Post submitted by Molly Bennett In July of this year I embarked on a volunteer trip to Botleng in South Africa, a township about an hour away from Johannesburg to help build a house for a family in need of it. The family was; an elderly man named Aaron, his wife and their grandson. … Continue reading College Bursary: South Africa
Organised by our Charities Officer, Lucy Mellor, supported by James Creer, Stevo recently hosted an exhibition shining a spotlight on Homelessness and the very real impact it has in our local community. The exhibition featured moving contributions from Foundation customers, including artwork and performances which captured what homelessness means to them. For those of you … Continue reading ‘Homelessness: A True Reflection’
As I sat with a few friends the other day, playing video games and having a few drinks I couldn’t help but look around at the scene in my living room. Four 21ish year old males sat with laptops, Xbox, television, Bluetooth speakers, a phone each and the rest. Every single one of us was … Continue reading Opinion Piece: The Millennial Issue
Two weeks in China with Durham University. With help from the Stephenson College Bursary fund I took part in a trip to Shenzhen in Southern China. The most important thing I took from our trip was how many similarities there were between the two countries and their teachers. Often we look at countries in other … Continue reading Textbooks, Teachers and don’t mention Taiwan…
What is this article about? On Saturday the 15th of April 14 Stevo students completed a first aid at work course in central with St John’s ambulance. Throughout this article I will talk about the valuable skills that we learnt from completing the course and how it will now benefit us. What skills did we … Continue reading Stephenson College Bursary Supports Students Achieve First Aid Qualification!
Durham Pride – Sunday 27th May 12pm onward Those from Stockton head to Durham for about 12, where you will meet Mae (our wonderful rainbow rep and incoming charities officer!) and she will show you how it’s done at Durham Pride! 24 Hour Charity Match – Starting Sunday 27th May @ 6pm This begins at 6pm on … Continue reading Refreshers Week Times and Details!
On Sunday the 18th of March myself and 13 3rd year Primary Education students were fortunate to travel to Shenzhen in China to observe Maths teaching and to teach English in Chinese schools for two weeks. Throughout this post I will discuss what I discovered about Chinese teaching and how it differs from teaching in … Continue reading A teaching experience in China – A Stephenson College Bursary Funded Venture