Church of England to work with Government to develop new generation of headteachers

Oct 21, 2017 by

The Church of England’s flagship national programme for developing school leaders has been awarded National Professional Qualification status by the Department for Education. The Church of England Professional Qualification for Headship (CofEPQH) has been running for a year in the South...

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How should we be teaching RE?

Oct 19, 2017 by

from Christians in Education: Earlier this year, I asked if we should still be teaching RE. During the course of this year, RE Commissioners have collected evidence and points of view about Religious Education from a wide range of contexts. After visiting many schools and sifting through mountains...

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Church of England school headteacher brands Crossteach educational charity ‘extremist’

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Dan Turvey B.Ed (Hons) NPQH is headteacher of St John’s Church of England Primary School in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. “Christian values are at the heart of all we do and our Christian ethos is very strong,” he writes in his website welcome. Looking at their vibrant...

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A Tunbridge Wells primary school has told church workers to stay away after parents complained they were extremists

Oct 18, 2017 by

from Kent Live: The headteacher of a Tunbridge Wells primary school has taken the unprecedented step of telling a Christian group to stay away after parents complained their children were being indoctrinated. Dan Turvey, headmaster of St John’s Church of England Primary School, wrote to...

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Educate not Indoctrinate

Oct 14, 2017 by

from Christians in Education: A poll of Conservative councillors conducted by ComRes earlier this year shows a significant gap between grass roots opinion and the actions of central government when it comes to matters of personal morality. It amounts to a call to government to stop indoctrinating...

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A Dangerous Church? The Elephant in the Balliol College Freshers Fair

Oct 14, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: I return from a lovely break in Croatia to discover yet another one of those ‘snowflake/University bans Christians’ stories. But this is one with a difference. It involves one of the world’s top Universities, Oxford. The problem with Balliol College’s now retracted...

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