Britain’s chief school inspector has found a “shocking” culture of fear and intimidation in UK schools after an anonymous plot threatening the “Islamization” of UK schools led to Prime Minister David Cameron announcing random inspections.
“Some of our findings are deeply worrying, and in some ways quite shocking,” said Michael Wilshaw, head of the Ofsted school inspection body in a letter to Education Secretary Michael Gove. “In the most serious cases, a culture of fear and intimidation has taken grip.”
The official report found that, “Birmingham City Council has failed to support a number of schools in their efforts to keep pupils safe from the potential risks of radicalization and extremism.”
Gove said Monday in a statement to the House of Commons after the report’s release that “all schools will be required to promote British values.”
“This is an issue for faith schools as well as non-faith schools,” Shadow Education…
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