Creationism cannot be taught as a valid scientific theory in any free school or academy, government says
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Thirty leading scientists and science educators including Sir David Attenborough, Professor Richard Dawkins and Professor Michael Reiss, and five national organisations have signed up to a new statement calling for the extension of teaching of evolution in school science and firmer statutory guidance against the promotion of creationism.
The Government has revised the single Academies model funding agreement to bring it in line with the Free Schools model funding agreement in preventing Academies from teaching pseudoscience and to require the teaching of evolution.
BHA joins with leading scientists and other leading organisations to say: ‘Teach evolution, not creationism!’
Today the BHA launched a new campaign along with Sir David Attenborough, Prof Richard Dawkins, Prof Michael Reiss, 27 other scientists and four other organisations calling on the government to introduce guidance that creationism may not be taught in schools, and that the teaching of evolution must be.
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