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August 2021
News > International

Nigeria: Christian school close amid surge in kidnappings

Several Christian schools in northern Nigeria have been forced to close down following an increase in the number of kidnappings. Local officials have ordered the closure of 13 ‘vulnerable’ places of education after some 140 staff and students were taken at gunpoint from a Baptist high school in southern Kaduna. Gunmen stormed Bethel Baptist…

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July 2021
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Surge in sexual harassment of school children blamed on porn inaction

Christian group CARE says the government’s failure to curb children’s access to porn sites has contributed to the shocking increase in sexual harassment in schools. A devastating report by schools’ regulator Ofsted found that sexual harassment has become ‘normalised’ among school-age children. It found that boys are sharing nude photos and girls are experiencing…

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September 2020
Articles > Guest column

The importance of Christian education

The question of how we educate our children is not a matter of indifference or personal taste for Christian disciples. Our God is a literate God! His handwriting is at the centre of his covenant relationship with his people (Exodus 32:15-16, 34:1) This original writing of God is intended to act as a signature…

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June 2020
News > Ethics > Society

Crown prosectors remove ‘distressing’ hate-crime guidance after legal action

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has finally pulled its controversial LGBT hate-crime guidance for schools following legal action by a 14-year-old girl. The guidance, which had been published in January this year, warned schools they could be taken to court if they do not allow transgender pupils to use the toilets and changing rooms…

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January 2020
News > Society

School protest banned in gay teaching row

Parents will continue to be banned from protesting outside a school in opposition to new LGBT lessons, following a decision by the High Court. An exclusion zone will remain around Anderton Park school, in Birmingham. Campaigners have accused the city council of trying to silence debate. Many parents are concerned the lessons are not…

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December 2019
News > Education > Ethics

New guide to debunk schools equality myths

A new guide for parents and pupils aims to debunk the myths surrounding what schools in Great Britain are required to do because of the Equality Act. The guide is called Equipped for Equality and is published by The Christian Institute. It is written primarily for parents and pupils, although others may find it…

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September 2019
News > Education > Society

Humanists want Christian content out of schools

Humanists UK has given its backing to parents who are looking to challenge daily acts of Christian worship in state schools. Lee and Lizanne Harris exercised their legal right to withdraw their children from school assemblies but now want the primarily Christian content ended, and have been given permission by the High Court to…

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