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Joint project with AoC, NUS and fbfe on Beliefs and Values in Fe


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TACKLING ISSUES OF FAITH AND BELIEF IN TODAY’S FE

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The Archbishops of Perth, Australia, Pakstani Comedian and the illegals


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I'm in Australia at the moment and they seem to be having the same problem with those dam immigrants  as Britian is -  see what Australia is doing about it ...  http://www.playfulmonk.net/drupal/node/365
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Outcry at Buddhists groups use Muslim prayer room for meditation in Malaysia -


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A Buddhist groups uses a Muslim prayer room to meditate in Malaysia and the whole episode explodes. Read more here.

It seems to me also the Buddhist group where not silently meditating but chanting and had a picture of diety.  Both Buddhist and Mulsim leaders have issued applogies and respect for each other s religion.

 

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A reflection on the Myanmar and the Buddhist Muslim Conflict.


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Its taken a number of months for me to reply to the difficult situation happening in Myanmar (Burma) as I wanted to be clear about it (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22023830).  I've been asked by a number of Muslim friends, why did Aung San Suu Kyi not speak out?

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AFAN North Tour June 2013


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Why I can't live without TED Talks: using tech to bring speakers into class


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A very good article on technology and education

http://www.guardian.co.uk/teacher-network/teacher-blog/2013/apr/12/techn...

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I met a Football Hooligan


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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character


An engaging book that casts the school reform debate in a provocative new light. … [Tough] introduces us to a wide-ranging cast of characters — economists, psychologists, and neuroscientists among them — whose work yields a compelling new picture of the intersection of poverty and education.”
—Thomas Toch, The Washington Monthly

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AFAN with Malaysian Youth August 2012


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Greeting from Malaysia, I'm used the AFAN material with Malaysian youth today as was surprised by how much in common the session are to the ones in England. You can read more about it at http://www.playfulmonk.net/drupal/node/76