Date: Monday 23rd January 2017
Lead Facilitators: Catherine Lea, Humanities Lead, Deputy Headteacher, Gipsy Hill Federation: Christine Budhan, Leading Practitioner, Gipsy Hill Federation
This workshop is aimed at schools interested in establishing international partnerships, are in the early stages of an international partnership, or would like support to strengthen an existing partnership.
To understand how to create a sustainable, equitable partnership;
To understand the benefits of partnership working;
To understand the principals of Global Citizenship;
To better understand the logistics of integrating projects and partnerships into the curriculum.
0830 Registration, tea and coffee, meet and greet with facilitators and participants.
0900 Introduction and Welcome.
What is Global Citizenship and why is it important? What are the benefits of integrating it into the curriculum, and school life? How Global Citizenship can support emerging leaders, leadership in pupils and communities.
0930 Coaching Session.
What are your long and short term goals for a school partnership?
What challenges do you recognise in your setting?
Reflection on participant’s own leadership journey, and how it may be supported by leading an international partnership.
1000 Case Study.
Gipsy Hill Federation and Oogo Primary School, Kenya.
the benefits of partnership working;
the challenges of partnership working;
who can be involved in a school partnership;
different types of partnership, and how to ensure they are sustainable and equitable;
opportunities for growing leadership in others.
What are the core values that you would wish to share with your partner school? How might you work with them to create a set of shared values.
1115 Practical Workshop: Curriculum.
Integrating partnership working into the curriculum. Coached planning for making cross curricular links, planning enrichment activities and joint projects.
1345 Practical Workshop : Action planning.
Learn about the logistics of partnership working: communication, grant applications, visits, using ICT etc.
Create an action plan with guidance and support.
1445 Question & answer session, evaluation and feedback.
1500 End of day.
We can provide the details of schools in Kenya (local to our partner) who are looking to partner with UK schools, and assist in the process of setting up your partnership.
Additional visits to your setting to tailor planning which integrates Global Citizenship themes and your partnership into your curriculum.
Individualised training to help support you during your partnership’s journey, whatever stage you may be at.