Education

  • October 31, 2006

    Ekklesia is often asked to comment on faith schools, and in particular their funding and admissions policies. It has also worked on the teaching of creationism.

  • July 14, 2016

    ForcesWatch has raised ‘serious concerns’ about aspects of the Farnborough International Air Show designed to engage children and young people in careers and ‘exciting’ activities.

  • May 30, 2016

    A major United Nations meeting focusing on the world's least developed countries closed yesterday  in Antalya, Turkey, with a call for greater support to the world's most vulnerable nations, and the adoption of an outcome document paving the way for further concrete action and progress in the years to come.

  • May 28, 2016

    The Children’s Commissioner has reported that many children who need mental health support are not receiving th

  • May 24, 2016

    The United Nations Children's Fund has announced the launch of a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises.

  • March 29, 2016

    The BBC are reporting today (29 March 2016) that since 2010, 25 per cent of libraries have closed, including 132 mobile libraries, 207 bu

  • March 19, 2016

    Pope John Paul II once said, "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members".

  • February 10, 2016

    The Church of Scotland has welcomed a new action plan to ensure teachers, NHS staff and social workers are better equipped to spot the signs of girls and women at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

  • December 24, 2015

    Some 70 per cent of the over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon now live below the Lebanese extreme poverty line, a big rise over 2014, and food insecurity is mounting, the United Nations reported yesterday.

  • November 24, 2015

    A coalition of faith-based organisations are reiterating the importance of an inter-religious approach to the 16 Days of Activism to end gender-based violence, which is observed annually throughout the world.