Connect with classrooms around the world in real-time with our exclusive Skype lesson ideas for registered users.


We have teamed up with Skype in the classroom to give you even more opportunities to connect with educators around the world. Skype in the classroom features thousands of lesson ideas posted by teachers looking to bring something new and inspirational to the classroom.



Using Skype, you can join these lessons in real-time and introduce your students to classrooms, experts and artists in other countries – without worrying about geographical, time or cost barriers.


Read the guide below for more information or watch this short  'introducing Skype in the Classroom' video to find out how it works.


How to get started with Skype in the Classroom guide  (590KB)



Exclusive content for registered Schools Online users

As a registered user of Schools Online, you can access a specially selected collection of Skype lessons, chosen to help you get started on your school partnership journey. The collection is available in the ‘My desktop’ area when you login and is updated regularly to bring you the most relevant Skype lesson and project ideas from teachers and partners like Microsoft, NASA and Penguin books.


If you find a lesson you want to take part in, all you have to do is click through and set up a basic profile on Skype in the classroom. Best of all, you only have to do it once – any other lessons you’re interested in can be accessed directly without having to enter any additional login details.


This feature is only available to registered Schools Online users.

Want to find out more? Login or register now.


Already logged in? Continue onto the Skype in the Classrooms projects page.