Tags: Education

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Pressure on DfE to issue guidance on hijabs and fasting in schools

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018

A highly respected primary school's chair of governors has called for Government guidance on the Islamic headscarf and fasting. Read More »

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Secularist conference to explore ‘21st Century RE for All’

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018

The National Secular Society is to hold a one day conference on reform of religion and belief education in schools, with speakers to include Prof. A. C. Grayling. Read More »

Faith ethos loophole risks undermining sex education, NSS warns

Faith ethos loophole risks undermining sex education, NSS warns

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017

The Department for Education has launched a consultation on new sex education guidance which will allow schools to teach the subject from a religious perspective.

The National Secular Society is urging supporters to respond to the consultation, which will be... Read More »

Islamic faith schools endorsing misogyny, dossier reveals

Islamic faith schools endorsing misogyny, dossier reveals

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017

A former integration tsar has said faith school openings should pause amid news that Islamic schools endorse wife-beating and misogyny. Read More »