Prof Robert Jackson, Director of the Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (WRERU) and Professor of Religious Diversity and Education at the European Wergeland Centre, will take part in a public debate on "Faith in Schools"
with Prof Richard Dawkins and two other speakers including the Bishop of Oxford, who is the spokesperson on religious education for the Church of England.
The debate will take place in Westminster on 22 February. This upcoming debate is attracting a lot of attention and will include members of Parliament and the House of Lords as well as representatives of many NGOs concerned with religions and beliefs. It will be chaired by Charles Clarke, former UK Minister of Education.
Prof Robert Jackson's presentation is now available online
where he refers to the the Council of Europe 2008 Recommendation from the Committee of Ministers of the 47 states, about teaching religions and other worldviews in schools. Professor Jackson is Vice Chair of the CoE/EWC committee
concerned with disseminating the Recommendation among the member states. Follow Prof Jackson on twitter