What are we teaching the children? Education Conference 2017

Jan 28, 2017 by

Venue: The Emmanuel Centre Date: Saturday, 25 March Time: 10am – 5pm Registration from 9.15 Cost: £37.06 Standard Ticket (Earlybird and Discounted tickets available) REGISTER ONLINE HERE Over the last years the UK has been witness to unprecedented cultural, social and political change as result of...

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New Director for Corporate Strategy, Ofsted

Jan 20, 2017 by

An announcement from Amanda Spielman, HMCI, on the appointment of a new Director for Ofsted. I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Luke Tryl into the new Director, Corporate Strategy role. Luke is joining us from Public Policy Projects, an independent think tank, and has previously...

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Christian Schools and the Secular Agenda

Jan 13, 2017 by

from Christians in Education: In June of last year, I wrote a response to the criticism of a group of Christian schools. Several of the schools were due for Ofsted inspections, and I ended the blog with the words ‘Watch this space…’ suggesting that outcomes would ‘probably be determined solely by...

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Don’t leave religion to the bigots opposed to LGBTI inclusion, urges Church of Scotland minister backing schools campaign

Jan 6, 2017 by

by Kirsteen Paterson, The National: THE faith agenda must be “seized back from the bigots and the haters” opposed to LGBTI inclusion, a Church of Scotland minister has said. Highland minister Reverend John Nugent spoke out as he declared his support for the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE)...

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Children ‘at risk’ in Christian fundamentalist schools in the UK, warns government watchdog

Jan 3, 2017 by

by Siobhan Fenton, Independent: A number of Christian fundamentalist schools have been downgraded by government inspectors following an investigation by The Independent which revealed children at some schools that follow the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum are taught that LGBT...

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Christian schools are ‘being picked on by Ofsted after Trojan Horse scandal’, headteacher claims

Dec 19, 2016 by

by Lydia Willgress, Telegraph: Christian schools are being picked on by Ofsted for failing to promote British values so the regulator can prove it is “even-handed” after the Trojan Horse scandal, a headteacher has claimed. Nine out of 10 schools linked to the Christian Education Europe network...

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