Celebrating Hola Mohalla 2018 The Sikh festival of Hola Mohalla was celebrated by the Sikh Education Council this month with a chess tournament and screening of documentary '1984, when the sun didn't rise'. The celebration was held in Leicester and hosted by Panch Pardhani UK on Sunday 4 March... Read More Winter Seminar 2017 Our winter quarterly seminar was well attended by a new generation of enthusiastic members who, having benefitted from our range of educational programmes, are channeling their enhanced knowledge into critical thinking and much-needed discourse. Our two speakers were... Read More Thought-provoking papers at Autumn 2017 seminar Two thought-provoking papers were delivered at the Sikh Education Council's quarterly seminar this Autumn in Solihull, West Midlands. Writer and journalist Avtar Singh presented an exposition of how and why the Sikh Students Federation was vital to the events of the... Read More Summer Seminar 2017 There was a great deal of enthusiasm at the first SEC seminar to be held on the South coast early in July when Southampton played host to our quarterly seminar for Summer 2017. Two papers were presented by SEC chairperson Dr Pargat Singh, and SEC researcher Paramdip... Read More An alternative Hola Mohalla celebration The Sikh Education Council celebrated Hola Mohalla this year on Sunday 12 March with a chess tournament and debating contest. Competitors came together in London where a paper was delivered on Hola Mohalla in the 21st Century and members of the Council were able to... Read More Support our work Who we are The Sikh Education Council (SEC) provides guidance, engages in research and presents information about the Sikh way of life. Our Work Our main goal is to undertake educational projects of interest to the Sikh community and of benefit to humanity as a whole. Education We have engaged in many projects since the 1980s, including the release of publications, advisory consultation and academic conferences.