Friday, 20 August 2010

Dawkins' 'Faith School Menace?'

This is now on 4oD, it's a very good programme and Dawkins was remarkably restrained I thought (which was a good thing I think). The most worrying sequence is in the Muslim school where it highlights not only the children's lack of knowledge about evolution, but the science teacher's also. I must admit I wasn't aware that faith schools didn't have to have OFSTED approve their RE curriculum, but have their own bodies do that. Scary stuff frankly.

I definitely agree with Dawkins that faith schools should be scrapped, and support the British Humanist Associations campaign:

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