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Churches propose new national statutory RE syllabus

Churches propose new national statutory RE syllabusThe leaders of three Church education bodies have this week together proposed the development of a new national statutory Religious Education (RE) syllabus.

Increased financial support for the Church's ministry despite very difficult investment climate

Increased financial support for the Church's ministry despite very difficult investment climateFinancial results in 2002 The Church Commissioners today publish their Annual Report & Accounts for 2002 and, in an exceptionally poor year for stock markets, announce that they have achieved a total return on their assets of -9.3%. This was much better than the average of -13.9% for UK pension funds.

FE colleges urged to 'try faith for a change'

FE colleges urged to 'try faith for a change'The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) has highlighted its growing recognition of the practical value of working with faith communities by, for the first time, sponsoring the annual National Ecumenical Agency in Further Education conference. The Try faith for a change conference drew more than 80 participants from the Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faiths to the Islamic Cultural Centre in Regent's Park, London.