Presentation on theme: "Introductions Fariha Tahanin British Council London School Partnerships Coordinator John Rolfe British Council London Marketing and Communications Manager."— Presentation transcript:
Introductions Fariha Tahanin British Council London School Partnerships Coordinator John Rolfe British Council London Marketing and Communications Manager Nice to meet you!
Connecting Classrooms: a quick recap 3 strands 1.School Partnerships 2.Professional Development 3.International School Award
Q: What experience do you or your school have in international links? Use the highlighter tool to mark where you are: 1. Complete beginner 2. I’ve not done it, but my school has 3. Some past experience 4. A lot of past experience
School Partnerships Find a partner through British Council Schools Online using the. Have you registered on Schools Online ? Upload your profile Search for a school Make contact Be persistent! Free resources for partnership projects. An easy-to-follow framework for building and developing your partnership.
Partnership funding – Who can apply? Partnership composition: Bilateral: 1-1Bilateral Cluster: 3-3 Trilateral (SSA only): 1-1-1Trilateral Cluster (SSA only) Trilateral example: 1 x UK 1 x Ghana 1 x Ethiopia
Grant: £1500 per school Travel If leftover funds: communications, project materials etc.
Assessment criteria - key objectives 1.Increasing Global Citizenship 2.Enriching Education 3.Building an Equitable and Sustainable Partnership
Equal INPUTS ( = efforts) from all partners Equal BENEFITS for everyone ( = mutual learning from each other) e.g. completing the application together!!
Partnership Progression Framework
Professional Development Free online and face-to-face courses. Launched in 2013 Introductory Courses and Intermediate Courses Online topics include: international learning – get started; Education for global citizenship; Inter-cultural and global awareness; Sustainable partnerships. English and ICT courses Face to face courses – Autumn term Register asap !