Humanists UK News Feed

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  1. The biggest event in Humanists UK’s calendar has been announced and tickets are on sale now. Hundreds of humanists from around the UK and overseas are expected to converge on the ancient city of Leicester for the Humanists UK Convention 2019, to be held in the beautiful Art Deco surrounds of the Leicester Athena over 21–23 […]
  2. Humanists UK has welcomed Ofsted’s new consultation on how it plans to better inspect schools, and which focuses on ensuring schools deliver a well-rounded, well-structured curriculum over choosing subjects that are specifically geared to improving exam results. The education inspectorate Ofsted today announced its framework for the consultation  which proposes a shift that will rebalance […]
  3. Take Action: You too can write to your local councillors to oppose new fully selective religious schools. You can look at the points we’ve made in our letter to help you craft your own and even use our Guide for Local Activists to start your own campaign. Humanists UK has written to councils across England […]
  4. A majority shareholder linked to the Spar supermarket chain in Northern Ireland has been caught promoting a strong anti-abortion agenda which is against any legal reforms in Northern Ireland, it has been revealed. In December 2018, Ardbarron Trust Ltd, a Christian Charitable Trust and majority shareholder in Henderson Group (which runs the Spar wholesale and […]
  5. Humanists UK has urged the UK Government not to back down on its plans to implement new guidance that schools explicitly teach respect for LGBT people, after a worrying new threat by a Charedi Jewish father who claims that teaching his children about LGBT issues is a breach of his human rights. A member of […]