Cities Project  ~ Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the following people, schools and partner organisations for their involvement in the Cities Project 2009 – 2012.

Steering group

  • Sian Roberts – Birmingham Heritage and Archives
  • Darius Jackson – University of Birmingham
  • Andrew Ridge - Envision
  • Niall Crawford – Birmingham Advisory and Support Service
  • Gill Fox – King’s Norton Girls’ School, Birmingham

Teacher working group 2009 – 2010

  • Lisa Shakespeare – King’s Norton Girls’ School, Birmingham
  • Susan Nicklin – King’s Norton Girls’ School, Birmingham
  • Mark Hunt – Colmers School: A specialist sports and science college, Birmingham
  • Jo Fairlclough – Broadway School, Birmingham
  • Clare Fry – Broadway School, Birmingham
  • Samera Jabbar – Bordesley Green Girls’ School and Sixth Form College, Birmingham
  • Andrew Simons – Freelance Education Consultant

Working groups 2011 – 2012

Global Connections

  • Jimmy Bullock [Project Co-ordinator] - Colton Hills Community School, Wolverhampton
  • Chris Green [Project Co-ordinator] - King’s CE School, Wolverhampton
  • Lisa Davies – Wolverhampton City Council
  • Claire Kimberley– Bordesley Green Girls’ School and Sixth Form College, Birmingham

Living Archives

  • Jo Fairclough [Project Co-ordinator] – Broadway School, Birmingham and Smestow School, Wolverhampton
  • Clare Fry [Project Co-ordinator] – Broadway School, Birmingham
  • Nikki Thorpe – Birmingham Heritage and Archives
  • Izzy Mohammed – Birmingham Heritage and Archives

Democracy and influence

  • Jackie Zammit [Project Co-ordinator] – Freelance Education Consultant
  • Dennis Edwards – Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre, Birmingham
  • Manraj Mander – Birmingham Young People’s Parliament
  • Cameron Nimmo - Envision

Intercultural understanding through languages

  • Sam Banner – King’s Norton Girls’ School, Birmingham
  • Bertram Richter – Tile Hill Wood School and Language College, Coventry
  • Rona Heald – Freelance Languages Consultant
  • Helen Stanistreet – Teacher of Spanish, Sandwell

What makes a city?

  • Scott Sinclair – ESDGC Schools Network, Wales

Wider consultation group

  • Andrea Bullivant – Liverpool Hope University
  • Andrew Marshall – International School and Community College, Birmingham
  • Boz Tunstall – The Polish School, Wolverhampton
  • Claire Fazilleau – Tile Hill Wood School and Language College, Coventry
  • Gemma Cross – Tile Hill Wood School and Language College, Coventry
  • Fiona Cotton – Solihull LA
  • Becky Lloyd – Wolverhampton LA
  • Debbie Poole - Baskerville School, Birmingham
  • Lisa Stevens - Whitehouse Common Primary School, Birmingham

Tide~ Staff, especially:

  • Cathryn Gathercole
  • Ben Ballin
  • Helen Walklett
  • Becky Link [Lead project worker]
  • Jackie Zammit
  • Helen Parkes
  • Andrew Simons

With additional support from:

  • Judy Lingard – Design support
  • John Boyle – Midlands Co-operative
  • Lorraine Cookson – Birmingham City Council
  • Jane Puzey - MADE
  • Doug Clarke – Severn Trent Water
  • Peter Wright – Birmingham City Council
  • Darren Wright – Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Partnership
  • Izzy Mohammed – Birmingham Archives and Heritage
  • Charlotte Rodburn – PGCE student
  • John Gawthorpe – Hodge Hill Sport and Enterprise College, Birmingham
  • Maurice Irfan Coles – Curriculum Enrichment for the Common Era
  • Tony Howell – Birmingham City Council
  • Elisabeth Barrett Hacking – University of Bath
  • Anke Uhlenwinkel – University of Potsdam
  • Luise Nern – University of Potsdam
  • Satu Raitala – Links into Languages
  • IE design

Schools involved in the project

  • Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Birmingham
  • Bordesley Green Girls’ School and Sixth Form College
  • Broadway School, Birmingham
  • Colmers School: A Specialist Sports and Science College, Birmingham
  • Colton Hills Community School, Wolverhampton
  • Hamstead Hall Community Learning Centre, Birmingham
  • International School and Community College, Birmingham
  • King’s Norton Girls’ School, Birmingham
  • Moseley School: A Language College
  • Park Hall Academy, Birmingham
  • Park View Business and Enterprise School, Solihull
  • Queensbridge Visual and Performing Arts School, Birmingham
  • The King’s CE School, Wolverhampton
  • Smestow School, Wolverhampton
  • Waverley School: A Specialist Humanities College, Birmingham

Partner organisations

  • Be Birmingham – Local Strategic Partnership
  • Birmingham Archives and Heritage Service
  • Birmingham City Council – Planning, Regeneration and Sustainability Team
  • Birmingham City Council - Waste management and recycling
  • Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Partnership
  • Birmingham School Travel Plan Advisors
  • Birmingham Youth Service
  • Chamberlain Forum – forum for community learning and debate
  • Creative~States  - arts and community development
  • Envision – young people making a difference
  • Heart of Birmingham Primary Care Trust
  • John Christophers – The Zero Carbon House
  • Links in to Languages
  • MADE – Midlands Architecture and the Designed Environment
  • Midlands Co-operative
  • Podnosh – social media for good
  • St Basils – preventing youth homelessness
  • Safer Birmingham Partnership
  • Severn Trent Water
  • SMILE/ Refugee Council
  • Social Enterprise West Midlands
  • Sustainability West Midlands
  • Birmingham Young People’s Parliament

Cape Town study visit, 2009

  • Scott Sinclair – Tide~ global learning
  • Darius Jackson – University of Birmingham
  • Gillian Twaite – Open Stage Productions
  • Nicola Dixon – Heath Park High School
  • Clive Billingham – Leicester LA
  • Angus Willson – Pannage
  • Jenny Masters – Abbey Grange CE High School
  • Sue Shiel – Broadway School
  • Kali Basi – Broadway School
  • Emma Ward – Heath Park High School
  • Jo Fairclough – Broadway School
  • Jo Klaces – Queensbridge Visual and Performing Arts School
  • Jerry Seymour – Shropshire LA
  • Becky Link – Tide~ global learning

Ideas shared in this publication build on previous Tide~ projects, particularly ‘Cities and Citizenship’, ‘Cities as a lens to the world’  and ‘Enabling global learning through the KS3 curriculum’

We would particularly like to acknowledge the contributions from Scott Sinclair, Rob Bowden and Elaine Miskell in these projects.

 

 

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