Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning

Published: 1st June 2019

Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning was an international programme supporting teaching and learning about global issues, running from 2018 to 2020. It was funded by UK Government with the British Council, in partnership with the Geographical Association. Historical Association and several other Subject Associations are involved too. Connecting Classrooms buillt on the work of the Global Learning Programme which ran from 2013 to 2018.

The prgammme's aims were: 

The new programme supports schools internationally, and in the UK, to learn about and collaborate on the big issues that face the world. It helps teachers bring global learning themes centred on the Sustainable Development goals into their classrooms, and pupils to interact and learn with peers in other countries.

Connecting Classrooms strengthens the knowledge, skills and attitudes pupils need for life in today’s world, encouraging them to make a positive contribution in their community and wider world. It supports schools in developing international partnerships and building global connections.

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