Cross-party MPs and peers say pupils receive ‘tokenistic religious education’

18 September 2023

An Open Letter has been published today by the Daily Telegraph. More than 30 MPs and peers have written to the Education Secretary, highlighting that school pupils receive tokenistic religious education or none. The MPs are blaming this on a lack of trained teachers and funding for the poor quality of religious education. They argue that this lack of education leaves children ill-prepared to understand their own and others’ worldviews, hindering their ability to participate in society.

Read the Open Letter

Read the full article from the Daily Telegraph (paywall).

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