Faith Groups, Conversation & Marginalised Communities

Dan Range is a Research Associate in the Faith & Peaceful Relations research group at CTPSR. Here Dan writes about the way in which faith groups can support the learning of English. Creative English is a programme which aims to teach learners, primarily women from Pakistani, Somali and Bangladeshi backgrounds, English through drama and experiential learning. It is hoped that this learning will also increase both integration and social mobility.

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Why Universities Need To Become More ‘Faith-Friendly’

In this post, which was previously published in the magazine ‘Christian Today’. Kristin Aune argues the universities in the 21st century need to become more ‘faith friendly’ as part of their commitment to diversity and equality….’Universities have undergone a secular transformation. From being places of religious learning for elite men in the 11th to 13th centuries, they began to discard their religious roots as the Age of Enlightenment dawned…..’

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