Are faith schools educationally defensible?
Ameen, Ruhul and Hassan, N. 2013. Are faith schools educationally defensible? Research in Teacher Education. 3 (1), pp. 11-17.
|Authors||Ameen, Ruhul and Hassan, N.|
Currently over a third of schools in Britain are faith schools, yet their place within the British education system remains a hotly contested issue, with advocates and opponents exchanging charge and counter-charge. With the current debate sparked by the Government’s wish to establish more faith schools it is timely to explore some of the controversial issues involved. This article explores social division, intolerance and indoctrination as objections to faith schools and evaluates whether faith schools are educationally defensible.
|Keywords||Inclusion; Democracy; Faith Schools|
|Journal||Research in Teacher Education|
|Research in Teacher Education|
|Journal citation||3 (1), pp. 11-17|
|Publisher||University of East London, Cass School of Education and Communities|
|01 Apr 2013|
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|Deposited||21 May 2013|
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