• About Our Work

    Our aim is to bring academic research about religion and belief into constructive conversation with public and policy work.

    Since 2015 this work has concentrated on improving the way in which religion is handled in schools in England.

    Prior to 2015 the work concentrated on raising the level of debate about religion and society and gave rise to a series of public debates held in Westminster and available on this site.

    We carry out original research on religion and belief and provide a platform for research by others.

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  • Latest From Education

    • Meetings held in 2018

      Posted On: May 5, 2018 | Posted By: Admin | Posted In: 2018, A New Settlement Revised, Education

      A select list of meetings held jointly or individually by Charles Clarke and Linda Woodhead in 2015, during which the case for a new settlement for religion and belief in schools is raised and discussed. January 15th – Ed Kessler, Woolf Institute February 8th – Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education February 21st...

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    • Submission to Government Consultation

      Posted On: March 28, 2018 | Posted By: Admin | Posted In: 2018, A New Settlement Revised, Education

      In March of 2018 the UK government launched an open consultation on their Integrated Communities Strategy green paper, inviting views on the government’s vision for building strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and opportunities. Rt Hon Charles Clarke and Professor Linda...

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