Warum? Why German?

More people live in Germany than any other European country, it has the continent’s largest economy and German is the most widely spoken first language in the whole of Europe. On Monday January 25th, join us at a special webinar to discover more about Germany, its links with a region of the UK and how…

Christmas decoration project in focus

291 schools from across Europe came together this year to make and share Christmas tree decorations. Together with the decorations, they shared news about their own country’s preparations for the Christmas period in times past and in this year of the global pandemic. There was such interest in the project that TV company ARTE asked…

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 :…