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Ekklesia believes that Beliefs and Values Education (what is currently called RE) should be part of the National Curriculum in schools - and in line with that, an element in the English Baccalaureate.
In the many comments made about Michael Gove's appointment as Education Secretary, one area that has generally been overlooked is his unhealthy attitude to history teaching.
Ed Balls will soon challenge the credibility of Tory school funding plans, which look set to be central to the election campaign.
When he does so, he shouldn’t shy away from exposing the potential cost of the Tory pledge to “end the bias towards the inclusion of children with special needs in mainstream schools" (p7 draft Tory manifesto).