Global Learning London

Tafahum

HEC is excited to launch our Erasmus + project which will be running in 2018!

‘Tafahum’,  is an Arabic work which means ‘mutual understanding.’ We take this further to mean, ‘mutual understanding which leads to a change of mind, and change of heart,’ We have chosen this Arabic word to best represent what we feel is close of the hearts of  new arrivals to Tower Hamlets – to be heard, and to belong.

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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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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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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 2017/18 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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