Diversity and


Study Visit II - United Kingdom


Short description

  • Diversity and inclusion.
  • Power of the football methodology to tackle the challenges of racism, violence, and radicalism faced by youth of migrant and refugee backgrounds

Five-day seminars, trainings and workshops, meetings with experts, trainers, visits to institutions active in the areas of integration of immigrants, counteracting Hate of Speech, implementing projects counteracting aggression, homophobia and racism in sports

We kindly invite trainers and other people engaged in projects concerning refugees’ integration and support for children from excluded backgrounds. Seminars that we offer are the perfect opportunity to meet experts, scientists and practicians and to exchange experience with people running similar projects from all over Europe.
Communicative knowledge of English is required.

Visit schedule

  • Day 0, 02.08.2020

    Arrival of the Participants

  • Day 1, 03.08.2020

    8:00 Breakfast

    9:00 Welcome presentation by Executive Director of Fare
    network, Piara Powar

    Presentation about Fare network, its history and what we
    do at Fare network, Grace Veys

    Icebreaker exercise between the participants, get to know
    each other.

    Outlining schedule for the week, what to expect.

    13:00 Lunch

    15:00 Visiting Jason Roberts Foundation; a good practise on diversity and inclusion

    19:00 Dinner

  • Day 2, 04.08.2020

    8:00 Breakfast

    9:00 Presentation on inclusion, diversity, race and gender by Michele Moore from Moore Development Ltd

    Workshop Football against knife crime and violence by André Ferguson, Director Mastering Manhood

    13:00 Lunch

    14:00 Presentation on refugees in football by Champions ohne Grenzen, Johanna Small

    Workshop on gender balance by Goals4Girls, Francesca Brown

    19:30 Dinner

  • Day 3, 05.08.2020

    8:00 Breakfast

    10:00 Workshop on tackling radicalisation by Obayed Hussain, Imam and creator of Ramadam Football and coach at Positive Youth Foundation

    Presentation on ethnic minority women in sport, Lippa Nesa, Co-founder ‘I think She is offside’ podcast and Yasmin Harun, Chair of Muslimah Sport Association

    Homophobia in football by Lou Englefield, Director at Pride Sport

    13:00 Lunch

    14:00 Visit Chelsea FC on ‘Say no to anti-semitism’ project

    19:30 Dinner

  • Day 4, 06.08.2020

    9:00 Breakfast

    10:00 Presentations by participants on their own solutions and project relating to social exclusion.
    13:00 Lunch

    14:00 Workshop: Speed dating between the participants.

    19:30 Final Dinner

  • Day 5, 07.08.2020

    8:00 Breakfast

    9:30 Open conference. An international exchange on issues around urban sport and football.

    19:00 Departure

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