Curriculum for Cohesion

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Rt Hon Sadiq Khan

MP for Tooting, Shadow Lord Chancellor, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice Secretary and Shadow Minister for London

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Professor Chris Husbands

Director, Institute of Education, University of London

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Sir David Calvert-Smith QC

Chairman of the Parole Board. Previously Director of Public Prosecutions of England and Wales 1998-2003.

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HRH Princess Badiya of Jordan

Former Chair of Mosaic

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Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE

Senior Rabbi of West London Synagogue

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth

Former Bishop of Oxford
Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Inter-faith Group

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Dr Edward Kessler MBE

Executive Director, The Woolf Institute, Cambridge

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Ms Christine Counsell

University Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge

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Sir Anthony Figgis KCVO CMG

Chairman of the Royal Over-Seas League

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Right Reverend Dr Richard Cheetham

Bishop of Kingston

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Ms Sarah Teather MP

MP for Brent Central

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Rt Hon Simon Hughes

MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark. Minister of State for Justice & Civil Liberties.

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Mr Tim Winter

Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge

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Ms Mary Earl

Lecturer in Education, University of Cambridge

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Mr John Keast OBE

Chair 2011-2014, Religious Education of England & Wales

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Dr Sean Lang

Senior Lecturer, History, Anglia Ruskin University and Chair, Better History Forum

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Professor Roy Bhaskar

World Scholar, the Institute of Education, University of London

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Dr Julia Ipgrave

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Education, University of Warwick

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Mr Farooq Murad

Secretary-General 2010-2014, Muslim Council of Britain

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Mr Fabian Hamilton

MP for Leeds North East and Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Education

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Mr Aaqil Ahmed

BBC Commissioning Editor Religion and BBC Head of Religion & Ethics

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Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE

Trustee, East London Mosque

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Rt Hon Jack Straw

MP for Blackburn and Co-chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia

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Mr Mohammed Amin

Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum and Co-Chair of the Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

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Mr Abu Akeem

UK Programmes Officer, Muslim Aid and Curriculum for Cohesion Donor

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Mr Eric Ollerenshaw OBE

MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood
Member, APPGs for Education and on Islamophobia and former History teacher

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Dr Farid Panjwani

Director, Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education, Institute of Education

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Dr Matthew LN Wilkinson

Director, Curriculum for Cohesion, Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Education, University of London and Research Fellow, Cambridge Muslim College

Institutions Involved

Woolf Institute

Cambridge Muslim College

Institute of Education

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Curriculum for Cohesion is developing a method for understanding religion in a multi-faith world, with a focus on Islam, for the use of teachers, lecturers and the judiciary.

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  1. Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP
  2. Professor Roy Bhaskar (coming soon)
  3. Mr Farooq Murad
  4. Mr Mohammed Amin
  5. Dr Matthew LN Wilkinson
  6. Sir David Calvert-Smith QC (coming soon)
  7. Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP (coming soon)

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Wednesday, 1st October, 2014
Curriculum for Cohesion contributes to British Educational Research Association Conference 2014

Saturday, 2nd August, 2014
Curriculum for Cohesion celebrates its third Annual Dinner at the Royal Over-Seas League

Saturday, 2nd August, 2014
‘Helping Muslim boys succeed: the case for history education’ published in the Curriculum Journal

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