Global Classrooms: London Model UN Conference
Global Classrooms: London is the largest secondary school Model United Nations programme in London, serving over 800 students every year through two annual conferences; one in December and one in July.
We are part of the international Global Classrooms network, coordinated by the United Nations Association of the United States of America. In 24 major cities around the world, Global Classrooms offers Model UN to students from state schools.
Global Classrooms: London takes place December 16 & 17, 2013. More information can be found by visiting the link below.
Visit the official Mulberry School for Girls GC: London page
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About Global Classrooms
UNA-USA is proud to continue Global Classrooms: London, a global education program that addresses the curricular, extracurricular and professional development needs of London students and teachers. Students from the London School of Economics help staff the conference and provide added support to students.
To learn more about Global Classrooms and using Model UN as a vehicle for international learning, please browse Model UN 101: Getting Started and About Global Classrooms.
Photos from the London Conference
See the full photo set. For more photos from Global Classrooms Model UN Conferences and Events, visit UNA-USA's flickr page.
Quick Facts about the Global Classrooms Program
- Established in 2005;
- The Mulberry School for Girls has worked with UNA-USA to implement the program locally;
- Serving 30 Schools in London, as well as schools from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
- University and college students, teachers and school students from Mulberry School have volunteered annually to serve as members of the Model UN conference staff.
About the Mulberry School for Girls
In 1965, plans were made to open a school dedicated to girls in the Tower Hamlets borough of London. Miss P.M. Friend, the Matron of the London Hospital officially opened what was then the Tower Hamlets School. It was later renamed the Mulberry School for Girls. The Mulberry School received its name from the scores of immigrants who populated East London including the French Huguenots, many of whom brought with them Mulberry trees for silk worms to feed off of in order to continue the very prosperous silk trade in London. The original Mulberry tree that the school is named for sits on the school property even today.
Currently, the Mulberry School for Girls is a Community School with a role of over 1,350 students aged 11 to 19.