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Join us for our webinar on fundamental British values in schools & community cohesion

Core Values

Since September 2014, all schools in England are required to actively promote fundamental British values to their pupils, both in lessons and in extracurricular activities delivered by the school. Consequently, this webinar scheduled for 4pm on Thursday 23rd April will help teachers: Consider Ofsted expectations about promoting fundamental British values and the role of schools;… Read more »

Sign up to our next Interfaith Explorers webinar exploring the role of schools in challenging extremism

Join our religious education expert Clair Clinton at our next Interfaith Explorers webinar to discuss the new statutory duty on schools to prevent people being drawn into terrorism. Scheduled for 4pm on Thursday 26th March, this webinar will: Help practitioners understand what is meant by extremism in the context of the Government’s Prevent strategy and… Read more »

School children and the appeal of ISIS – we are not fighting a losing battle

Professor David Khalili

Foundation Chairman, Professor Nasser David Khalili, talks about how success depends upon harnessing the positive forces of mosques, schools, madrassas and social media to create a new generation of young people who are immune to the ideology of ISIS. Every parent can share the horror and devastation of the three families who fear their daughters… Read more »

Register for our next Interfaith Explorers webinar: Faith Sensitive Relationship and Sex Education – how to handle difficult conversations with pupils and parents

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Last week saw the publication of the Parliamentary Education Select Committee Report into Sex and Relationship Education (SRE), which advocated for SRE to be renamed ‘Relationship and Sex Education’ (RSE) to emphasis the relationship elements of the subject, alongside it being given statutory status in both primary and secondary schools. This webinar explores how teachers… Read more »

The Foundation becomes a signatory to Declaration against hate and intolerance

Declaration against hate and intolerance

Following an increasing number of hate crimes and attacks against British and Muslim Jews over recent months, the Foundation along with a number of national interfaith organisations has signed a declaration reaffirming that Jewish and Muslim faith communities contribute to the common good of all people in the UK. Calling on all leaders to unequivocally… Read more »

Paris Charlie Hebdo shooting show that ignorance is the real weapon of mass destruction

Professor David Khalili

Following the atrocities in Paris last week, the Maimonides Interfaith Foundation Chairman, Professor Nasser David Khalili says ‘We now have an opportunity to close ranks and finally challenge those who try to monopolise and distort the great faiths and other ways of life – the common heritage of all humanity’. Read the full article here.

Register for our next Interfaith Explorers webinar: RE teaching and religious authority!

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With the increasing challenges faced when teaching in multi faith and multi ethnic school communities, quality guidance for RE teachers on what constitutes religious authority and where to find safe and accurate information has become crucial. Join our resident RE expert, Claire Clinton, in this 45-minute webinar which will examine: How to avoid the pitfalls… Read more »

Foundation Chairman says only true dialogue can address grievances and differences

First Magazine Cover Autumn 2014

On the eve of UK Interfaith Week 2014, Chairman of the Foundation Professor Khalili says ‘only true dialogue can discover what is in our minds, because with true dialogue, grievances and differences of opinion can be heard and amicably solved’. The comments appear in an interview with First Magazine, the international journal aimed at the… Read more »

Sign-up to our latest Interfaith Explorers Teachers Workshop on the 13th November!

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As part of our ongoing series of free teacher workshops to show how this great learning resource can support RE, PHSE and citizenship delivery in your primary school, come join us at our South London/Wandsworth workshop on Thursday 13th November 2014. Open to all teachers and those with responsibility for RE, PSHE and citizenship education… Read more »