Our classrooms through a global lens

A huge thank you to all who spoke at our very well attended conference yesterday. A special thank you to the presenters for agreeing to share their wonderful presentations which can be found in the links below. If you would like to contact any of our presenters, contact details are given on their presentation slides…

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Song for Europe winners 2018

The winners of this year’s Song for Europe competition are pupils from Newbottle Primary Academy in Houghton le Spring with their rendition of Chu Chu Ua. The lively rendition, complete with actions had the whole audience of over 300 pupils from 26 North East schools on their feet. St Aloysius Roman Catholic School from Hebburn…

Industry bright sparks

This year’s Industry Spark organised by First face to Face Ltd and supported by Europe Direct Durham saw teams from school sin North Tyneside pitch their business ideas to industry experts in various fields. A video record of the final is available to watch here ; Youtube video

Brexit and citizens’ rights

We will be joined by our MEP and a solicitor from Seraphus, specialising in citizens’ rights, for our round table discussion on 20 September. Save the date !!

Brexit and business – save the date

Our Europe Direct centre is organising three themed events in the Autumn; around business, citizens’ rights and higher education. Make sure that you save the date and join us for a stimulating information and discussion session.  

European Day of Languages Grants

  We are offering schools the chance to bid for a small grant of £75 to run an event in school on or around the European Day of Languages. In 2018, we are asking that schools use this funding to demonstrate links with eth world of work. You could organise role play activities, invite a…

Learn more about the International School Award

 ACCREDITING YOUR SCHOOL’S INTERNATIONAL WORK  FREE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD WORKSHOPS OPEN TO ALL SCHOOLS IN THE NORTH EAST  For teachers who are new to ISA this will Promote the value of international partnerships and give support to find new links Give advice on how to apply and design international activities Provide an overview of the…

Our classrooms through a global lens

  Register for our annual conference which will take place at Beamish hall Hotel on Wednesday 11 July. It is FREE to attend. Our classrooms global lens flyer Colleagues from across our region will share best practice case studies of how classroom learning supports pupils’ social and cultural development and reinforces British Values. We will…

Industry spark

Europe Direct Durham was delighted to be abel to support a wonderful event hosted by the North Tyneside Learning Trust and organised by First Face to Face. Industry Spark presented groups of pupils with real industry challenges and asked them to come up with a solution which they could then pitch to invited “dragons”. the…