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This section contains a range of activities designed by leading education professionals to help your students explore the world beyond their classroom.

 

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A day in the life

Produce and exchange a PowerPoint presentation, scrapbook, cartoon or video montage of a typical day in your life and share with your partner school.

From our window

Draw, paint or take a photo of what you can see from the window, write a short description, and exchange with your partner school. Display the pictures and much discussion will result! Your partner school can do the same.
School girl recycling

Green schools

How ‘Green’ is your School? How does your school look after the environment? Share and compare ideas for improvement.

Inventing tomorrow’s world

Let your imagination run wild as we step into the future! Find out about technology in your partner school and imagine future possibilities for communication between your schools.

Our school meals

Draw, paint, film or take a photo of what you and your classmates are eating, write a short description, and exchange it with your partner school. You could carry out these activities each March for International School Meals Day.

Do's and Dont's

Find out about the laws, customs and moral codes that exist within their country and that of their partner school and reflect critically about the rights and responsibilities they bring.

Words, words, words…

Explore common usage words in English that have their origins in other languages and work as a team to set a quiz for your partner school and solve their mystery words.

Culture in a box

Make and exchange ‘culture boxes’ containing ten items. By choosing the items to put in, they will learn about ‘how others see us’. By explaining their choices they will try to tell their partner school ‘how we see ourselves’.
Man farming the fields

Farming, food, and fair trade

Compare the foods available in your own and your partner school’s country and identify which countries are consumers and which are self-sufficient. Consider the merits and disadvantages of interdependence.

Travel guides

Help each other to discover new places, cultures and people by writing a travel guide to your partner school's town, or capital city.

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