3.45-5.30pm, Thursday 4th June 2020
This event is now offered as an online session.
Click here to register for your free place and you will be sent a link to the online session
This is an opportunity for schools in Newcastle to come together and understand how to build an international perspective to learning and create opportunities for pupils, teachers and the whole school to benefit.
This session is being run by Brian Stobie, British Council Schools Ambassador, who also leads Durham County Council’s international team.
What will the session involve
The facilitated session will present the British Council’s International School Award as a framework for development and introduce attendees to each level of the award.
We will also outline ways to build connections with schools in other countries. There will be discussion about available funding programmes; including Connecting Classrooms and the DfE International School Exchange programme.
Who should attend
The session is suited to classroom teachers, subject leaders, curriculum managers and SMT from all key stages and all types of schools.
Our Newcastle Our World
This session is being is offered to schools as part of the city’s evolving international ambitions and partnership approach under the Our Newcastle Our World plan and the priority theme of Newcastle as an international city for our children and young people as confident, global citizens.
This includes activities as part of Newcastle City of Languages and the development of a Newcastle Internationalism Alliance to support and promote international and intercultural opportunities for children and young people. We are working in partnership with British Council and citywide partners to develop plans and activities and are keen to support schools in their international ambitions.