The trip to Wellington and the week spent with our French counterparts was incredible and something that will stick with me for years to come. The whole experience was filled with a plethora of moments that moved me deeply and others that filled me with happiness. It was an honour to take part in it.
I was excited and nervous headed up to Wellington on the plane as I was getting my head around the week’s proceedings. Everything fell into place...
Bonjour à tous encore. On the 17th of April, in Wellington, I met the rest of the Young Ambassadors, the organisers of our trip and the task in front of us; to be able to tell the story of those who came before during the Great War. It was a great start and despite being the only male on the trip, I felt welcome by all. Being in the company of all the team has made me very excited to commence this journey.
Upon arriving in Wellington, we were given a lot of information that answered many...
I am overjoyed to have received the opportunity to be part of the Young Ambassadors group of 2018. When I received the acceptance email I was thankfully home alone, which saved me from a lot of embarrassment since my reaction was very ecstatic!
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...
After coming back from France and reflecting on the visit there, I can truly say that it was an amazing experience for me and everyone else on the tour.
The 14 days that we were there for seems like such a short time now, but with all the visits and activities planned for us each day, there was so much to take in, and every day was a great learning opportunity!