Working with Muslim Children and their Families - A Free Practitioner Seminar
Starts: 24 June 2010
Thursday 24th June, 9.00am-1.00pm, Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building
The seminar is hosted by Cardiff School of Social Sciences and Cardiff University’s Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK. It is funded by the Religion and Society programme, which is jointly sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Economic and Social Research Council.
This free half -day seminar is designed to increase the knowledge base of education, health and social care staff in relation to working with Muslim children and their families. There will be three talks during the morning as well as opportunities for discussion about your particular practice context. There will be a particular emphasis in the material presented on children of primary school age.
Topics covered will include:
- Cultural competence.
- Islam: summary of key beliefs and practices.
- Muslims in Britain: history, demography and developments.
- Religious nurture in middle childhood: Commonality and diversity.
- Children’s learning about Islam in the home.
- Supplementary education.
- Speakers from the university and the local Muslim community.
Attendance is free but places must be booked (by Friday 11th June)
Phone:029 2087 5069
Open To: Staff and Students