Apply for funding

Applying for funding can support you to run activities with your partner school.

A range of funding opportunities are available to support schools on their international journeys. These are primarily available for schools in the UK. 


Funding for schools outside the UK can be found on your British Council country website.

Connecting Classrooms

Connecting Classrooms provides funding to successful school professional partnerships that have completed the new range of Connecting Classrooms core skills professional development courses, and displayed dedication to embedding the core skills. 

Placements in Europe

UK teachers in schools and colleges can apply for funding to undertake a teaching or training placement in one of 32 participating countries, through the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme. 


Teachers in other European countries can apply for funding via their own National Agencies.   

Fund a French exchange trip

If you already have a partner school in France or the UK you can apply for a £5000 grant to plan reciprocal visits and extended project work. Find out how.

Fund a German exchange trip

If you are working with a partner school in Germany, you can apply for grants from UK-German Connection to support partnership visits, First World War projects, joint thematic projects and more.