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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Appeals to medical students and newly-qualified GPs to stay in east London were made at an NHS careers fair.

A fleet of zero-emission vehicles driven by children takes to the streets before racing on the Isle of Dogs tomorrow—but outside central London’s new ‘ultra low’ emissions zone launched this week.

Schoolchildren got into the Easter festive spirit early this year when they staged their end-of-term concert in Stepney with a swashbuckling musical ‘pirate’ performance.

A new ‘Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets’ has been elected by 11,000 teenagers and pre-teens the East End to influence council decision makers.

Afrotech Fest, a technology festival by and for people African and Caribbean heritage is returning to Rich Mix in Bethnal Green.

Students have finally won their three-year battle to stop the prestigious Sir John Cass School of Art’s Whitechapel campus closing down.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

Students have been told to take a stand against racism and Islamophobia at a vigil for the 50 people killed in the New Zealand terror attack.

A ‘goddess of war’ event which hopes to solve the global plastics crisis is being staged at Queen Mary University to encourage women into the technology industry.

The Jewish festival of Purim which starts Wednesday evening is being celebrated today at Canary Wharf’s East Wintergarden with up to 400 guests expected.

Children from seven Tower Hamlets schools take part in an art exhibition at Poplar’s Spotlight youth centre next Thursday to mark five years of collective partnerships with professional artists.

An ambitious contract to transform East London’s landmark V&A Museum of Childhood into a state-of-the-art centre for the 21st century has been won by architects less than a mile down the road.

Women have joined a career course run by Tower Hamlets Council to consider jobs in the building industry that were once an ‘all male’ preserve.

Mums and dads had a tough time keeping pace with their toddlers when East London Little Ladies football took to the field.

Workshops exploring the names women and girls give themselves are being held during International Women’s Week by east London’s Magic Me inter-generation charity.

Motorists are calling for the Highway Code to be added to school sixth form lessons.

The mayor has accused political opponents of “cynical scaremongering” after they condemned budget cuts to a community language service.

The space scientists and technicians of tomorrow’s world have been put through their paces at Mile End designing Lego robots to complete tough missions.

The police and Home Office have been answering questions from schoolchildren in the first ever careers fair staged by Swanlea Secondary in Whitechapel.

The mayor of London has stepped in with cash to help keep youngsters away from violence and knife crime in the face of “crippling” financial cuts to youth services by the government.

Queen Mary University has pledged to put the economy and quality of life of the community as the top of its list of priorities.

More than 100 Tower Hamlets residents have graduated from a series of different training programmes facilitated by Swan Housing and its partners.

Tower Hamlets is under huge financial pressure to support the growing number of kids with special needs, according to the council.

Queen Mary University is to launch the UK’s first ever degree for social change.

The first black footballer for Chelsea who was targeted for abuse by the club’s fans has told schoolchildren in Bow to call racism out.

Aspiring engineers were given the chance to build bridges with a special event at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Mulberry School for Girls has been recognised as the top performing secondary school for progress in Tower Hamlets.

A new installation in this year’s Canary Wharf Winter Lights festival made by schoolchildren from Whitechapel has made quite a splash.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today’s launch of a programme “to secure the future of the NHS”.

A careers event for schoolchildren and their parents to learn about the fast-growing cultural sector is being held by an east London education charity to help develop the next generation of creative artists and designers.

Britain’s oldest professional chamber orchestra has started a residency at Queen Mary University for performance and music education which could include ‘flash’ mobs.

The deadline to apply for a primary school place for your child is next Tuesday.

Children from disadvantaged schools are being offered the chance to study a real human heart to better understand their own.

Nurseries in Tower Hamlets are to receive air quality audits to monitor pollution.

A “living nativity” procession heads off once again through the streets of Spitalfields with 180 schoolchildren and a donkey tomorrow.

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