Sex and the new generation: education and the gospel in a secular society

Nov 27, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. There is evidence that British schoolchildren are falling behind their international counterparts, in terms of, for example, mastering basic language and maths skills. Despite this, many schools seem determined to spend more time and energy instilling...

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Church worried over future of its rural schools

Nov 26, 2018 by

by Dave Speck, tes: Church of England admits schools might be better placed near towns but says they shouldn’t be run ‘on logic of supermarkets’’ The Church of England will hold a summit this week to brainstorm ways of keeping open its rural schools. Many of its 2,000 rural schools – some...

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If our Church and schools are so wicked, Alice, why do you send your children to one?

Nov 25, 2018 by

by Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday: The astonishing case of Professor Alice Roberts, and her public war with her mother about God and schools, would have gained far more attention than it has, if it were not for the way that the EU row has sucked the breath out of every aspect of life – and please,...

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Absolutist gay indoctrination in Scottish schools will hit poor hardest

Nov 15, 2018 by

by Andrew Tettenborn, Rebel Priest: What is worse than laws banning schools from teaching a given political ideology? Answer: requiring a political view to be taught as correct to everyone without exception. Unfortunately this seems to be exactly what the Scottish government, with its Celtic...

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Is the university a safe space for rational argument?

Nov 14, 2018 by

by Roger Scruton, MercatorNet: Each milieu has its own conventions and traditions, and each must protect its freedoms for its own purposes and with a view to its own particular good. In everyday conversation, it is not as a rule advisable that all aspects of a question be openly discussed, and...

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Risk of ‘ghettoising’ faith in schools

Nov 9, 2018 by

from the Church of England website: Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer, discusses the Church of England’s response to the Government consultation on Relationships and Sex Education. Today the Church of England publishes its response to the Government’s consultation on draft guidance for...

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