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Staff segregated by gender at some UK Muslim schools

Source: TImes of India

LONDON: Teachers and other staff at some independent Islamic faith schools in the UK are facing gender-based segregation, prompting the country's schools watchdog to write to the education ministry.

Sir Michael Wilshaw, head of Ofsted, said his inspectors found one independent religious school using dividing screens across the room to segregate men and women.

"I am writing again to report that Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMI) continue to find that staff are being segregated because of their gender in Muslim independent schools," Wilshaw writes in his letter sent on Wednesday to UK education secretary Nicky Morgan.

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/Staff-segregated-by-gender-at-some-UK-Muslim-schools/articleshow/52028492.cms
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