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Alumni networking takes place at Barclays

POSTED April 16, 2019

On Wednesday December 5th, Tower Hamlets EBP and Barclays came together to host an Alumni Networking event for 25 of our talented alumni members. The event was opened by Esra Turk (MD at Barclays & Trustee at THEBP) who shared some inspirational words about her own story of growing up as a young adult and […]

Michelle Quest runs the New York Marathon for THEBP

POSTED April 15, 2019

Congratulations and thank you to Michelle Quest, one of our wonderful Trustees, who raised over £1,400 for Tower Hamlets EBP by running in the New York Marathon. All the staff at THEBP and the young people of Tower Hamlets that will benefit from this donation, are very grateful!    

“Tower Hamlets EBP allowed me to open my eyes to the world”

POSTED April 4, 2019

At the end of March we said goodbye to our superstar intern Nahyan Islam, who spent the last few months supporting the team at Tower Hamlets EBP, and who has just been accepted to do a PGCE at UCL! Before he left to start this new, exciting chapter, we caught up with him to ask […]

Celebration Day with ING

POSTED March 19, 2019

On 5th July 2018, ING invited their Reading Partners from Stewart Headlam Primary School to their offices in Moorgate to take part in an activity filled afternoon as part of their end of year celebration event. Children learnt all about the ING building as they answered questions and decoded puzzles on their ‘Art Trail’. After […]

Introducing: Transitions

POSTED March 19, 2019

The Transitions Project is an exciting pilot project, funded by Morgan Stanley, aiming to support students transitioning from Year 6 to Year 7 by increasing student awareness of secondary school expectations and developing their resilience to cope with the increased need for independence. We’re working with Year 6 students from Arnhem Wharf Primary School, Cubitt Town […]

Work experience and the NHS

POSTED July 5, 2018

To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, our intern from Queen Mary University of London has written a blog about the importance of work experience within the healthcare sector: Work experience allows a young person to explore and be submerged into the world of work, gaining experience and awareness regarding future ambitions. Work experience in the […]

Pupils get their maths brains in shape at the Numeracy Challenge 2018 Grand Final at Markel

POSTED June 1, 2018

Top scoring maths teams from Tower Hamlets primary schools battled in the Walkie Talkie building on Friday 25th May, to win the final round of Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership’s sixth annual Numeracy Challenge final. Teams of finalists waited with bated breath as the winners of the Numeracy Challenge 2018 were announced at the end […]

New data protection policy published

POSTED May 25, 2018

Tower Hamlets EBP today publishes our updated Data Protection Policy. The new policy has been refreshed in line with new data protection legislation and outlines how we handle any data shared with or collected by Tower Hamlets EBP. The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is a piece of EU legislation which will come into […]

Students quiz local MP in the Houses of Parliament

POSTED May 15, 2018

On the 23rd of April, the semi-finalists and finalists of this year’s Public Speaking Competition, sponsored by the Lloyd’s Community Programme, were treated to a tour of the Houses of Parliament, courtesy of Jim Fitzpatrick, Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse. Jim is a historic supporter of the competition and did a wonderful job of hosting […]

Volunteers and staff run London’s first half marathon, ‘The Big Half’!

POSTED March 19, 2018

On Sunday 4th March, 15,000 runners descended upon the streets of South East London, ready to tackle what was being billed as London’s biggest and best half marathon. A week’s worth of snow and icy weather left many in doubt in the days prior to the event as to whether it would even go ahead […]