Football 4 Peace International

Using sport to promote peaceful coexistence

F4P commended in national campaign

Football 4 Peace International features in the ‘UK’s Best Breakthroughs’ list, part of the new ‘MadeAtUni’ campaign that celebrates the impact universities have on the wider community. The list of 100 highlights ground-breaking projects and research which have transformed lives. Universities UK is the representative organisation for all UK universities. Gary Stidder, co-founder of the…

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Scoring for peace

More than 200 children from secondary schools around Sussex will be taking part in a football festival next week. The University of Brighton’s Football 4 Peace (F4P) programme, which has operated in Israel, Palestine, Northern and Republic of Ireland, The Gambia, South Korea and South Africa since 2001, uses football to help resolve conflict between…

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Dr Stidder with his award

University of Brighton academic honoured

A University of Brighton lecturer has been recognised for “making a difference to the teaching of physical education at national and international level”. The Association for Physical Education’s (AfPE) highest honour, the Honoured Members Award 2018, has been awarded to Dr Gary Stidder, Principal Lecturer in PE in the University’s School of Sport and Service…

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Football for Peace professor to join UN

One of the University of Brighton professors who co-founded Football for Peace has been invited to advise the United Nations. John Sugden, the University of Brighton’s Emeritus Professor of the Sociology of Sport, will be part of an expert group supporting the Division for Social Policy and Development of the UN’s Department of Economic and…

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F4P on the BBC

Professor John Sugden and Dr Gary Stidder were interviewed on At the Foot of the Cross; a BBC show broadcast on Good Friday. To listen to the interview scroll to 59 minutes:

Primary School Sports Festival

350 Eastbourne primary school pupils came to The School of Sport and Service Management to participate in a sports festival organised by Football 4 Peace International. The focus of the day’s activities was to develop an awareness of team work and personal responsibility. The children took part in a in a series of related activities…

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Academics share the Football 4 Peace Philosophy

Physical Education lecturers Dr Gary Stidder, Warren Smart and Simon Green ran a three-day values-based teaching workshop for over 40 Arab and Jewish Israeli sports coaches and teachers. The event took place at the German Sports University in Cologne, Germany and it shared the Football 4 Peace curriculum and methodology in both a practical and theoretical…

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The Gambia Photo Competition 2017

In recent weeks students at the University of Brighton have been running a Gambia Photo Competition aiding in raising awareness and promoting F4P  within the university.  We can now reveal the four winners. Carol Webb – Playtime

Korean Sharing Movement’s Football Peace Classes Kids Camp

The Korean Sharing Movement eighth children’s peace football class has come to a successful end.  It ran for three months every Saturday since April 1 and for 35 children . What a success! We had a relatively higher number of girls when compared to our previous classes which in turn allowed us to speak about peace in different ways that…

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‘Aspire to Inspire’ at Passmores Academy

On 18th May 2017 F4P delivered a day of F4p activities to Passmores Academy in Harlow, Essex. As part of the school’s ‘Aspire to Inspire’ day, 13 F4P coaches led a day of activities with messages of trust, respect and teamwork to 207 Year 8 pupils!

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