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Birmingham City Council has published a curriculum statement pledging that its schools will focus on encouraging the human rights of all cultures.

The statement promises that children in Birmingham will learn in an environment without prejudice or inequality, and promises to not allow "any attempts to narrow the curriculum".

Razia Butt (pictured), a schools resilience adviser for Birmingham City Council, this week told delegates at a Westminster Education Forum event on Prevent that the move was to support heads in the "very challenging" circumstances that followed the Trojan Horse affair.

The city has been subject to intense scrutiny since 2014 after allegations of a plot by hard-line Islamists to introduce their ideology into several Birmingham schools.


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