29 Oct '14

News Ofsted should inspect religious teaching in faith schools, says Tristram Hunt

Shadow education secretary says schools may be contributing to religious and ethnic segregation in English citiesThe shadow education secretary, Tristram Hunt, has said there is a case for Ofsted to be allowed to inspect religious education in faith schools, saying schools may be exacerbating religious and ethnic segregation in English cities.Hunt was speaking at Progress event in Westminster, where he also said Labour faced particular difficulties as what he described as the last unionist political party in the UK at a time of growing political fragmentation. He likened Labours travails to the martyred Charles Is efforts to keep England, Ireland and Scotland together. Continue reading...

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