Sunday, 20 September 2020

The Global Orangutans Debate

On October 21st 2020, from 10am GMT - 5pm GMT high school students aged 14- 16 years from across the globe are invited to take part in a debate over video conference to find the solution to saving the critically endangered Borneo Orangutans.  The event will be supported and chaired by either Rene Carver of VCfGL or Ben Callison from The Borneo Orangutan Survival (UK).  Your school will be allocated a team : Team Humans or Team Orangutans, and be  provided with supporting materials to actively participate live on the day. 

How can we support the Indonesian economy and at the same protect the Orangutans?  

Can and will young people across the globe come up with a solution to the crisis?

Schools interested in taking part need to register their interest via email before September 30th 2020. Please email office@vcfgl.co.uk with:

  • your school name
  • teacher name 
  • the session you wish to participate from the table below. 
Please be prepared to connect either via Zoom or H323 video conference.


Session number

Time (GMT)

Booked already

10 -11am

1

11 – 12pm

2

1-    2pm

3

2-    3pm

Booked already

3-    4pm

4

4-    5pm

5

5-    6pm



Sunday, 5 July 2020

Inspiring hope and courage with Chris Lubbe

 http://www.chrislubbe.co.uk/
On July 13th from 2pm - 3pm (UK ) time, Chris Lubbe, will be speaking during a live webinar about his life as the former body guard of Nelson Mandela, apartheid in South Africa, racism in the past and in the present day. What can we do to make a change? Black lives matter.
Please register for this event below.

There will be students connecting from across the globe discussing their ideas and speaking of their experiences. This webinar is suitable for teachers, students aged 16+, or anyone interested in hearing from an internationally acclaimed inspirational keynote speaker and storyteller.

Please click below to register for the webinar on July 13th. 

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pzWjUdynTDeI9qmZdAyeIA

To find out more about Chris Lubbe click here: http://www.chrislubbe.co.uk/




Monday, 1 June 2020

London ITV News - Glade Primary School

Glade Primary School, in the London Borough of Redbridge has been in the news for using video conferencing during lock down, to connect teachers to pupils, teachers to their wider community, and experts from around the globe to their pupils, whilst everyone is still at home.  Video conferencing is a key part of a blended learning approach at the school. Video conferencing forms the heart of the highly successful communication strategy the school are using to maintain links to the curriculum and the health and well-being of the children and staff.



For schools looking for support with implementing video conferencing please contact:
 VCfGL. 
office@vcfgl.co.uk
Tel: (0)1708 73158