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…

Euroscola feedback

  Pupils from County Durham Sixth Forms recently travelled to Strasbourg to take part in a special day at the European parliament. Here is the feedback from the pupils at Consett Academy I was one of the lucky students to win the trip to the European parliament in Strasbourg. I really enjoyed the experience, it…

Languages are our business

We have worked with Durham University graduates to produce a series of posters showing some of the different employment destinations for people with language qualifications. If you can help to supply other examples, please get in touch. Posters  

EU and me

  This book is about the European Union and how the different institutions work. It tells about the EU’s history and how the Union was established. In addition, it provides information about the benefits being a member of the European Union and how all the member states work together. The book also provides various exercises…

Euroscola competition winners head to Strasbourg

Pupils from the four schools which won our Euroscola competition will soon be heading to Strasbourg to take their seats in the Parliament chamber and join young people from the other 27 member states to debate issues of importance. The pupils had to write a news report script which they filmed at the Tyneside cinema’s…

Rina arrives!

Hello! My name is Rina. I am 21 years old. I am from Japan and study English and International relations at Teikyo University in Japan. The university is located in Nakano and has nice facilities. It has a beautiful café where I usually eat delicious food with my friends. Back home in Japan, I like…

Languages are our business

We are launching a new campaign to promote language learning.. Posters will follow our video below and schools and organisations are encouraged to use our new logo for the campaign. We are delighted to have worked with UBISOFT, the games producer to create a short film to demonstrate the application of language skills in the…