Growing the Story Garden

Growing the Story Garden

“Like the green growth that comes with Spring our new community garden, the Story Garden, has started to stir and take shape.” writes Story Garden Manager, Kiloran Benn O’Leary. “The abundance of vegetables and delicious lunches are still a few months away but discerning eyes passing the space will be starting to notice the changes!” Read more about what is happening on our newest site here.

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The Study of Action Research

The Study of Action Research

Education Facilitator, Rod Sugden, has been participating on Global Generation’s Masters programme, in partnership with Middlesex University. As part of the programme, he has been learning about what Action Research is, and how it can further his work at Global Generation. “The important factors that stand out to me in reading the literature is that it’s about critically looking at my own experience; where I’m looking more deeply into my questions, experience and ideas…”

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Exploring who we are with The Create Project

Exploring who we are with The Create Project

Cohort after cohort, thanks to the spirit and energy that the groups and their teachers bring, The Create Project continues to be a soul-enriching highlight of Nicole and I’s otherwise busy calendars. Having said that, special mention does need to go to the last group - Fiona and her class of 17 stellar students! They hail from places near and far, including Afghanistan, Albania, Bolivia, Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia Peru, Spain, Sudan and Yemen...

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On Migration: follow the straw in Regent's Place

On Migration: follow the straw in Regent's Place

“Only when the roots reach deep into something meaningful do I follow the wind and fly with what’s left of me” writes Senior Project Co-ordinator, Silvia. “Only when I look up at the immensities do I understand it’s okay to feel imperfect and temporary. Only when I look at nature, do I smile in the face of my own moaning as I lift the last of twelve paving slabs that each weigh 40kg, which will hold a 24kg bell tent in place. Phew!

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