Posts Categorized: News

Uganda Schools Update

An update from one of the charities we regularly support, regarding the worrying recent rise in Covid cases in the country and how the schools are coping. You can read the original blog entry here. Bodaboda (motor-bike taxis), matatu (mini-bus taxis) and coach parks in Uganda were milling with students and teachers being sent home… Read more »

Sexual Harassment in Schools

On 10th June OFSTED (The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) published its review of sexual harassment in schools and colleges. Our Secretary Tony reports below and highlights the implications and importance of the report to the Humanist community.  Ofsted’s inspectors visited 32 state and private schools and colleges and spoke to… Read more »

Autumn Meetings

We don’t yet know whether from September we will be able to meet back in the library in New Cross, or whether we’ll have to find another venue for a short period or even continue on zoom for a while longer, but we have some really interesting meetings lined up for the Autumn so please… Read more »

July Meeting: AGM

When: Thursday 1 July, 7.30pmWhere: Online via Zoom: link AGM: would you like to be more active in SELHuG? A humanist group like SELHuG brings people together to explore life’s big questions – how to live and die, where to look for knowledge and meaning – and how to respond to pressing challenges like climate change and… Read more »

Review: Action for Refugees in Lewisham

Thank you to SELHuG member Helen for reviewing this meeting. The speaker at our meeting on 6 May was Katie Commons, Director of Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) a charity that SELHuG supports with a donation every year. AFRIL works to relieve poverty and isolation among local refugees and asylum seekers, to advance their… Read more »