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  1. Humanists UK is calling for the urgent closure of three Steiner schools which were rated inadequate by the education inspectorate Ofsted after the schools failed to prove they could keep pupils safe. The inspections are the culmination of a long-running campaign by Humanists UK to expose the dangers of the Steiner school sector. Reports today […]
  2. In recent months and years, China has increased its crackdown on religion, resulting in extreme human rights abuses and an unprecedented attack on minorities who have been quietly practising their religion as part of their everyday lives. Now, in a new report, the charity Open Doors, says 50 million Christians in China are expected to […]
  3. The biggest event in Humanists UK’s calendar has been announced and tickets are on sale now. Hundreds of humanists from around the UK and overseas are expected to converge on the ancient city of Leicester for the Humanists UK Convention 2019, to be held in the beautiful Art Deco surrounds of the Leicester Athena over 21–23 […]
  4. Humanists UK has welcomed Ofsted’s new consultation on how it plans to better inspect schools, and which focuses on ensuring schools deliver a well-rounded, well-structured curriculum over choosing subjects that are specifically geared to improving exam results. The education inspectorate Ofsted today announced its framework for the consultation  which proposes a shift that will rebalance […]
  5. Take Action: You too can write to your local councillors to oppose new fully selective religious schools. You can look at the points we’ve made in our letter to help you craft your own and even use our Guide for Local Activists to start your own campaign. Humanists UK has written to councils across England […]