Our programmes reach over 16,000 people a year. They include teachers and students, artists and professionals, political leaders in Parliament and upcoming leaders at university.
Yavneh Jewish Primary in Borehamwood and St Monica’s Catholic Primary School in Enfield were brought together by the Faith & Belief Forum’s Linking Programme in September 2018, to link two classes each. Both schools have a history of interfaith activity, but for partner linking teachers Liza Taitz and Viki Murphy, the first CPD training day
An experienced facilitator, Tunde has been going into schools for the Faith & Belief Forum since 2016. What really stands out to him about our work is the importance of the Faith & Belief Forum’s message around the assumptions in everyday life. ‘Making assumptions is part of being human,’ he reflects, ‘but the key thing
Recognising a ‘student bubble’ dividing university students and the local community, and the common experience of loneliness amongst the community’s elderly residents, the 2016-17 ParliaMentors team at the University of Nottingham established a novel penpal service providing the first point of contact between the elderly population and students in Nottingham. The team formed partnerships with
As an undergraduate at the University of Birmingham Joe was keen to give something back to the local community: “I was inspired by the local community’s hospitality and felt compelled to ‘give back’. I was also aware of certain problems within this community which I felt determined to remedy”. Participation in ParliaMentors was an opportunity
Always seeking help young people to have open, honest conversation across faiths, beliefs and cultures, George has been facilitating for the Faith & Belief Forum for more than four years. She has seen repeatedly that the value of the Faith & Belief Forum’s workshops is the way they provide a non-academic space to reflect on
The Faith & Belief Forum has been working with students from Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College, a school based in the least multicultural area of the UK, for the last 4 years. According to teacher Alison Gourlay, ‘the work done by [the Faith & Belief Forum] is invaluable to our students’ education, providing our students