Types of school partnership

'UK school children learning about their partner school in Pakistan' (c) David Lake

Find out more about the different ways that you can get involved in partnerships with other schools internationally.

Professional partnerships

If you have completed the Connecting Classrooms core skills training, you can develop a Connecting Classrooms professional partnership with an overseas partner school. Partnerships support your professional development by funding you to visit your partner school and create an exciting collaborative project together.

eTwinning partnerships

eTwinning is a free online platform that enables thousands of teachers and schools in more than 40 countries in Europe to connect and develop collaborative projects together.

Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships

Erasmus+ funding supports a wide range of collaborations between schools in Europe. Learn about the different funding streams for school partnerships at the Erasmus+ website.

Contact schools directly online

Whether you want to set up an inter-school language exchange or start a collaborative science project, get in touch with like-minded teachers from all over the world directly through Schools Online. Anyone can set up a partnership in this way; simply sign in to your Schools Online account and begin using the search tools on your dashboard to connect with partner schools.

Register for Schools Online

Gain access to collaboration tools, free classroom resources, and much more.

Partnerships in practice

Hear about successful school partnerships from the staff and students involved.

Search for partner schools

Start connecting with potential partner schools.