Faith Schools: minorities, boundaries, representation and control

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 49 Number 3 (2007)

Faith Schools: minorities, boundaries, representation and control
JULIA BARD, pages 277-280
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2007.49.3.277

Abstract

This article explores the implications of funding increasing numbers of religious schools on the children of minority communities. It argues that handing responsibility for schooling to religious bodies undermines transparency, democracy and accountability in educational provision. Far from promoting 'inclusion' as the Government claims, increasing the number of religious schools atomises and isolates communities, stifles debate and marginalises complex expressions of identity.

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JULIA BARD (2007) Faith Schools: minorities, boundaries, representation and control, FORUM, 49(3), 277-280. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2007.49.3.277

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