Because mortality will affect everyone at some point and yet people find it almost impossible to talk about.
A multimedia project for Year 10 pupils, comprising a powerful story which looks at the impact of death on a group of teenagers, presented through narration, animation and music with a series of lesson plans and comprehensive teacher resources. Secondary schools can choose from:
HOW WILL THIS HELP?
By normalising the topic of death, it is anticipated young people will find themselves in a better position to deal with any loss they will one day encounter, sometimes unexpectedly.
Address the stigma
For those who have not yet encountered death in their lives, they will discover ways to respond to their friends who have been bereaved. In the future, this knowledge will enable them to offer support to colleagues, friends and relatives.
For young people who have been affected by death already in their lives, it is hoped that it will help them to feel less isolated and to realise they are not alone.
By opening up
the subject it seeks to help build resilience and prevent the development of mental health issues and complications which
sometimes result from
bereavement and grief. Crucially it aims to encourage
REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL
Two launch schools pilot Project Eileen this Autumn Term, after which it will become available to secondary schools across the UK.
Register your school in advance to have access to all the material as soon as it goes live.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
MAKE A DONATION
Whether it is a one-off payment or a monthly donation, your generosity will help to change society and, we hope, the future for today’s young people.
Send a cheque payable to: Project Eileen CIO
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HELP RAISE FUNDS
Make Project Eileen your charity next time you enter a marathon or hold an event.
Consider asking your employer about match funding.
Make Project Eileen your workplace charity.
Start a fundraiser page for Project Eileen with Golden Giving.