The Christian Institute - Education News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/education The latest education news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:19:20 +0000 Sun, 17 Dec 2017 17:19:20 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Ofsted warned: Don’t tar all faith schools with same brush http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-warned-dont-tar-faith-schools-brush/ Some faith schools are among the best schools in the country and should not be dismissed as ‘anti-British values’, a commentator has said.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:03:47 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-warned-dont-tar-faith-schools-brush/
PM: Gay marriage is not enough, we need LGBT issues in sex ed http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/ School children should learn about LGBT issues in sex education classes, Theresa May has said, as she declared there is “much more to do” after introducing same-sex marriage.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:56:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/
Don’t remove parents’ freedoms with Relationships Education, Govt urged http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/ Parents should retain the “fundamental freedom” to raise their own children, MPs and campaigners have warned, saying such liberty is under threat from compulsory Relationships Education.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:31:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/
Majority of Americans believe sex education should teach abstinence http://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-americans-believe-sex-education-teach-abstinence/ Sex education should promote abstinence, more than seven in ten US adults believe, according to a new survey.

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Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:33:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-americans-believe-sex-education-teach-abstinence/
Schools breaking the law by not providing RE http://www.christian.org.uk/news/schools-breaking-law-not-providing-re/ More than a quarter of English secondary schools are failing to offer religious education, research by the Department for Education (DfE) indicates.

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:02:43 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/schools-breaking-law-not-providing-re/
'Focus on LGBT bullying is failing other children' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/focus-lgbt-bullying-failing-children/ Schools are creating a bullying “hierarchy” because of a focus on homophobia and transphobia, a Christian educational group has said.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:10:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/focus-lgbt-bullying-failing-children/
Ofsted’s complaints process ‘unfair’, says High Court judge http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsteds-complaints-process-unfair-says-high-court-judge/ A High Court judge said that schools’ regulator Ofsted’s complaints process is “unfair” as he quashed a report which would have put a London school into special measures.

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:53:28 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsteds-complaints-process-unfair-says-high-court-judge/
Equalities minister to push for pro-LGBT sex and relationships education http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-push-pro-lgbt-sex-relationships-education/ The new relationships and sex education subjects should be “LGBT-inclusive”, the Minister for Equalities has said.

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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:18:39 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-push-pro-lgbt-sex-relationships-education/
Kids being excluded for sexual misconduct, schools reveal http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-excluded-sexual-misconduct-schools-reveal/ Over 500 schoolchildren have been excluded for sexual misconduct such as watching pornography, new figures have shown.

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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:01:36 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-excluded-sexual-misconduct-schools-reveal/
Survey: 4 in 10 Brits against teaching primary kids about gay relationships http://www.christian.org.uk/news/survey-4-10-brits-teaching-primary-kids-gay-relationships/ More than four in ten British adults believe primary-aged kids should not be taught about homosexual relationships, according to a new study.

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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:50:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/survey-4-10-brits-teaching-primary-kids-gay-relationships/
Clamour for pro-LGBT sex ed in all schools http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/ Campaigners are pushing for secondary schools across England to affirm LGBT lifestyles and teach kids about homosexual practice, under new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE).

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 16:32:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clamour-pro-lgbt-sex-ed-schools/
Education Secretary: 'I will advance the LGBT agenda' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/education-secretary-i-will-advance-lgbt-agenda/ Education Secretary Justine Greening has said she will continue to champion the LGBT agenda during her time in office.

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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:05:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/education-secretary-i-will-advance-lgbt-agenda/
Parents raise alarm over gender neutral toilets at secondary school http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-raise-alarm-gender-neutral-toilets-secondary-school/ Parents say new “mixed-gender” toilets planned for a college in Huddersfield are wrong and will make young students feel threatened.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:00:40 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-raise-alarm-gender-neutral-toilets-secondary-school/
British Museum to teach kids on gay, bisexual and trans issues http://www.christian.org.uk/news/british-museum-teach-kids-gay-bisexual-trans-issues/ The British Museum is to offer “sex and relationship education” to children, using a series of sexually explicit exhibits.

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Thu, 11 May 2017 14:00:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/british-museum-teach-kids-gay-bisexual-trans-issues/
Grade schools on LGBT credentials, campaigners tell parents http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grade-schools-lgbt-credentials-campaigners-tell-parents/ Parents should choose nurseries and schools on criteria such as whether they feature same-sex family books and how they mark LGBT History Month, a homosexual campaign group has said.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 08:00:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grade-schools-lgbt-credentials-campaigners-tell-parents/
New anti-bullying scheme to replace radical LGBT programme in Oz schools http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-anti-bullying-scheme-replace-radical-lgbt-programme-oz-schools/ School children bullied for their race, weight or appearance will now receive support previously limited to LGBT pupils, an Australian state has announced.

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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-anti-bullying-scheme-replace-radical-lgbt-programme-oz-schools/
Scottish Govt backs explicit LGBT teaching in schools http://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-govt-backs-explicit-lgbt-teaching-schools/ A controversial campaign calling for pro-LGBT education throughout Scottish schools has received official backing at Holyrood.

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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:39:50 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-govt-backs-explicit-lgbt-teaching-schools/
'Teach toddlers about transsexualism', says NUT http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teach-toddlers-transsexualism-says-nut/ Two-year-old children should be taught about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual issues, according to the National Union of Teachers (NUT).

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:00:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teach-toddlers-transsexualism-says-nut/
Kids asked: 'How would you feel about being invited to a gay bar?' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-asked-feel-invited-gay-bar/ Children as young as 12 were asked a range of inflammatory questions, including how they would react if their mother came out as homosexual, as part of a survey handed out in a Florida school.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:54:43 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-asked-feel-invited-gay-bar/
Secularists: Stop kids being ‘retarded by religion’, teach them about LGBT issues http://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-stop-kids-retarded-religion-teach-lgbt-issues/ Young people should be forced to learn about homosexual relationships in school with no right of withdrawal from lessons, the National Secular Society (NSS) has said.

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:25:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-stop-kids-retarded-religion-teach-lgbt-issues/