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All Faiths And None
Faiths Communties respond to Woolich attack here
NUS loking for Project Manager - Campus Cohesion and Interfaith (by 31st May) more here
Welcome to AFAN, the website for this Inter-Faith / Belief Educational Resource Programme, with written stuff, video clips, audio and visual postings. We are a group of people with different worldviews: religious - Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, and Pagan - and non-religious - Humanist. We are exploring some of the big questions in life from our personal viewpoints within the diverse multi-faith / belief traditions we come from . We do not claim to have all the answers, and the perspectives we present are personal and not necessarily shared by others with the same worldview. We hope that these resources will help to stimulate discussion, build mutual understanding, and encourage recognition of common values and unique differences.
More information about the purpose and features of this site, can be found below by clicking on one of the buttons below. To see a short video about the project, scroll down to the YouTube window below
most from this site for their educational setting.
A short introduction to AFAN - long version here
On this website you can find short essays on a range of topics from death to sex ,and from freedom to violence. There are also videos, music and images exploring these topics from each of our perspectives. You can use all these different resources to explore further the values and beliefs held by people in the world today. Teachers wanting to use these resources in their colleges will find the necessary tools to facilitate this in the teachers’ section of this site.
17/5/2013 AFAN faciliators to Liverpool colleges 2-7th June. Leeds/Yorkshire/NW area 12th -25th june.
14/3/2013 AFAN continues to support colleges, staff and students to explore the big questions in life. We now have a intern helping us to co-ordinate programs in the colleges.
14/5/2012 Updated list of Pagan topic Material here
8/5/2012 AFAN heads to Europe - The European Network on Religion and Belief - ENORB - http://www.enorb.eu/
24/4/2012 - Well over the last months the team have been busy delivering session to Colleges. We have also added a large number of essays on different themes from the core team. Have a look here
17/10/2011 We have a few slots left for interfaith week - please contact us if you you would like one of team members to come and visit during this time (20-26th November)
21/9/2011 Following our busy Summer term CPDS. We are again organizing our free staff development workshops for the Autumn term email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
4/5/2011 - Navleen and Amaranatho AFAN team members will be offering day and weekend interbelief young people retreats you can find out more here
11/4/2011 Many colleges ask us to come to CPD days in June and July please register early to avoid disappointment. Conact here
3/4/2011 Research is being carried out about the effectiveness of the AFAN approach more at http://www.afan.uk.net/content/afan-research-project
2/4/2011 - AFAN is now a registered charity number No.1137477 (full report here)
We are busy with staff devlopment workshop and learner session for the Autumn term .
8/8/2010 For Teachers a five week tutorial plan - have a look here
Thanks to a Tutor from the College of West Kent.
1/8/2010 AFAN has been busy over July running many Staff development sessions with staff and management
1/6/2010 Want to know what a learner session looks like - here are some pictures.
25/5/2010 AFAN team members have been out on the road visiting colleges speaking to staff, arranging staff development workshops, part of this was a pilgrimage from London to Cantebury. You can see the pictures here
Read about pilgrimage in November 2009 - here
What the team says about pilgrimage (double click on video to see on bigger screen)
11/2009 see what we have to say about climate change here
12/10/2009 AFAN interfaith walk 16th-21st Nov more here
20/5/2009 - Summaries of the themes from the perspectives of the different worldviews here (please read the topic material as well)
9/3/2009 IMPORTANT NEWS From Youtube UK music blocked more here - because of this some of our visuals may not be available.
The new AFAN website went live in December 2008 and the site will continually be added too. Please feel free to join our community by registering, so you can share you comments. The forum will be available 2009.