Diwali – a very local celebration

You can view our special film about Diwali here. Many thanks to Andrew Lambert at Newsmakerpr, to Veena Soni, to the Newcastle Hindu Temple and the families and friends who contributed to the making of this film.

International Education Week

What are you doing in school to mark International Education Week? The international office has produced and had commissioned a series of videos to mark Diwali. Video 1 introduces pupils to the Hindu temple in Newcastle and lets pupils hear from local families and students about Diwali. This is followed by an online question and…

Linguacast – resources for language learning

https://internationalnewcastle.org.uk/french-teaching-and-language-resources-meet-the-angry-family-conversations-verbs-pronouns Meet the Angry Family and conversations This is a series of animated Powerpoint presentations with spoken French and text (with English translation) with the Angry Family characters. These resources were produced as part of the Linguacast project at Newcastle University’s Language Resource Centre. They are being provided free of charge for use in French teaching…

Global learning online course

https://sites.google.com/view/course010/global-learning-association-course Global Pathways to Excellent Education Learning schemes, accreditation and curriculum resources A FREE online course from the Global Learning Association Course aims and objectives This course aims to support schools and teachers to:Learn about the Global Goals and how these can contribute towards excellent education provision – policy, practice and accreditationAccess a range of…

International Education Week

International Education Week 16 – 20 November Our colleagues at the British Council are working with us to promote international learning activities during the week 16 – 20 November. We would like to work with schools to introduce a global dimension to learning across the school. Information about the programme’s highlights is shown below :…

Diwali celebrations

Diwali 2020 – online workshops for schools We have been working with partners in the region to prepare a special series of videos to be shown around the time of Diwali (November 14th) to offer an insight into the Hindu faith and celebrations as well as South Asian culture in general. The first video will…

An international perspective to the recovery curriculum

As our learners return to classrooms, we are mindful of areas of lost learning during school closures but we cannot simply pick up from the next page in our scheme of work. Learners’ experiences during the pandemic need to be acknowledged and their appetite for learning rekindled. It is important to give time to re-build…

Language skills – skills for life

We have designed a new classroom poster with colleagues at the Association for Language Learning and Durham University to draw attention to the skills which a language learner develops. We hope to have hard copies soon, but, in meantime, you can download from here 50286 RLS International Crossword A3 ArtworkLanguage learning skills poster    …