Archive: Worship In Schools
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oday (Wednesday) sees the publication of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain’s new pamphlet, How to regulate faith schools, which recommends a ban on collective worship in schools, and moves towards inclusive admissions arrangements and religious education in all schools.
The National Governors’ Association (NGA) today announced new policy ‘that collective worship should be abolished in schools without a designated religious character.’
Leading teaching unions and education campaigners have joined together with religious representatives and the British Humanist Association (BHA) to call on the Secretary of State for Education Rt Hon Michael Gove MP to scrap collective worship in schools and replace it with inclusive assemblies.
The UN has published its major periodic review of the state of children’s rights in the UK