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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

Whitton Harrow Ltd.

Whitton Harrow Ltd. (WHL): is a small consultancy organisation offering diversity and inclusion training, leadership coaching, courses and consultancy on organisational strategy, learning resource development and project management. 

We have facilitated many training programmes, events and workshops covering topics such as: “Challenging institutionalised discrimination and valuing diversity”. “Improving cross-cultural communication”; and “Gender equality and culture”. 

 

Projects have included:    

 

·         The design and facilitation of 80 workshops across a variety of private and public sector services in Hertfordshire, entitled: "How to welcome disabled children and young people into your setting". Activities explored barriers to inclusion, language and etiquette and tools and tips about increasing the inclusion of disabled people. Participant feedback was overwhelmingly positive, emphasising how practically useful the workshop had been.

 

·         The design and delivery of a one-day course across the UK for the Food Standards Agency: “Working effectively with minority ethnic food businesses”. The course develops participants’ awareness of cultural and ethnic diversity in the UK, the legislative framework, cross-cultural relationship-building and strategies to develop good practice.

 

·        We have created a variety of learning resources for teachers, youth workers and peer educators (commissioned by organisations such as Amnesty International UK and the Department for International Development)). Materials are designed to engage participants’ creativity, critical thinking skills and empathy:

 

·         Stop Violence Against Women: Resource pack for secondary schools 2006 Amnesty International UK

·         Global Communities: Learning about Refugee Issues 2005 Refugee Week & DIFD, London

·         Freedom! - A human rights education pack Adams, C. Harrow, M. and Jones, D. 2001 Hodder and Stoughton, London

·         Just Right: an educational cd rom and teacher’s pack for learning about the rights of the child 1999 Amnesty International UK

·         Challenging Racism, Valuing Difference 1997 Activities Book for Primary School Teachers, Learning Design Centre, Tower Hamlets

·         Young Women: Making our own choices - Activities Pack 1995 Learning Design Centre, London

 

Other areas of activities/interests: 
Inclusion and diversity; designing learning materials, working with vulnerable young people