"Best training session I’ve had in Hackney. Should be part of induction for all Hackney teachers” – KS2 teacher, Hackney
Hackney: The Place and the People
New to Hackney? Know little or nothing about Hackney’s history, but would like to know more? Want to understand more about the family backgrounds of the children in your classrooms?
Explore the history of the borough through the experiences of people from all over the world who have made Hackney their home over time, from the first people to settle in Hackney 1500 years ago to the pioneering migrants and people seeking refuge in Hackney in the 20th and 21st century. Discover how migration history is interwoven with local history to better understand diversity in Hackney today.
This twilight CPD session is a great introduction to Hackney for KS1-KS3 teachers working with diverse classes of children to explore the rich and multicultural history of the local area.
Spend an inspiring evening at Hackney Museum:
- Take part in a hands-on tour through the history of Hackney using the museum displays and our story suitcases
- Find out how migration and local history can be used as a powerful tool to support literacy, creativity and cross-curricular learning
- Discover techniques, ideas and tips to put into practise in the classroom from professional museum educators
- Share ideas and best practice with other teachers
By the end of the session you will have a:
- Better understanding of Hackney and how migration, settlement and diversity have shaped the local area
- Increased confidence in teaching students from diverse cultures about local and British history
- Better understanding of Hackney Museum and how it can support your teaching through its postive narratives on migration and settlement
For for more information contact Heritage earning Manager Emma Winch on: firstname.lastname@example.org