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    …

Back to school

As colleagues plan to return to schools in September, we know that there will be many pressures on time and the priority of returning to learning must be implemented. This is not to say that international learning or work with partner schools across the world need be suspended. Often, partner school work is motivational for…

Welcome to the Arab World

The British Council arranged a special session to introduce learners to the Arab World. The online event was best suited to secondary pupils. It introduced the geography of the Arab world and some elements of language, shared a traditional tale, challenged stereotypes and ended with a fantastic performance by an American based young Syrian rapper….

CPD session for schools

Below is the powerpoint which was used during our session for schools to outline ways of delivering an international perspective to learning. The Global dimension in the classroom – Newcastle