistan's top court has upheld its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, who spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges. Read More »

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