New Education Resources for Schools

Humanist Society Scotland has launched a new set of educational resources designed to match the Higher and National 5 RMPS curriculum. The resources cover a humanist approach to a number of moral and ethical questions including assisted dying, justice, relationships,…

Humanist campaign on religious observance one step closer to aim

Humanist Society Scotland have welcomed the First Minister’s statement that the Scottish Government will incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law. One fundamental change that would have to result of this, is that…

End the Ban on non-religious schools

Humanist Society Scotland has today launched a new campaign to ‘End the ban’ on non-religious state schools in Scotland. Timed to coincide with the return to school for thousands of pupils across the country, the campaigning charity has published new…

religious approval teachers

Renewed calls to end religious approval for teachers

Renewed calls have been made regarding bringing to an end religious approval for teachers. In an interview with the Sunday Herald, Larry Flanagan head of Scotland’s largest teaching union EIS said of the approval system which currently exists in Scotland’s…

Boycott call on School Religious Reps in West Dunbartonshire

Humanist Society Scotland have called on the members of West Dunbartonshire’s minority faith groups to boycott the recruitment process for a new religious representative to the Council Education Committee. At present the Church of Scotland and the Roman Catholic Church…

Faith schools provide ‘no better results’

New research published by IPPR Scotland, supported by Humanist Society Scotland, has debunked the myth that denominational schools in Scotland provide better educational outcomes for pupils than non-denominational schools. The respected research body found that there is no evidence to suggest…

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