Introduction to Islam

Mosque in prayer

Watchman received an unsolicited e-mail on Monday 26 November carrying the invitation shown below.

Anyone accepting this invitation would be joining with employees from many public and statutory agencies and institutions.
According to the relevant web site, previous participants include people from local government and the NHS including social workers, senior managers, housing officers, the police, surestart workers, NHS staff, primary care staff, fire officers, magistrates and employees from private companies.
In Scotland the list includes employees of Edinburgh City Council and Lothian and Borders Police.


Dear Colleague

RE: Introduction to Islam & the Muslim Culture Course including Mosque visit

Following the great success of our courses over the past few years (over
8000 people have now attended in the UK & Ireland), we are pleased to
announce our course schedule for 2008.

Attached is course information for your perusal along with a booking form
should you wish to take up this great opportunity! It would also be very
much appreciated if you could circulate this information amongst your staff
and colleagues.

About the course

The course is specifically designed for Non-Muslim public sector
professionals who work with Muslims from diverse communities.

It incorporates a visit to a local mosque and aims to provide participants

  • A better understanding of basic beliefs & practices
  • Information regarding the background to Muslims in Britain &
  • Public Sector Development issues for Muslim Communities.
Sessions run throughout Yorkshire, London, Scotland, Midlands, Wales and the
South East plus a range of other areas have all been an outstanding success.

Our client base includes a variety of departments and services, including:

  • Local Authorities
  • Primary Care Trusts
  • NHS Acute Trusts
  • Police & Fire Services
  • Chaplaincy Services
  • Sure Start
  • Voluntary & Charity sectors .plus many more

Further information about the course and feedback from past delegates is
available on our website: but please do not hesitate
to contact our office should you have any questions or queries.

Many thanks

Sue Magrath
Course Coordinator


Ed footnote: For a further understanding, insight and analysis of Islam <click here>

Watchman, 30/11/2007

Peter Reynolds 01/12/2007 20:36
I see there are sessions in Inverness in March and December next year at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

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