Author Archives: ssfuser

Dragons Apprentice Challenge

The Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge, organised by the Watford & Three Rivers Trust, offers year 12 students from local schools and colleges the opportunity to experience setting up and running a business, gaining organisational and job related skills and learning about the work of their chosen charity. The challenge to participants is to turn £100 into […]

Money is not the only currency

In a museum in the coastal town of Swakopmund in Namibia is a display about the country’s Himba people. It is headed with a quotation, “We lose our children by sending them to school”. It is alarming. It seems to challenge every assumption upon which the great effort for Education for All has been founded. […]

ENGAGE Issue 12

Issue 12 of ENGAGE for Winter 2015/15 is available now. Following the adoption by the United Nations of the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, this issue focuses on quality in education with the assertion from Foundation Chair, Jerry Glazier that “Education without a transforming and enabling quality should never be described as education.” UNESCO Secretary […]

Isle of Wight Joint Fundraising Challenge

Friday 13th to Sunday 15th May 2016 There are hundreds of miles of interesting walking routes across the UK’s Isle of Wight which immerse you in some of the most beautiful landscapes; rugged coastal walks and enchanting forest trails take you to discover the Isle of Wight’s many hidden treasures; striking chalk geology and great […]

Singing for Sierra Leone

The Denham Divas are a group of women who love to sing. They have a variety of songs and have grown into a substantial choir with around thirty members. They sing for fun, health and well-being, aiming to work towards and achieve the highest possible standard within their capabilities. The Divas share their love of […]