British Council: New grants for school China partnerships

What are the grants for?  Connecting Classrooms is a global programme that creates partnerships between clusters of schools in the UK and others around the world. These partnerships bring an international dimension to young people’s learning, to improve their knowledge and understanding of other cultures and prepare them for life and work as global citizens.  So if you are a UK school interested in receiving funding to develop a partnership with China read on!  Bring China to life for your pupils with one of the British Council’s new funding opportunities from the Connecting Classrooms programme -

Visit Grants: Build your relationship and develop your partnership with a funded visit. 

Project Grants: Work with your partner on a curriculum-based project with funding for travel and project costs. 

Better Community, Better Life Grants: Work with your partner on a community-themed art project.  Use our project guidance and get funding for travel and project costs. 

Who can apply?  UK schools in a cluster or group partnership with Chinese schools (any Grant) or  UK schools with a one-to-one partnership with a Chinese school (Project Grants only) 

Application deadline:  31 March 2012

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