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CofE education chief calls for debate on British values

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 @ 12:11

THE Church of England's incoming chief education officer, the Revd Nigel Genders, this week argued for a widespread public discussion to define British values. "What we understand by British values should emanate from a broad public conversation, and not from limited consultations on academy- or nursery-funding agreements," he said.

His comments followed the announcement by the new Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan, that the Government is planning to extend the teaching ...

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