Changes to religious teaching in schools

Title
Changes to religious teaching in schools
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
5 Jul 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:04:56
Description
Peter Deeley and Des Fahy report on a new curriculum for the teaching of religious education in British schools. Children are to be taught about other faiths as well as Christianity under new guidelines published by the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority (SCAA). Some in the Church of England have criticised the changes but the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey says it’s the right way forward in a multicultural society; also comment from Ron Dearing, Government advisor; Chris Woodhead, Chief Executive, SCAA. Broadcast on LBC Drivetime.
Contributors
Des Fahy; Peter Deeley; Ron Dearing; George Carey; Chris Woodhead
Keywords
Religion; UK; Great Britain; Schools; National curriculum; Christianity; Islam; Multiculturalism; Drivetime (radio programme); Religious education; Christian education; Islamic education; Intercultural education

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