Medical experts challenge transgender ideology in science video for schools

Oct 29, 2020 by

from Christian Today: Professor David Galloway, former President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and Dr Peter Saunders, CEO of the International Christian Medical and Dental Association, are among the experts to appear on a new DVD for schools challenging transgenderism. The “Truth in Science” video is being sent to every school in the country and every MP in Parliament to raise awareness about the dangers of transgender ideology. Contrary to the claims...

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The treason of the educational class

Oct 26, 2020 by

by Melanie Phillips: Censorship of knowledge and ideas is now expanding from campus to schoolroom. Bad ideas owe their advance into mainstream thinking not just to bad people but also to otherwise decent people going along with such notions out of cowardice or other weakness. The censorship of any thinking which conflicts with the orthodoxies of identity politics is increasingly destroying the western university as the crucible of reason, along with its core purpose to advance knowledge...

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Good news on schools (2): Balance rules could put marriage back in schools

Oct 3, 2020 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Wouldn’t it be great if young people at least encountered the truth about marriage? That’s now much more likely thanks to two new sets of guidance (on teaching and curriculum planning) from the Department for Education. Throughout history, in virtually all cultures, marriage was between a man and a woman. This unique partnership depends upon the complementary natures of men and women. Young people can have no understanding of our history, laws, art, traditions and...

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Schools using Stonewall resources

Sep 14, 2020 by

from Parent Power: In 2016 Stonewall issued a new anti-bullying resource for primary schools, with the express aim of ‘preventing and tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying’.    It had already developed a range of resources offered to older children  (https://www.stonewall.org.uk/best-practice-toolkits-and-resources-0 ), but this was something new – an attempt to stop ‘the problems’ before they started. As inducement to use its materials, Stonewall offers schools free training,...

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University: the battleground for young minds

Aug 20, 2020 by

by Campbell Campbell-Jack, Christian Today: The concept of the university as a place of genuine learning with the free flow of ideas and the cut and thrust of rigorous debate creating a place where the brightest of minds might grow and blossom intellectually is, to a significant extent, no more. And this should concern Christians. When only a single viewpoint is accorded legitimacy we turn our back on education and enter the sphere of indoctrination, which is the norm in many Western...

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TSM Dean and President reflects on theological education in a time of Covid

Aug 20, 2020 by

by David W Virtue, Virtueonline: Virtueonline has obtained an exclusive interview with the Very Rev. Dr. Henry “Laurie” Thompson III, President and Dean of Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, PA. VOL: Thank you for your time, Dr. Thompson. Your seminary serves four groups of students from four different denominations; TEC, the ACNA, EPC (Evangelical Presbyterian) and the NALC (North American Lutheran Church). How is that working out at a practical level? THOMPSON: It is...

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