Working together in Nechells

Welcome to The POD

Empowering learning by working together.  We are the community base for Nechells Education Action Zone.

We work with local schools, voluntary and statutory organisations and local partners to support the Nechells Community by providing advice, information and guidance, diversionary activities, adult and family learning and parent support.

We are an inclusive and collaborative partnership that aims to empower every learner, provide opportunities for enjoyment and success and ensure a brighter future for all in a cohesive community.

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Lottery Funded Living Histories Project

The National Lottery funded the Nechells POD Living Histories Project through Awards for All.  The project which included writing and publishing a book about the memories about living in Nechells has also been made into two short films where our community talk about their life experiences and share memories and recollections of days gone by.........   The project has been a great success memories have been captured and recorded to pass on to future generations, the group have shared many happy and some sad memories, written poetry and enjoyed bursting into song every now and then.  New friendships have been formed and the group are going to continue to meet on a regular basis.  Sue Ball and Keith Surtees who organised and ran the project have been absolutely brilliant. We would like to thank the National Lottery for funding such a valuable project for the Nechells community.