Is your school involved in a partnership between the UK and another country? If so, you could be eligible for funding from the Connecting Classrooms programme. Getting involved will help you develop your young people as global citizens and as a teacher, you will also benefit through sharing best practice with colleagues in other countries.
How to apply
To apply for funding, you need to submit an evaluation of your partnership activity to date and a project plan for the coming year. £1,500 per school is available to fund travel for a teacher from each school in the partnership. To be successful in your application, your project plan must demonstrate progression against the assessment criteria in the Guide to school partnerships (PDF 225KB), which also lists countries that are eligible to apply. You can also find out if your school is eligible here.
Before you complete this application, it is very important you read our Guide to school partnerships.
Send your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. The next deadline for applications is Friday 28 June 2013.
Once you receive funding, you will be able find essential information for your partnership on our resources page. This includes guidance on how to apply for top-up grants, how to plan your partnership visit and what measures you can take to improve the sustainability of your partnership.
In the first instance please see our FAQs.
If you have any further questions please see our Regional partnership coordinators (PDF, 103KB) list for who to contact in your country.