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Seeds of Unity presentations

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The Seeds of Unity resource pack was launched on 26th July 2011 at a one-day workshop held at Westonbirt Arboretum in collaboration with Botanic Gardens Education Network.  Forty people attended from 26 institutions.  Four presentations were given on plants and faith during the morning and three practical workshops were run concurrently during the afternoon.  Here, we include the presentations given at the workshop:

 

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Introduction to the resources by Nora Leonard, Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education (SACRE) Consultant, Ealing Borough Council, London

 

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Challenges and opportunities for Religious Education in the UK by Lesley Prior, Lecturer in Religious Education, Roehampton University And London Diocesan Board For Schools

 

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Plants and Christianity by Liz Wolverson, London Diocesan Board For Schools

 

 

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Plants and Islam by Zeshan Akhter, International Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences

 

 

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Plants and Hinduism by Sri Ramesh Pattni, Hindu Forum of Britain

 

 

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Jerusalem Botanic Garden by Sue Surkes, Jerusalem Botanic Garden (10MB)

 

 

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Green Man Workshop by Ruth Godfrey, University of Leicester Botanic Garden, UK