An ambitious project led from Christchurch, whose vision is to enable students to build their language and cross cultural skills by making a connection with their own roots, and to share it with others in relation to World War One.
Project Quick Facts
Who is involved?
Shirley Boys High School. Christchurch, Suzy Lallemant
Lycee Jacques Caron, Arras Carole VEHENT
Lycee Carnot, Dijon Sylvie Pipon
The relationship with Lycée Jacque Carron is born from the YA2016 trip when Sean, Young...
I was selected last year as one of the 10 young people from around New Zealand to go to France as a Shared Histories Young Ambassador, and commemorate New Zealand's involvement in the war. It was an incredible experience to be a part of the Young...
Last blog this year. Seems scary to think that we were in France a month ago and just like that reality hits and I miss it all. “In a blink of an eye it’s all gone”. I never use to get that quote but now I do. Just like that we were there and now we are here, seems like a dream.
Snap back to reality, I presented my findings of the trip and project to my French class. I think they were quite shocked when I showed them pictures that war photographers took. It was gruesome to see the reality...