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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.
The BHA has called for RE to become a national curriculum subject, and for the requirement for compulsory collective worship in schools to be repealed.
The continued reform of Religious Education in schools, including teaching about non-religious beliefs, has been urged in a new Ofsted report, which has been welcomed by humanists.
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.
The National Council of Churches USA has urged President Obama and members of Congress to support public schools as guarantors of each child’s right to an education.
William Hague says Tory 'free school' policy means "having faith" in parents, but critics say it may make education prey to special interest groups and extremists.
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).
Public bodies could bring about significant improvements in UK farming by ensuring that they buy their food from sustainable and ethical sources, according to Friends of the Earth.
UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.