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  • Junior Peacemakers Workshop: The Climate Emergency - Unpacking the Headlines ... to find out what matters to us

    Free workshop for Primary Schools available for Key Stage 2 on Monday 16th March or Monday 30th March 2020 @ the The Peace Hub (9:30 - 14:30).

  • In the wake of Holocaust Memorial Day, where we think about human rights and justice for all people, there is news of an event coming to Birmingham. It is the Journey to Justice exhibition – which will be launched on the evening of Friday 7th February and will thereafter runas a free event until the end of April.

  • Peacemakers have a number of development opportunities available for 2020 with fully funded CPD, their standard courses and some new and exciting offers. Previous courses have been booked up quickly. A summary of the upcoming courses are listed below, please refer to Peacemakers website for further details.

     

  • A live webcast of a survivor sharing their testimony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 on Friday 24th January.

    The Holocaust Educational Trust has announced Holocaust survivor Susan Pollack MBE will be sharing her testimony on Friday 24th January at 10am in a special webcast to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

    Susan was born in Hungary and was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. She survived working as a slave labourer and was sent on a death march to Bergen-Belsen where she was liberated by British Forces on 15th April 1945.

  • Peer Mediation Training for Primary Schools - Substantial bursaries available, please refer to below:

  • The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion is a nonpartisan and non-religious initiative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. With a mission to advance our understanding of compassion and related values, the DLCC is an ethics research and education centre which has been working with some of the UK’s foremost thinkers since 2014. Since 2017, the DLCC has concentrated on compassion in schools via its education project: Compassion Matters

  • A FREE RE assembly for Interfaith Week - 10th - 17th November 2019

    A free resource is attached to inspire your school assembly during Interfaith Week. We hope you find it useful and inspiring. If you liked this resource, would you consider joining NATRE - the subject teacher association of RE (National Association of Teachers of RE).

    For as little as £75 per year you can get access to over 1,200 resources like this one, termly curriculum book and REtoday magazine, and discounted RE CPD.

  • Peacemakers are offering a two half-day INSET which will give school staff the opportunity to think more critically about peace & conflict in their schools. These INSETs are funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner and delivered by Peacemakers in partnership with Minus Violence.

    Places are limited and given out on a first come first serve basis. The sessions run from 09:00-12:30. Refreshments are provided. There are two dates available:

  • The Holocaust Educationsl Trust are offering a four-part-course as part of 'Lessons from Auschwitz' Project. Please refer to the attached flyer which details all the information and links for booking.

  • F&BF are delighted to be able provide schools in the Birmingham area with the opportunity to join their renowned School Linking Programme!

    F&BF (Faith & Belief Forum) is a charity that builds good relations between people of different faiths, beliefs, and cultures. Last year they worked with 30 schools in Birmingham on their School Linking programme. They would like to invite your school to join them for the 2019 – 2020 academic year.

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