Promoting student participation in school linking projects

This toolkit has been developed by the charity Plan UK to support schools that take part in Plan’s school linking projects – but it’s really useful for any school involved in school partnerships or wanting to improve pupil voice in their school. Starting from a rights-based approach, the toolkit offers advice for both primary and […]

Education is about their future, not our past

Whitefriars First and Middle School serves a very diverse community in Harrow, north-west London, and over two thirds of pupils have a home language other than English. The school is part of a learning network which links schools in Masindi, Uganda, and Harrow, England. As well as working on joint curriculum projects, the school has integrated global learning across the curriculum.

The World’s Working Children

This primary school used an international school partnership to research shared values and experiences around the issue of child labour to create a drama performance.

Morocco – a Learning Journey

This teachers’ pack, with accompanying CD-ROM and web links, brings Morocco right into the primary classroom. It has been developed by teachers and educationalists involved in a British Council project linking York and Morocco.

Food, Meals and Children

This CD resource is written for upper primary children (ages 7-11) but can be used with older and younger age groups. It starts with children’s lives in the UK and then introduces four Ugandan children. Natasha, Sam, Edison and Paul are all in class Primary Six in Uganda, but in very different situations: a city girl, a town boy and two rural lads.

Football and Freedom

Football and Freedom is an online resource pack from the NUT bursting with fun and informative teaching resources and activities for teaching children about South Africa through football. It enables teachers to use the excitement around the World Cup

Global learning in primary schools

This book explores practical ideas about the educational needs of children within a changing global context, drawing on the creative work of a wide range of Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers.

Building Successful School Partnerships

This publication from Oxfam covers the key questions schools and teachers need to consider before embarking on a school link. It looks at the educational opportunities, the potential pitfalls, the commitment to an equal partnership, the cornerstones