New guidance on independent schools: analysis of hard-line opposition and DfE concessions

The government has published new guidance on independent schools, amid systemic failings by independent faith schools. Alastair Lichten looks at what’s changed and how the DfE has handled religious groups’ demands.

As reported by the NSS, the Department for Education has published its updated guidance on the Independent School Standards, a policy statement on how it will be enforcing these standards and assessments of how these meet the UK’s responsibilities under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The ‘NSS articles’ category contains links to my opinion pieces, written while a campaigns officer or head of education for the National Secular Society, before June 2022. You can read the full original of this article here >>>

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