Tags: Scotland

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Scotland's faith schools are a divisive anachronism

Dividing children by religion is inefficient and out of step with Scottish society - and giving religious groups control over schools undermines children's religious freedom, says experienced teacher Eric from Edinburgh. Read More »

Inverkip Primary School

Council shouldn’t convert non-denominational school, says report

A council in western Scotland should abandon a plan to convert a non-denominational school into a Catholic... Read More »

NMFS campaign opposes plans for new faith schools in Inverclyde

NMFS campaign opposes plans for new faith schools in Inverclyde

The No More Faith Schools campaign is supporting residents to oppose plans which could see a village... Read More »

Children at school

If we want a tolerant Scotland, let’s educate children together

As academic research shows some intolerant attitudes are widespread among Catholic school pupils in Scotland, Alastair Lichten says rolling back denominational education is essential to promoting cohesion and equality. Read More »

Catholic school chaplain urges drive to recruit pupils into faith

Catholic school chaplain urges drive to recruit pupils into faith

The chaplain of one of Scotland's largest Catholic schools has said it is the school's "duty" to expose... Read More »

Scottish Catholic schools to actively marginalise children who don’t pray

Scottish Catholic schools to actively marginalise children who don’t pray

The Catholic Church has said it will exclude school children in Scotland from nativity plays and fundraising... Read More »

Lib Dem proposal to end faith schools in Scotland

Lib Dem proposal to end faith schools in Scotland

The National Secular Society has welcomed a proposal by the Scottish Liberal Democrats to end sectarian... Read More »

SNP MP questions future of Catholic state schools

SNP MP questions future of Catholic state schools

The No More Faith Schools campaign has called on the Scottish government to "reconsider its position"... Read More »

How to teach in a Catholic state school in Scotland

How to teach in a Catholic state school in Scotland

As the Scottish government prepares for a major increase in funding for a Catholic teaching programme,... Read More »

Scottish government to spend more on Catholic teacher training

Scottish government to spend more on Catholic teacher training

The first minister has announced a 450% increase in the amount of money spent on a Catholic teaching... Read More »

Scottish government ‘committed to Catholic education tradition’

Scottish government ‘committed to Catholic education tradition’

Scotland's deputy first minister has given an "absolute assurance" of his government's commitment to... Read More »