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Opening Up Centres & Hybrid events

Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 20:03

Opening Up Centres & Hybrid events

Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 20:03

Here’s the video recording of our gathering on 2 July on opening Centres after lockdown - procedural and technical.

  • 0-22 mins: overview of health/safety around opening Centres
  • 22-58 mins: issues around running hybrid classes
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Opening Up Centres & Hybrid events

Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 20:00

Following our gathering on 2 July on opening Centres after lockdown - procedural and technical, here is all the information flowing outof this meeting:


Feel free to post any more questions you may have in the comments below.

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aparajita

How to Engage your Sangha with Home Retreats

Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 - 15:20

How to Engage your Sangha with Home Retreats

Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 - 15:20

As part of The Buddhist Centre Online’s response to the pandemic, they have been offering Home Retreats, and these continue each month.

Whilst our Centres are closed or restricted, these are an excellent way of giving your Sangha something substantial yet flexible to engage with, and are a whole lot less work than doing it all using your local team! In fact the support you need to offer could be quite minimal - some email or WhatsApp, a discussion group or two.

Any doubts, questions,...

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How Berlin are opening their Centre after lockdown

Sat, 30 May, 2020 - 13:30

How Berlin are opening their Centre after lockdown

Sat, 30 May, 2020 - 13:30

Aryabandhu describes the precautions they are taking now that the public can attend classes at their Centre. 

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Safeguarding and Coronavirus: teaching online with adults and with children

Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 - 13:49

Triratna Buddhist Order and Community
Covid-19: Safeguarding adults and children

Updated advice 21st April 2020

Formal Safeguarding requirements

1. Safeguarding in online teaching with adults
where most of the participants are unknown to each other and the team

  • Avoid pairs
    In classes and activities where most of the participants are unknown to each other and the team, avoid dividing people up into pairs. Put people in groups of at least three instead. If a teenager happens to take part in a class intended for adults
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Triratna Model Safeguarding policies and Ethical Guidelines 2020

Tue, 7 Apr, 2020 - 11:47

Here are the Triratna Model Safeguarding policies 2020 and Ethical Guidelines 2020, which replace any model documents not dated 2020 - as well as two new guidance documents.

Triratna Model Safeguarding policies 2020 and Ethical Guidelines 2020

  1. Triratna worldwide general advice on Safeguarding 2020 (These are introductory notes, not a policy.)
  2. The Triratna Model Child Protection policy 2020
  3. The Triratna Model Child Protection Code of Conduct 2020
  4. The Triratna Model Safeguarding Adults Policy 2020
  5. The Triratna Model Ethical Guidelines 2020 (unchanged since 2019 but please update your document so it says 2020)

These model documents are public. Once you have updated your own policies (and your council has adopted them) it’s a good idea to...