What is Connecting Classrooms?
“Connecting Classrooms prepares children to take their place in the 21st century.” - Karen Noble, Headteacher, Juniper Green Primary School
Connecting Classrooms is a global education programme for schools. It is designed to help young people learn about global themes and become responsible global citizens, as well as giving them the skills to work in a worldwide economy. It offers school partnerships and accreditation along with professional development courses for educators and a chance for them to share best practice with international counterparts.
Why take part?
Connecting Classrooms is designed to help young people learn about global themes, skills and outlooks (PDF, 1MB) and become responsible global citizens. It facilitates partnerships between schools in the UK and other countries, providing educational benefits for young people around the world. Having a good grasp of global issues and of development is an important part of young people’s education and supports them to develop into good global citizens for the future.
As a result of participating in Connecting Classrooms, young people:
Teachers and other educators will:
What’s on offer?
There are three strands of the programme directly aimed at schools and teacher:
Discover how rewarding participating in Connecting Classrooms can be for teachers and young people globally.
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