Britain could face repeats of the Birmingham Trojan Horse scandal where groups attempt to impose their ideologies on schools, the education secretary warned this week. In her first appearance before the Commons Education Select Committee, Nicky Morgan said two teachers from schools at the centre of the scandal had been barred from the classroom, while the conduct of further staff was being investigated. Earlier this year, independent reports on five Birmingham schools found that pupils were being exposed to religious extremism - for example, being shown a jihadi video and taking part in "anti-Western chanting". "We must not be shy about talking about fundamental British values," Ms Morgan said. "If not, other people will attempt to get their ideologies across."
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