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British Council

The British Council connects the UK's school sector to others around the world to enrich education, promote global citizenship and build international trust and understanding. Through their Schools Online community, they provide a school partner finding tool, learning resources, template projects, professional development courses and collaboration spaces.

Visit their website https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org

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International school meal day

Success-icon EndedSkype lesson from our partner British Council

We are a UK secondary school and would like to speak to others around the world about you eat in your country for breakfast, lunch and dinner- but also if you have school meals, what do...

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Year of the Horse

Resource shared by Duncan Hicklin

Introduce pupils to the lives, languages and cultures of people in China with the Year of the Horse education pack. On 31 January 2014, according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, we entered...

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Football Remembers

Resource shared by Duncan Hicklin

“It doesn’t seem right to be killing each other at Xmas time,” wrote Private William Tapp in his diary. “I don’t know what our General would say if he knew about this.” In December...

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Commonwealth Class

Resource shared by Duncan Hicklin

Commonwealth Class is a special initiative from the BBC, British Council and Commonwealth Secretariat. The initiative offers free access to teaching resources to mark the Glasgow 2014...

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Rivers of the World

Resource shared by Duncan Hicklin

Rivers of the World, the flagship art and education project of The Mayor of London’s Thames Festival delivered in partnership with the British Council, has been inspiring pupils and...

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Dickens 2012

Resource shared by James Eary

The Dickens 2012 project, launched to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth, comes with some unique resources that you can dip into with your class at any...

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Climate4Classrooms

Resource shared by James Eary

Devised in partnership with The Royal Geographical Society and The Royal Meteorological Society, Climate4Classrooms provides curriculum linked teaching resources about climate change....

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Schools World Service

Resource shared by James Eary

Produced by the BBC and British Council, these short films for both primary and secondary schools are designed to raise students` awareness of topical international stories and their...