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  • 1. Celebrate Africa Day!

2. Why partner with African schools? Diversity within the African continent provides rich material for curriculum projects Shared history - different perspectives A focus on rights and responsibilities Scope for exploring interdependence and ethical trade, tourism and growing economies Access to rich cultural heritages music, literature, dance, oral traditions Contrasting effects of climate changeFind out more about some of the African countries in Connecting Classrooms.http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/programmes-and-funding/linking-programmes-worldwide/connecting-clas 3. Have you thought about a three-way partnership?Partnership between two African schools and a UK school offers a wealth of diversity andexperience to develop curriculum projects and increase young peoples understandingabout global citizenship.By adding another perspective from Sub-Saharan Africa we are able to further explore andto celebrate diversity, and widen and deepen perspectives about African cultures. Its alsoallowed the teachers involved to exchange best educational practice, enthuses WendyBisiker, assistant head teacher from Deptford Green School.Find out more about the partnership between Deptford Green School in London, St KizitoSchool in Kampala and Rainbow College in Lagos.http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/programmes-and-funding/linking-programmes-worldwide/ 4. Developing your partnershipFunding is available from Connecting Classrooms for teacher visits between schools and curriculumresources to support your partnership.Visiting your partner school is a learning experience in itself!I have seen and heard so much today that it is difficult to do little more than scratch the surface in thisblog. An ongoing relationship with a Sudanese school would provide a UK or African school with awealth of possibilities and rich teaching resources across all curriculum areas.Read Andrea Masons blog to find out about her visit to Sudan.http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/blog/73968Find out more about Sudanhttp://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/linking-programmes-worldwide/connecting-classrooms/spotlight/sudan 5. Its not just young people who benefitTeam teaching in each others schools increases the capacity to innovate, to seeand do things differently. We plan lessons collaboratively and run shared trainingsessions on innovative teaching methods. Wendy Bisiker, Deptford GreenSchoolSchool partnerships offer powerful opportunities for teacher professionaldevelopment in the UK and Africa.The International Coordinator for the cluster of schools in Atbara, Sudan describes how ConnectingClassrooms has contributed to the professional development of teachers.Register with Connecting Classrooms workshops and online courses to developyour understanding of global citizenship and intercultural practice.http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/programmes-and-funding/linking-programmes-worldwide/connecting-classrooms/PD 6. Resources for your partnership Toolkit: How to build sustainable partnershipshttp://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/files/Sustainability%20Toolkit.pdf British Council Schools Online projects and resourceshttp://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/projects-and-resources Global Dimension Africa Dayhttp://globaldimension.org.uk/calendar/event/4727 7. Resources for your partnership Toolkit: How to build sustainable partnershipshttp://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/sites/default/files/files/Sustainability%20Toolkit.pdf British Council Schools Online projects and resourceshttp://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/projects-and-resources Global Dimension Africa Dayhttp://globaldimension.org.uk/calendar/event/4727