Schools & Education

Independence Identity & Belonging Workshop

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Jamaica Hidden Histories is pleased to present the ‘Independence, Identity and Belonging’ intergenerational workshop. This engaging event will explore how social, cultural and environmental influences that existed in the 1950s &1960s enhanced or hindered diverse communities integrating and pulling together. Participants will share how their friends, family and cultural background have shaped and strengthened their own identity and sense of belonging within their community.

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New TOEIC Website and Tools Encourage South Asians in the UK to Improve Their Working English to Provide a Better Quality Life

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ETS Global UK has launched a new user-friendly website www.toeictest.co.uk for the TOEIC® tests. This launch comes as a part of their awareness campaign designed to help South Asians in the UK practice and improve their English language skills for personal development, employment and a better quality of life.

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Free school supply packs and kindles to schools in Newham and Hackney from MoneyGram!

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Leading money transfer company MoneyGram have been heading a campaign entitled ‘Readers are Leaders’ to increase the interest of primary school pupils across Newham and Hackney to read whilst at home. In order to advocate their philosophy, MoneyGram, who are keen on giving back to the community, have given over 4,000 stationery packs as well as a brand new kindle e-reader, to each of the participating schools. The schools that benefited from the campaign include Homleigh Primary School, Nightingale Primary School, Winsor Primary School, Star Primary School, Vicarage Primary School, Curwen Primary School, Ellen Wilkinson Primary School and Drew Primary School.

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Free back to school supply to pupils in Newham and Hackney by MoneyGram!

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It’s almost that time of the year when children go back to school. Around this time, parents may find this task of preparing their children to go back to school to be an overwhelming process from school supplies to uniform, new pair of shoes etc. In a ‘Back to School’ campaign by a leading money transfer company - MoneyGram are giving away 5,000 stationery packs filled with school supplies, such as pencil cases, pens, rulers and rubbers as well as 10 brand new kindle e-readers to primary schools across the Newham and Hackney borough to encourage further reading amongst primary school pupils.

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A new online network for black British academics

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A new online network has been created for African Caribbean academics in Britain to provide a central space for interaction and collaboration and a directory of academics across the country.

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World’s Best Touring Exhibition Announces Three-Year Tour of Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, 22nd Nov 2012: The award-winning blockbuster exhibition, 1001 Inventions, about the achievements of Muslim Civilisation in science and technology, will be launching a three-year tour of Malaysia in early 2013 for its Asian Premiere. The announcement was made at Pusat Sains Negara - Malaysia’s National Science Centre - and witnessed by representatives from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI).

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New Equality and Diversity Centre launches to help East London’s BME students prepare for career in business sector

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At a time when one in four young people in London are unemployed and one in two black and Pakistani young people are jobless, the University of East London (UEL) has launched a bold new initiative to help better prepare its Black Ethnic Minority (BME) students for a successful career in the world of business.

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