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  1. The Church of England and its dioceses are failing to encourage their schools to have inclusive, non-discriminatory admissions policies, despite claims to the contrary, a new report has revealed. Published by the Accord Coalition for Inclusive Education on behalf of the Fair Admissions Campaign (FAC), the report accuses the Church of ‘mis-selling its schools to […]
  2. Misleading claims made by the Catholic Education Service regarding the admission arrangements of Catholic state schools in England have been repeated in Parliament. During the most recent Education Questions in the House of Commons, two questions were asked by MPs to Education Secretary Justine Greening relating to the Government’s proposals on faith schools admissions. The […]
  3. Education about religions and non-religious worldviews is in need of ‘radical change’ to make it ‘more coherent’ and ‘more relevant to young people growing up in the 21st century’, a new report has claimed. Produced by the University of Exeter in collaboration with an ‘expert group’ of academics, teachers, and school inspectors, the report sets […]
  4. Humanists UK has released Early Bird tickets for Convention 2018, hosted in the city of Newcastle over the weekend of 22–24 June. Humanists UK Convention is always a thrilling and engaging weekend, visiting a different city each time, and this year we have a limited number of tickets from just £39 for students, and £79 […]
  5. Portsmouth Council has voted to introduce measures to prevent anti-choice protesters from accosting, intimidating or harassing women wishing to access an abortion clinic located in the city. The motion, which passed with 31 councillors in favour to only one opposed, follows a similar vote last month by Ealing Council. Humanists UK, which is part of […]