Wednesday, January 31, 2007
'"Creationism is a load of garbage," Chalke declares. "Genesis is a poem based on a Babylonian creation myth."
Chalke insists that anyone can work for Oasis and any of its organisations. "People have to be committed to the ethos, but they don't have to be Christian," he says. "We want depth, not a label. I'm not interested in who says they are a Christian or not, but whether they are inspired by the message of Christ of inclusion and equality"'
The question remains, however, as to whether or not the state should subsidise his ideas about what a school should be...
Friday, January 19, 2007
"As long as some schools are allowed to engineer favourable intakes for themselves - be they private, grammar or faith schools - and then build on that advantage, those will be seen to be the successful schools"