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Covid-19 updates for UK

Tue, 3 Nov, 2020 - 13:23

Covid-19 updates
Up-to-date information on Covid restrictions for different parts of
the UK can be found as follows:

For Wales
https://gov.wales/coronavirus-circuit-break-frequently-asked-
questions#section-53267
https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19.

For Northern Ireland
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-
regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you

For Scotland
https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-local-
measures/pages/central-belt/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54661494

For England
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-levels-what-you-

need-to-know

For Wales

https://gov.wales/coronavirus-circuit-break-frequently-asked-
questions#section-53267
https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19.

For Northern Ireland
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-
regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you

For Scotland
https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-local-
measures/pages/central-belt/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54661494

For England
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If your website is showing to some as 'unsafe'...

Thu, 8 Oct, 2020 - 09:53

If your website is showing to some as 'unsafe'...

Thu, 8 Oct, 2020 - 09:53

This from Dhammamegha:

We have had some trouble at Windhorse Publications earlier this year where access to the site was blocked for potential users. It turned out that there was a Vodafone algorithm that was wrongly applied to us. This applied to both Vodafone contracts and broadband supplied by them, including by third parties. Vodaphone’s algorithm made the judgement that the site contained indecent or inappropriate material. 

Because I’m a Vodafone user, I know that there are other Triratna sites that have had similar...

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How Sheffield and Brixton Centres are doing hybrid classes

Wed, 16 Sep, 2020 - 12:47

How Sheffield and Brixton Centres are doing hybrid classes

Wed, 16 Sep, 2020 - 12:47

Most of this is on the more complex end of what’s possible but hopefully it will interest some situations.

The video is a little over 18 minutes long and has:

Aryadasa and Vicki from Sheffield talking about the why and how they went about it

7:00 - Vicki shows us the actual equipment they use and how it’s set up

14:35 - Aryadasa describes a simpler, cheaper option

16:45 - a few shots of it in action at their Sangha night

17:50 - a sense of how they set things up in Brixton

Equipment used in Sheffield:

  • Computer
  • ...
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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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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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