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Welcome to the Connecting Classrooms Professional Learning website. Here educators can access continuing professional development courses and resources to support the integration of global citizenship and international work in their schools. All educators, whether new to working in an international context or already actively involved in a school partnership, will find support to deepen their professional experience.

These courses are not valid for funding applications. For courses valid for funding please refer to the Core Skills courses: https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/develop-your-skills/professional-development-courses/teaching-the-core-skills


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Online learning course

This short interactive course is the best place to start if you are new to learning online with Connecting Classrooms

Learning online with Connecting Classrooms

Global citizenship courses

Embarking on international collaboration is a learning journey for all involved. This suite of four courses draws on the experience of hundreds of schools in the UK and countries across the world that have built lasting, equitable relationships and high impact collaborative classroom projects
(click course titles below for more info)

International learning - get started - new to international work? This course is for you...

Education for global citizenship

Inter-cultural and global awareness

Sustainable partnerships

English course

The course below is for teachers to develop their English language skills when working collaboratively with teachers in the UK and around the world.

English for international exchange - to develop your English skills...

ICT for International Exchange course

This course is part of a suite of materials for developing ICT skills to support teachers developing international learning and global citizenship through the Connecting Classrooms programme.

ICT for International Exchange

What do I do next?

If you have registered on the previous version of this service, then you will need to reset your password using your email address. Simply click the request new password link and a one-time login link will be created and sent to your email account. You can then click this link from your email to login to the site and change your password to something more memorable. You will find your current work available in the new site.

If you are ready to register to gain full access to the courses, simply click on the "Click here to register" link and fill out the simple registration form. Once you are registered, you can return to this website to manage your personal information, password and username settings as well as enrol on additional courses by clicking the Access My Courses link in the top right.

The British Council is the United Kingdom\'s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are a registered charity; 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland). We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations.


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