The day will begin with consideration of the way in which teaching and learning activities can promote curiosity, empathy and respect and how the international dimension can further enhance this whole school objective.
Delegates will be able to follow a school’s international journey; reflecting on the benefits of establishing links, developing projects and embedding internationalism across the school for the benefit of the whole school community.
There will be information for schools about how to find partners in Europe and in the wider world and practical advice about how to benefit from European Commission funding streams. The programme will draw together best practice examples of the European Union’s Lifelong Learning programme and showcase Comenius and eTwinning projects.
The conference will be led by presenters from across the North East region, the European Commission and by pupils from our schools.
The conference is well suited to schools at the early stages in international work. More experienced practitioners will also find the case studies to be inspirational and be able to examine pathways for future development. The event provides an excellent insight into the international dimension for school advisers, improvement partners and inspectors.
The conference is supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK.