Commonwealth Class is a special initiative that provides teaching resources, online debates and interactive activities for schools to mark the run-up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
It celebrates the values of the Commonwealth and connects its schools and young people to learn together about how to be active, responsible global citizens as part of the Commonwealth family.
Read on to access teaching resources, find out about online debates that you can participate in and sign up to Commonwealth Class for more resources and interactive activities that support lesson planning and teaching across the curriculum.
Introducing Commonwealth Class
The BBC, the British Council and the Commonwealth Secretariat have joined forces to bring you Commonwealth Class, an exciting new initiative for schools. It aims to energise young people’s learning by bringing together schools and children from across the Commonwealth to learn how to make the most of their place in the Commonwealth and wider world.
Commonwealth Class will enable more than 100,000 schools, 300,000 teachers and 17 million young people across the Commonwealth to access themed learning resources, take part in online exchanges and forums, and work on collaborative projects in cross-Commonwealth teams.
Sign up to Commonwealth Class to receive future information about resources, BBC online debates and interactive activities to support lesson planning and teaching across the curriculum. Sign up takes less than two minutes to complete.
The Queen's Baton Relay Video
The Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay is the curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games and this short film is your handy guide to its amazing journey.
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