Stepping Stones Project

A project that uses fun and creative means to enhance the practical English skills of mostly refugees and new migrants in the London Borough of Newham to facilitate their integration into British society.

Our project received £13,718 from the People’s Postcode Trust to carry out the IROKO Stepping Stones project.  The project will enable refugees/new migrants in Newham to learn practical English skills through FUN and creative ways, using a series of workshops in interactive oral storytelling, drama, songs and poetry. 

Other outputs include:

  • Employability skills training/interviewing techniques and methods

  • Visit to interesting places e.g. museum, arts gallery, etc.

  • Public showcase performance by participants

  • Award of a National Open College Network recognised certificate

IROKO Stepping Stones project is ideal for people who wish to enhance their practical English skills for use in everyday life. 

 

Venue: Newham Adult Learning Service, Priory Park Centre, 106 Parr Road, London, E6 1QJ
Time: Fridays, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 

People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Contact us now for bookings and more information.

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