Global Learning London

Start the Change

HEC Global Learning Centre is part of the EU-funded Start the Change project. In collaboration with partners from Croatia, Slovenia and Italy, we will be working with teachers and school students to develop an active citizenship model that enables young people to take informed action to enable safer communities.

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The Heartstone Odyssey

‘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 project described here is for school children in Years 5,6 and 7.…

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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 was held on 15th June, to remember 18 children who lost their lives.

Over the past year, HEC Global Learning Centre has been working with schools in Poplar and beyond to think together about the causes of conflict, how we can live together and what constitutes constructive peace.…

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Creative Communities – Every Child Cares

Community Cohesion project for school councils in Tower Hamlets

This project funded by Tower Hamlets aimed 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 enabled school councils to pursue projects that engaged communities through the lens of the UN’s ‘Global Goals’, taking action at a local level for issues that interest and motivated 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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