Creationism in Scotland’s schools

Peddling and Scaling God and Darwin

Creationism never seems to go away and recently a petition has been made to the Scottish  parliament and below is the submission I produced for the BCSE (British Centre for Science Education). Below that are some of my explanatory comments which are my opinion and may or may not be those of other members of the BCSE.

Submission on behalf of the British Centre for Science Education (BCSE)  in support of Parliamentary Petition PE01531, Guidance on how creationism is presented in schools, by Spencer Fildes on behalf of the Scottish Secular Society (SSS)

 I am the Rev. Michael Roberts, spokesperson for BCSE, which was formed in 2006 in response to the upsurge of creationist attempts to infiltrate education. I am a graduate in theology and geology and F.R.Hist.S, school Governor for 26 years, and Anglican priest dealing with church schools for 40 years, and have published on the history of religious…

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  1. Paul Braterman

    Education and CUlture are considering the Petition on March 10. I don’t think they want any more input, but readers who know any of the committee members, or are constituents, may want to send a message. The relevant committee members not yet committed as far as we know, are • Siobhan McMahon (Deputy Convener) Labour, Central Scotland, Colin Beattie SNP Midlothian N/Musselburg, George Adam SNP Paisley, Gordon MacDonald SNP Edinburgh Pentlands, Liam McArthur LibDem Orkney, Mark Griffin Labour. Central Scotland.



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