Language assistants are cultural ambassadors and native speakers of French, Spanish, German, Italian or Mandarin Chinese. Hosting one could produce one of the following side effects in your students:

• improved language skills
• increased confidence
• heightened cultural awareness.

Bring fresh ideas and energy into your lessons – find out more about hosting a language assistant in 2017/18!...
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Together with The Royal Society, we have developed a series of videos and resources to enhance science learning in schools. Find everything you need get your students ready for the next Commonwealth Class debate in our resource on global food security – whether you’re looking for starter activities, to strengthen students’ understanding of global warming or food shortages, or to discuss the...
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Commonwealth Science Class

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Are you ready for Thursday's Commonwealth Class debate? Join Andrew Clenaghan, Programme Coordinator at Practical Action, from 9:30am to 11:00am GMT, when he'll be discussing the crucial topic of global food security with schools around the globe. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Can we produce enough food for everyone?

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We've reached the end of our #CoreSkillsVisit week. Browse through our photos to discover what the teachers have been getting up to across the world - and find out more, here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today we are at the #CoreSkillsVisit conference in South Africa celebrating school partnerships between South Africa and the UK and discussing how to share good teaching practice. Are you interested in developing a professional partnership? Want to learn more about the core skills? Find a course in your local area: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Teaching the core skills

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Are you a teacher in a UK school?
Would you be interested in attending a funded professional development workshop in Norway, Poland or Germany?

If so, check out these opportunities for nursery, primary and secondary teachers of all subject areas across 2017: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Join our next Commonwealth Class debate on Thursday 23 February from 9:30am to 11:00am GMT to explore the role of countries, communities, and individuals in ensuring everyone has access to a healthy, consistent supply of food.

We will have the pleasure of welcoming to this debate Andrew Clenaghan, Programme Coordinator from the poverty-reduction charity Practical Action as our specialist.
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We're halfway through the #CoreSkillsVisit week! Check out some of the things our schools have been up to across the world by browsing through our photos. Interested in getting involved? Find out how you can get started, here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Calling all UK schools! Why not add a certain je ne sais quoi to your lessons by hosting a language assistant in 2017/18?

Language assistants come in all shapes and sizes but with a shared guarantee - to bring new ideas to the classroom, boost your students’ confidence and make sure they’re ready for those all-important oral exams.
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Are you a teacher in a UK school?

Would you be interested in attending a funded professional development workshop in Norway, Poland or Germany?

If so, check out these opportunities for nursery, primary and secondary teachers of all subject areas across 2017: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Getting involved with #ConnectingClassrooms is a fantastic opportunity to boost your professional development, prepare learners with the skills and outlooks they need for life and work in our ever changing global economy, and share perspectives with colleagues overseas via the #CoreSkillsVisit.

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This week on Schools Online we are catching up with teachers on their #CoreSkillsVisit as part of our #ConnectingClassrooms programme.

Brian, headteacher at Masizani Primary School in Pretoria, South Africa, thinks "the more you interact with others, the more you learn". Stay tuned for more updates throughout the week. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Are you a teacher interested in starting a coding project with an international partner school?
Register now to attend our workshop in Poland.
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Unlock the door to another language and culture by hosting a language assistant in your school in 2017/18.

This is a guaranteed way to bring fresh ideas and energy into your classroom, allowing students to benefit from up-to-date cultural knowledge and guidance with tone, accent and pronunciation.

Applications are now open – find out more about hosting a native speaker of French, Spanish,...
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Secondary teachers: would you like to work with teachers across Europe to discuss how to promote inclusion in the classroom through cultural education? Register to attend our funded workshop in Germany, and meet new international schools to partner with.

Apply by 26 February- [ Goo.gl Link ]
Are you interested in European collaboration? Register now to attend our professional development workshop in Belfast and find out how you can use eTwinning and Erasmus+ to support inclusion in the classroom.

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Are you a nursery teacher interested in working with teachers across Europe to share ideas on the creative use of ICT in nursery education? Register by 26 February to attend our workshop in Norway.

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Professional development and German immersion. For teachers of German: Become a group leader on the German Pupil Courses and accompany a group of 12 pupils to Germany. This is a great opportunity for your professional development, whilst spending two weeks immersed in German language, daily life and...

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Learn how you can use eTwinning and Erasmus+ to support the modern foreign languages schools policy and for your own professional development at our workshops in Manchester and Birmingham.

Apply online now.
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