Education

Education

Education is an outstanding key to development. But not everyone gets the chance to develop. Do you like to know what has become of Mbaluka, the little boy on the picture, then order the film.

At your school
The Loving Heart is a very informative travel experience that opens eyes and hearts. The film shows us the world like you have never seen it before. It makes feel what poverty really means. It shows that there is a great potential in each human being.
In particular for the use in education an abridged film version is made of 37 minutes. The film is suitable for the age of 12 and older. Teachers can order the film on DVD and use it in the class. Pupils or students can propose to see together the film and to discuss it. The filmmaker himself can also give  presentations at your school. See the page Join In!
Impressive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Among other reactions the following responses of pupils and students give evidence of the impact the film has and the effect its produces:
‘a super, very impressive film’
‘the pictures speak for themselves’
‘pitiful and intense’
‘impressive’
‘very beautiful and touching’
‘it’s a film with a message’
‘everyone should get equal opportunities’
‘we should be grateful for all we have here’
‘The Loving Heart is super’

The film links up with the following subjects: social studies, economics, cultural studies and philosophy, with a wide range of topics such as millennium goals, poverty and wealth, developing your potential, what are your talents, seeing really the other person, equality and justice, coexisting, visual communication, cinematography and the art of painting.

By now The Loving Heart was presented and used as teaching materials at these schools in The Netherlands – both secondary schools and institutes of higher education: Sondervick College Veldhoven, Koning Willem II College Tilburg, Fontys Hogeschool Tilburg, AVANS Hogeschool Den Bosch, Scholengemeenschap Were di Valkenswaard, d’Oultremontcollege Drunen (at all levels, lower as well as higher classes).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For further information and reservations please contact Wouter Verhoeven.