Brexit viewed by a Swede.

Victor Klügel is a visiting intern from the Linnaeus University in Sweden. He offers us his perspective. What do you think ? This February I got the opportunity to go the United Kingdom and do an internship. When my placement was accepted the only thing I needed to do was to book a flight and…

School partnership bursaries

Dear teachers, School Partnership Bursaries 2018-2019 Did you run any activities with your German partner school last year? School partnership bursaries of £1,000 are available once more to help you to keep your UK-German partnership alive. All you need to do is answer a few short questions about your partnership activities this year and your…

Prepare for Brexit toolkit

  The North East Chamber of Commerce reported recently that 47.2% of businesses felt underprepared for Brexit, with most taking little or no action to prepare. With this in mind, and with the 29 March 2019 looming, it’s essential that businesses begin to make preparations. The North east Growth Hub toolkit can be accessed here  

Brexit, business and trade

Book your place at our Brexit, business and trade event on 30 October. We are delighted to have Deloitte’s Sally Jones speak with an insight into the current negotiations and steps which all businesses should now be taking to prepare for any outcome. 43997 effects of brexit on business and trade you can book your…

Erasmus+

St John’s School and Sixth Form College was recently selected as one of the examples of best practice by the British Council after submitting its report on how it had made use of funding from the ERASMUS+ programme. The school has seen an improvement in attainment after adopting approaches to teaching and learning which were…

European Day of languages competition

ALLNE and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for Schools and in 2018 it is again open to anyone! We were delighted with response from around the country in last year’s competition (I have a dream) and look forward to the entries this year! The organising committee invites language…

Italian challenges

Our Italian interns, Marianna and Francesca will be posting language challenges each day in run up to the European Day of Languages on 26 September starting on 10 September. These will be posted on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/EuropeDirectDurham/ The questions are targeted at KS2 pupils and are a fun way to bring a different language…