Hello Jewish Teachers,
I coordinate the Jewish Women’s Aid Education programme which has, for many years, delivered sessions looking at domestic abuse and healthy relationships in schools. In the past year we have found schools have changed what they want from us and the working relationship has become more challenging.
We want to redevelop our work to make sure we are supporting with the right information at the right time in the best format and we need some help with advice and ideas. If you are able to give this project a little of your time over the summer holidays please comment here or send a PM.
Thank you so much,
Jewish Women’s Aid
020 8445 8060
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