About Miriam's Vision

About Miriam's Vision
Miriam's Vision is an education resource based on the story of Miriam Hyman, who was killed in the 7/7 London bombings, and her memorial, The Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre in India

Who benefits from Miriam's Vision?

Teachers

  • Access a free education resource with downloadable lesson plans, supporting resources and guidance
  • Meet National Curriculum requirements and recommendations for Key Stage 3 (11 to 14 years old)
  • Promote life skills; resilience, empathy, tolerance
  • Promote positive, secular, a-political messages
  • Provide students with a much-needed rational approach to controversial issues, including violent extremism

Students

  • Access knowledge and understanding of the London bombings of 2005 and the consequences through powerful narratives
  • Develop personal resilience, empathy and tolerance
  • Understand, through experiential learning, that cultural diversity is local response to universal needs
  • Develop a rational, positive and constructive mind-set
  • Build true confidence and self-esteem

Schools

  • Fulfil the “duty to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism” (The Prevent Strategy, 2011) in a constructive way
  • Promote “fundamental British values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs” (Prevent)
  • Provide Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural development, an aspect that OFSTED inspects

Employers

  • Applicants who are articulate and confident
  • Employees with initiative and flexibility

Communities

  • Active, rational, resilient, constructive members
  • More inclusive and mutually supportive

 

The Miriam's Vision flyer