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Counting Religion in Britain, December 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 27, December 2017 features 24 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 27 December 2017 OPINION POLLS Perils of perception The latest Ipsos global Perils of … Continue reading

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Religion and Attitudes Towards Faith Schools

The expansion of faith schools in recent years, as part of a broader parental choice and diversity of provision agenda in state-sector education, has been a prominent and divisive issue, both within religious traditions and between religious and secular lobbies. … Continue reading

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Trust and Other News

  Trust (1) Public trust in the Church of England is lower than in other non-political national institutions, according to the results of an Ipsos MORI survey for the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust, which were published on 13 September 2014. … Continue reading

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Scottish Social Attitudes and Other News

Start your week with BRIN’s latest selection of British religious statistical news, comprising three sources of data on the contemporary scene plus a reassessment of religious belonging in the Edwardian era a century ago. Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, 2011 The … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict Departs and Other News

Benedict XVI leaves the papal office today following his resignation earlier in the month, and it is fitting that he should be the lead story in our latest BRIN post. This mostly derives from YouGov’s February 2013 Eurotrack survey, but … Continue reading

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New Reports from the Pastoral Research Centre

The Pastoral Research Centre (PRC), the Roman Catholic socio-religious research institute established following the demise of the Newman Demographic Survey (NDS) in 1964, has launched two new series of reports on Catholic schools in England and Wales. They are all … Continue reading

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Attitudes to new academy faith schools

The Academies Act 2010 is well underway, having received its Second Reading in the House of Commons on Monday 19 July, and with Committee days due this week. A number of private and state religious schools have indicated interest in becoming state-funded academies, among about 1500 schools overall so far.
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Church in Wales Schools

The Church Times for 12 February included a feature by Edwin Counsell on the Church in Wales’ 168 primary and four secondary schools. This highlighted the work of the Church in Wales Education Review, which has recently been completed after … Continue reading

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