International Education Week is back! Every November we come together to recognise the value of bringing the world into the classroom and celebrate international work in schools. This year we are excited to be going online. For the first time ever, we are offering a week of fantastic events that you can access wherever you are in the world. The line-up is packed with online webinars. ideas and activities to keep us connected by learning and enable young people to take action on the global issues that matter to them today. A host of experts from around the world will be sharing their experiences, schools will be taking our Climate Change Challenge and there’s a raft of classroom ideas with our fabulous free resources. We want you to get involved. So, take a look at what’s on below, sign up for a free event, download a resource and let us know how you are marking the week in your school.
Climate change resources
Get your school involved by helping students take positive action on the global issues that matter to them. Our Climate Change hub is packed with fantastic resources and fun activities that bring learning to life. Take part in our Climate Change Challenge, try out a range of experiments and tell us how you get on.
Monday 16 November 16.30-17.30 GMT
If you are passionate about languages, sign up for this online event from The British Council and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages:
Languages for all - how do we get there? A solutions-focussed look at practical steps schools can take to transform MFL uptake and success.
Tuesday 17 November 17.30-18.30 GMT
Teachers across the world - take urgent action on climate change
This 'Take urgent international action on climate change - together - in schools' webinar will show how teachers can tackle climate change within international classroom projects.
Wednesday 18 November 16.00-17.00 GMT
This month’s Education Exchange online event for teachers world-wide looks at how to enable young people around the world to take action on the big issues affecting their lives. Our panel of international experts will share their experience of enabling students to make a difference. Join the discussion.
Thursday 19 November 17.30-18.30
The last few months have shown the importance of keeping connected during challenging times. This online event will introduce teachers around the world to the benefits of international partnerships and explain how to find a partner school, then kick off your first project.
Friday 20 November 13.30-14.30 GMT
The British Council and QFI’s Arabic Language and Culture programme is delighted to offer a second ‘Welcome to the Arab World’ webinar event for upper secondary (Year 9 and above). Sessions include ‘An Introduction to Arabic language and cultures’ plus a live performance and conversation by Syrian American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum.