CategoryChristians in Schools

Church poised to run state schools after reform

Link: EducationGuardian. A company which runs 60 low-cost independent schools, GEMS, said it was discussing the creation of a charitable arm allowing it to enter the “new state schools’ market”. The Christian group the United Learning Trust, which is already the biggest single sponsor of schools in the academy programme,

New Christian Animation “It’s a Boy”

Link: Christian Today “It’s a Boy” is the new short animation by Steve Legg of the Breakout Trust which aims to educate Britain’s children on the real meaning behind Christmas. The animation features the voices of Joe Pasquale, Steven Berkoff and comedy duo Cannon and Ball and follows the story

Blair wavering on faith schools

Link: Christian Today – UK & World News Every Day. Reports have emerged today that British Prime Minister Tony Blair is having doubts about controversial plans he previously announced, to set up 200 privately sponsored academy schools by 2010. The idea has been the centre of much heated debate among

National Christian Teachers Confrence

Link: Events Diary from ACT – The Association of Christian Teachers. National Christian Teachers’ Conference 2005 "Champagne and Chocolates: Celebrating Success, Charting Challenges" 16-18 September 2005 Britannia Hotel, Coventry Speakers include: Ann Holt OBE (Partnership and Development Executive, Bible Society. Formerly Director CARE for Education) David Oliver (Consultant and speaker

Kashmir School Celebrates 125th Year

Link: Christian Today – UK & World News Every Day. The governor of India’s Jammu and Kashmir state exhorted youngsters to strive for excellence and face the competitive world with confidence and vigour at a celebration event in the capital city of Srinagar, state officials reported earlier this week. Speaking

Axing faith schools ‘not answer’

Link: BBC NEWS Abolishing faith schools is not the way to create harmony between different communities in the wake of the London attacks, Tony Blair has said. The prime minister said axing Muslim schools would mean ending Catholic, Jewish and Protestant schools too. "Realpolitik" would prevent such a move, said