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UK government launches Educate Against Hate featuring the Foundation’s Interfaith Explorers website!

Nicky Morgan Educate Against Hate

The Foundation’s Interfaith Explorers has been given the seal of approval, following its endorsement by the Department of Education (DfE), and is featured on a new government website against hate. At the launch of a new DfE Educate Against Hate web portal at the Bethnal Green School Academy in Tower Hamlets, the Secretary of State… Read more »

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Professor Nasser D. Khalili renews his support to education of young people

Professor David Khalili

In his capacity as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and Chairman of the Maimonides Interfaith Foundation, Professor Nasser David Khalili participated in the Panel Discussion entitled “Educating for Citizenship in a Global World”, which took place at the Asia Society Headquarters in New York on 29 September 2015. This event was co-organized by the Asia Society… Read more »

Foundation founder calls for a government led emphasis on education in the fight against extremism

Professor David Khalili

Read our founder David Khalili’s thoughts on the safeguarding of students against radicalisation. What is the government’s responsibility in this area? Without a new government-led emphasis on education in classrooms, we will continue to contend with the messengers of destruction and hate. With effective education we can build a generation capable of living in harmony… Read more »

Register for a webinar about links between RE & peace-making education

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Learn how to use peacemaking education to support the delivery of RE, Citizenship, PSHE & SMSC at 4.00pm on Thursday 24th July. In recent years, peacemaking and conflict education programmes have been increasingly used in schools as a means of educating children about constructive approaches to managing conflicts. Moreover, the recent Ofsted Inspection framework, which… Read more »

Webinar on RE & Values Education – register now

Religion

The role of ‘values education’ in schools & community cohesion will be discussed during the next interfaith Explorers webinar broadcast on the 14th July! Schools play an important role in shaping the values of their pupils. But how do they build these values within their curriculum, extra-curricular activities and policies? What is the relationship between… Read more »

10 years on from 7/7 – what has changed?

10 Years On

As London prepares to remember the events of 7th July 2005 our chief executive Rokhsana Fiaz will be speaking at an event organised by London Faiths Foru to consider what that day had on the London faith sector; what has changed over the past 10 years and what lies ahead. Speakers include the Rt. Revd… Read more »

Register for the next Interfaith Explorers webinar on RE & Secular World Views!

Secular

So how should teachers handle non-religious views in the classroom? Find out during next week’s webinar on the 18th June. A significant proportion of the world’s people today have a non-religious outlook on life. However, in a world with people who hold religious and non-religious views, it is important that pupils are informed about different faith… Read more »

Foundation Chairman receives honour from Franklin University in Switzerland in recognition of his interfaith work

Professor David Khalili & Franklin University

Founder and chairman of the Foundation, Professor David Khalili, received an Honorary Doctorate from Franklin University Switzerland for his long-standing commitment to interfaith and inter-religious dialogue. During his Class of 2015 commencement speech, Professor Khalili told graduates that for success ‘the key is to listen to others with an open mind and an open heart,… Read more »