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One of our core Baptist values is to be a prophetic presence in society. Whether in schools, colleges and universities our Christian voice is important when it comes to influencing a broad range of concerns. This includes issues such as how differences in religion and faith are handled, whether space for collective worship continues to be offered to children and young people, what is included in the national curriculum, values and governance of these educational communities so that everyone is valued and no one favoured.
 
The aim of the Baptist Education Group is to inform, encourage and support participation whether nationally through the Free Churches Education Committee or locally supporting members of SACREs or by helping churches build strategic relationships with their local schools.
 
Whether you are involved in education in some way or have concerns for some of the issues you are hearing about, or have an encouraging story please get in touch. 


Related articles:


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Why I belong to the Baptist Education Group - and why churches can engage with their local schools.

Reaching the 'third audience' The impact of Christians going into schools can be far reaching and cross-generational – we shouldn't underestimate the potential of children to reach their parents

Working with our primary schools - The primary school is a place where community really meets – and where Christians can serve with integrity.

Time for a coffee with a head teacher - Fruitful involvement with your local school stems from understanding its ethos and how you can help

Mind the Gap The gap between non-churched children and the church seems to be getting wider - but are we really noticing? And how can we go about bridging it?

Collective responsibility for school assemblies - There have long been calls to reform the law on collective worship, but as long as it remains churches can help schools seeking to comply with it


 

Related links:


Education Sunday Resources for all churches and schools, based on an annual theme

Children, Young People and Families (CYF) Round Table - Baptists exploring how we nurture faith in those children, young people and families whom God has put us next to

CYF events, links and resources
 


Please contact Martin Sweet if you would like to discuss the Baptist Education Group. 


 

 
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