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...

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...

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...

Introducing Sikh Studies in Frankfurt

The Sikh Education Council facilitated a weekend of Sikh Studies for young Sikhs in Frankfurt, Germany, this past weekend. Tutors from the UK visited the European city where a large proportion of Germany's Sikh Diaspora resides, to deliver a number of lectures and to...

Quarterly seminar proposes depression project

Our quarterly seminar for Autumn 2016 concerned mental health with a focus on depression and touched upon how we as Sikhs treat it both in theory and in practice. Papers were presented by Dr Onkar Singh Rehal on 'Depression, stigma and South Asians', and Dr Palwinder...

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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.


We have engaged in many projects since the 1980s, including the release of publications, advisory consultation and academic conferences.