Newsletter - Summer 2017
UK-German Connection Newsletter - Summer 2017
In this edition:
- Host a Teacher from Germany - apply now!
- Funding for UK-German activities
- Young Europeans Award
- History Teacher Tour
- Congratulations to German summer course participants!
Host a Teacher from Germany - apply now!
Want to increase your pupils' intercultural awareness? Need some linguistic teaching support?
Welcome a German teacher in your school for two or three weeks between September 2017 and July 2018. The programme is free and flexible and open to all UK schools and FE colleges.
Application deadline: 10 July 2017 to host in autumn and 21 September 2017 to host in spring or summer 2018.
Funding for UK-German activities
Need extra financial support for UK-German partnerships? Apply for these flexible grants at any time:
- Planning visits for teachers
- First-time taster trips for pupils
- Projects on WW1 and 'Our Future in Europe'
Young Europeans Award
'To be or not to be... a European'
...is this year's theme for the Young Europeans Award with the UK, and UK-German Connection, as a partner for 2017-18.
Are your pupils interested in European issues? Support them in teaming up with young people from Germany, Poland and France to enter the competition and win a trip to Warsaw! If you have any questions, please get in touch.
History Teacher Tour
Professional trip for British teachers of history to Berlin from 15-21 October 2017.
Apply to take part in a fully-funded visit to add a further dimension to your history classroom. The trip includes history tours, talks with teachers and a chance to see the sights of Berlin!
Application deadline: 8 September 2017
Congratulations to German summer course participants!
Well done to the 44 pupils from around the UK, who have been selected to take part in our funded summer courses and scholarships. Look out for updates on their experiences on our website!
Applications for next year will open again in mid-January 2018.
Looking ahead: programme applications and deadlines
June: Voyage Kids Summer Special with games and activities for children
10 July: Host a German Teacher in autumn 2017 deadline
20 July: Deadline for registering your interest in our Magical Christmas Trips
21 Sept: Host a German Teacher in spring/summer 2018 deadline
20-22 October: Save the Date - Seas and Oceans Seminar in Germany
For upcoming deadlines for the new school year, download our calendar of opportunities for 2017-18
Don't forget – you can always call or email us if you have any questions or would like to discuss your project ideas.
Your UK-German Connection Team
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