Tags: Education

Protests

NSS urges support for teachers amid anti-LGBT protests and threats

Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019

The NSS has urged the government to reconsider a requirement on schools to take pupils' "religious background" into account when teaching about relationships. Read More »

Religious education

NSS expresses support for RE and RSE reform in Wales

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019

The NSS has expressed qualified support for proposed reforms to religious education and relationships and sexuality education in Wales. Read More »

Classroom

More schools suspend diversity teaching under Muslim pressure

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Four more primary schools in Birmingham have stopped teaching lessons about diversity amid complaints from mainly Muslim parents. Read More »

Classroom

Birmingham school suspends diversity lessons despite Ofsted backing

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

A school has suspended lessons about diversity amid objections from predominantly Muslim parents. Read More »

Classroom

Out-of-school settings code should be mandatory, NSS tells DfE

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019

The NSS has said a code of practice for out-of-school educational settings should be mandatory in response to a government consultation. Read More »

Sex education

NSS welcomes updated guidance on relationships & sex education

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019

The government has resisted religious pressure to extend parents' right to withdraw their children from relationships and sex education. 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 »