Football 4 Peace International

Using sport to promote peaceful coexistence

Rugby 4 Peace for schools

More than 200 pupils from secondary schools across East Sussex took part in a ‘Rugby 4 Peace’ festival run by the University of Brighton at its Falmer campus. The event was the culmination of a three-day international training programme with teachers, coaches and students from the UK, Ireland, Cyprus, The Gambia, South Korea and the…

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Tim reflects on F4P Korea experience

In August 2015, a group of ten students, staff and alumni travelled to Seoul, Republic of Korea to run a Football 4 Peace (F4P) training camp at Seoul National University.  The event was to train staff and students from the Physical Education Department and at the Institute of Peace and Reunification Studies in how to…

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Prof John Sugden on ABC radio

Professor John Sugden was recently interviewed for ABC Radio in Australia on the subject of Does FIFA operate like a form of mafia? Back in 2003, Professor Sugden co-authored the book Badfellas: FIFA Family At War. Listen to the interview.  

Sport for Development and Peace Symposium

School of Sport and Service Management students from Sport Studies BSc, Sport Business Management BSc and Sport and International Development MA took part in the Sport for Development and Peace Symposium which took place this month.

Matt and Megan reflect on F4P Gambia

   Two University of Brighton students put their learning into practice during a trip to The Gambia. Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) students Matt Ewing and Megan Hill tell us about their trip.

2015 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Football 4 Peace (F4) and University of Brighton representatives attended The Commonwealth Secretariat celebration of the second International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace highlights the role sport can play in achieving sustainable progress and change.

2015 Challenge Camp

Nearly 200 primary school children from Eastbourne and Brighton participated in the University of Brighton’s widening participation project during the school Easter holidays. From 30 March to 2 April, children aged between seven and eight worked in teams during the week as part of the Cool Club whilst those aged nine and ten followed a similar programme known as the Challenge Camp.

New book: Becoming a Physical Education Teacher

A new book by School of Sport and Service Management principal lecturer Gary Stidder is published this week: Becoming a Physical Education Teacher. This engaging new book explains the process of becoming and being a teacher of secondary school physical education;  from the various routes of entry into the profession to the realities of being…

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Value of Sport Conference 2015

On 30 January over 120 students from schools and colleges, both local and from London, visited the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus for the second annual Value of Sport Conference. The day started with a talk about applying to university and general student life given by University of Brighton student ambassadors. The students were then…

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Recognition for Dan’s work with Football 4 Peace Korea

Recognition for Football for Peace in Korea Dan Gudgeon, the Head Coach at Football for Peace (F4P) and Project Manager with the Sport Operation Team at the PyeongChang Organising Committee Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, received an appreciation plaque at a recent fundraising event hosted by the Korean Sharing Movement (KSM) in Seoul.

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