Global Learning London

The Heartstone Odyssey Philosophy for Children

‘The Heartstone Odyssey’ project follows out of the book which is centred on a female heroine, Chandra, and documents her quest to overcome intolerance, prejudice and racism in collaboration with her allies – the mice. The book is designed for 8-12 year olds and was written in the 1980’s as epic adventure story in its own right which works on different levels, appealing to adults as well as children, given the issues it covers and historical context.…

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This is My Dream

A creative writing link between children in Tower Hamlets and Syria

This is My Dream is the second year of our creative writing link with Syria. The project’s  vision is to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in schools in London for new arrivals, as well as providing a platform for children in Syria to tell their story to an empathic audience.…

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Kindred Spirits – Shared Values

A year-long school linking project exploring British Values with criticality and integrity

With British Values high on school agendas, schools across the country are expected to demonstrate that they are implementing this aspect of values education throughout the curriculum.

At HEC Global Learning Centre, we are conscious that teaching British Values in a simplistic way can be highly problematic, so we have developed a new project involving national-level links between primary schools in London and the East Midlands building on our expertise in the field of development education.…

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Angel of Poplar

On 13 June, 1917, Upper North School (now Mayflower Primary School) was bombed. A centenary of the event will be held on the very same day in 2017, to remember 18 children who lost their lives.

HEC Global Learning Centre is delivering a year-long project for primary schools in Poplar to explore their local history from the lens of peace and conflict resolution.…

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Creative Communities – Every Child Cares

Community Cohesion project for school councils in Tower Hamlets

This project funded by Tower Hamlets aims to develop community cohesion projects in primary and secondary schools and their communities across Tower Hamlets during the 2016/7 academic year.

Free training for teachers and students will enable school councils to pursue projects that engage communities through the lens of the UN’s ‘Global Goals’, taking action at a local level for issues that interest and motivate their students and school communities.…

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African Garden Days

A Send A Cow project

A project combining fun classroom sessions with the great teamwork challenge of building a keyhole garden, leaving you with an ongoing global learning resource for years to come.

Designed for Key Stage 2-3, the day includes an assembly, classroom sessions, intensive group work building the garden, a plenary session, followed by feedback with teachers.…

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