City workers deliver lessons in Tower Hamlets schools
High-flyers and City slickers have been taking time out to inspire young kids in East End schools to promote the message that every child can succeed in their career.
Senior employees from some of the world’s biggest businesses were on hand last week to teach children at Mulberry School for Girls and Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate for Girls, both of which are in Commercial Road, Shadwell.
Among those who took part in the scheme was Kate Richards, senior vice president of human resources at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
After delivering her lesson, she said: “Every child deserves the chance to innovate, to be successful and aspire to be whatever they want to be – and in many ways, the opportunities for all of this are endless.”
The programme of lessons was part of a campaign by education charity Teach First to promote the message that ‘Every Child Can’.
You may also want to watch:
The push follows the results of a poll which found that fewer than two in five Brits think poorer and wealthier children will ever get an equal education.
- 1 Teenager suffers 'life-changing' injuries after alleged attack in Shadwell
- 2 Truman's Brewery future being debated at Tower Hamlets Council
- 3 Man who died in Mile End park named
- 4 Two men rescued from Shadwell flat fire
- 5 Depth up front is going to be vital says Leyton Orient boss Jackett
- 6 Protest rally over Uyghur Muslims planned at China’s new Royal Mint embassy
- 7 Truman Brewery offices, shops and restaurants plan gets green light
- 8 Rape victim speaks out as Met Police relaunch Ask for Angela scheme
- 9 'Food delivery' youth in suspect Shoreditch drugs bust
- 10 Call to remain vigilant after gay man killed in park in Mile End