Syrian Lunch for Refugees Welcome Schools & Launch of Community Sponsorship

When:
21st November 2019 @ 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm
2019-11-21T12:45:00+00:00
2019-11-21T14:15:00+00:00
Where:
Grant Thornton
Victoria House
199 Avebury Boulevard
Milton Keynes MK9 1AU
Contact:
Tom Bulman
7962838685
Syrian Lunch for Refugees Welcome Schools & Launch of Community Sponsorship @ Grant Thornton

AGENDA/SPEAKERS TBC

Chaired by Kurshida Mirza and Hala Afify

  • 13.00  Syrian lunch
  • 13.15  Welcome from Kurshida Mirza of Citizens:mk and Mayor Sam Crooks
  • 13.20  Testimony from refugee parents on how school was in Syria and is in MK
  • 13.25  Testimony from pupil Tasnim Al Haj
  • 13.30   What is a Refugees Welcome School – Jess Maddocks,  Citizens UK – Refugees Welcome School
  • 13.35  How it has worked for us – testimony from Refugee Welcome School coordinators and students from St. Paul’s School
  • 13.40  Launch of Refugees Welcome Schools ‘Ideas For Action’ resource pack – Jess Maddocks and Steve Sondhi of NASUWT Birmingham (Refugees Welcome Partner)
  • 13.45  Pledges from head teachers/governors to attain Refugee Welcome School accreditation
  • 13.50   What is Community  Sponsorship of Refugees – Bekele Woyecha Sponsor Refugees
  • 13.55   Sponsor Refugees – our experience to date – Gill Barrow-Jones, St. George’s & Holy Trinity Church
  • 14.00  Sponsor Refugees Q&A
  • 14.05  Next steps
  • 14.10  End.

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