Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning

Closed: Supports partnerships between UK schools and schools in developing countries to build teachers’ skills and pupils’ understanding of global issues.

This opportunity is closed.


Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning supports schools to link around the world on global curriculum projects through partnerships. The programme offers an interactive online platform for collaboration, grants for teachers to visit their partner schools and professional development for teachers and school leaders.

Funding available: the programme offers grants to schools for visits from the UK to developing countries.

How to apply

Schools should establish a partnership before applying for funding – support for this is available here

Information on how to apply for funding

Background information on the fund

Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, with schools needing to demonstrate a strong commitment to their partner schools, to embedding global learning in their curriculum and have a teacher committed to professional development in this area.


Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning is managed by the British Council, who have developed a dedicated online platform to facilitate partnerships and guide schools through the programme.

To register your interest in the programme, you can go directly to the registration page

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Published 26 August 2014
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