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connectED

POSTED January 25, 2021

Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership (THEBP) introduces ‘connectED’, a series of virtual programmes aimed at supporting young people during the move to home learning. THEBP has adapted its core offer in schools to continue to develop students’ employability, life skills and exposure to business volunteers during the move to home learning. As the move to […]

Welcome to our Digital Transformation Project Manager, John Bunney!

POSTED January 22, 2021

This month we welcomed John Bunney to team THEBP as our new Digital Transformation Project Manager. As the team is still working from home, we asked John some questions to help the team and everyone else learn a little bit more about him. Tell us a bit about yourself?  My name is John Bunney & I […]

Welcome to our new Head of Innovation, David Blackmore!

POSTED January 12, 2021

This month we welcomed David Blackmore to team THEBP as our new Head of Innovation. As the team is still working from home, we asked David some questions to help the team and everyone else learn a little bit more about him. Tell us a bit about yourself?I was born and raised in London and […]

Welcome to our new Project Manager, Nicola Chadwick!

POSTED November 16, 2020

This month we welcomed Nicola Chadwick to team THEBP as our new Project Manager in our Learn More team. As the team is still working from home, we asked Nicola some questions to help the team and everyone else learn a little bit more about her. Tell us a bit about yourself?Hello, I am Nicola, I’m from […]

Lloyd’s Books appeal: the importance of BAME characters in children’s literature

POSTED July 15, 2020

Before the pandemic, we had more than 300 pupils in Tower Hamlets taking part in the Lloyd’s Community Programme ‘Reading and Number partner scheme’ every week. While sessions have been halted for the time being, volunteers and companies in the Lloyd’s market have continued to support these pupils, and through our Books and Puzzles appeal, over £10k was raised to provide them with fun resources to help […]

Run With Us!

POSTED July 5, 2019

Work experience blog: Sumaya Rahman

POSTED May 30, 2019

If an employer ever needed a better reason to take on work experience, then surely this excellently written blog entry written by Year 10 Bow School student Sumaya Rahman is it. Sumaya spent a week at Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse last week and clearly had an amazing time! Read all about her experiences to […]

“Interning at THEBP helped me realise why I want to work in education”

POSTED May 22, 2019

Our fantastic intern, Madison Mansour, spent seven weeks supporting THEBP as part of an exchange programme with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In this short blog, Madison reflects on her experiences, what she learned along the way, and why she wants to continue working in education. Thanks for all your hard work, Madison! “In March of […]

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!