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Welcome to our DBS Administrator and Office Manager, Angela Lattimore!

POSTED July 1, 2024

Angela recently joined Team Switch as our new DBS Administrator and Office Manager, stepping into Beryl Ireland’s role after she retired after 19 years with us! Find out more about Angela: Tell us a bit about yourself? I live in Hertfordshire with my husband, (adult) daughter and small dog. I also have a son who […]

Welcome to our new Corporate Partnerships Project Coordinator, Faith Apere!

POSTED March 18, 2024

Faith joined Team Switch this month as our new Corporate Partnerships Project Coordinator, as part of the Jack Petchey Internship Programme. Faith will be supporting current and new partnerships, while also assisting with charity communications and fundraising. Find out more about Faith: Tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Faith Apere, I’m 21 […]

Work Experience at The Switch

POSTED December 13, 2023

This term, Team Switch has had the pleasure of being joined by Mason from Phoenix School, as he joined us for work experience once a week on Wednesdays. Mason came to us with lots of experience already, he is a Fire Cadet and works at fire stations in Tower Hamlets 5 nights a week! He really […]

Work Experience at NBC Universal

POSTED November 20, 2023

Hear from one our Year 12 Media Studies students about their 3-day Work Experience placement at NBC Universal, November 2023. Tuesday 31st October 2023:  On the very first day of our experience, we were welcomed and greeted by the lovely HR and Talent team and we were presented by a wonderful cooperate breakfast! We were […]

Welcome to our new Work Experience Project Coordinator, Dominique Hegarty!

POSTED September 27, 2023

We welcomed Dominique to Team Switch this month as one of our new Project Coordinators for our Work Experience programme. Dominique has joined us as part of the Charity Works scheme, alongside Ilana Estreich. They will be both be working on continuing our newly returned Work Experience offer. Find out more about Dominique: Tell us […]

Welcome to our new Work Experience Project Coordinator, Ilana Estreich!

POSTED September 26, 2023

We welcomed Ilana to Team Switch this month as one of our new Project Coordinators for our Work Experience programme. Ilana has joined alongside Dominique Hegarty from the Charity Works scheme, they will be continuing to develop and manage our newly returned Work Experience offer. Find out more about Ilana: Tell us a bit about […]

Welcome to our new Project Lead for Primary School Schemes, Jemima Valentine!

POSTED July 19, 2023

We welcomed Jemima to Team Switch this month as a our new Project Lead for Primary School Schemes. Jemima will be managing all our partner schemes, including Reading, Number and Writing Partners. Find out more about Jemima below: Tell us a bit about yourself? Hello! I’m Jemima and I am covering the role of Project […]

National Numeracy Day 2023

POSTED May 17, 2023

Numeracy is important for the future academic success of a young person and provides them with vital life skills, and at The Switch, we have numerous programmes that put numbers at their core. From Abacus to Number Partners to Money Matters, our young people build confidence with numbers and learn about their real life importance. […]

Eid Mubarak!

POSTED April 21, 2023

Eid Mubarak from Team Switch and our Work Experience students from Mulberry Stepney Green Maths, Computing and Science College who created celebratory cards during their work experience placement with us in March using Canva. Students spent a week at our office in March working across our teams to learn about how charities work, including our […]

Welcome to our new Alumni Project Coordinator, Asad Jamil!

POSTED March 10, 2023

This month we welcomed Asad Jamil to team Switch as our new Alumni Project Coordinator in our Secondary Team. Asad joins at a crucial time for our Alumni project as we recently launched our Alumni Portal. Asad joins us as part of the Jack Petchey Internship Programme with 30 other interns from different youth organisations […]