How does a One-to-one Partnership work?
The one-to-one partnership route offers the following support:
- Help to find an international partner school if you don’t already have one
- Up to 3 hours of free support from your local expert advisor
- Access to a wealth of free resources
- Up to £3,000 of funding for reciprocal visits to your international partner school (once circumstances permit)
- Access to a range of free professional learning opportunities at any time during your project
- Automatic accreditation through the International School Award
Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you need any additional advice or support.
Why not upgrade your one-to-one partnership to a cluster partnership? Clusters can access more free support from your local advisor and funding to support your project work, as well as travel costs. Find out more on the Cluster Partnerships page
Start your journey…
Step 1: Read the Teacher Handbook to find out more about your preferred route
Step 2: Find an international partner school (if you don’t already have one)
Ensure that they’re from the list of eligible countries below.
Step 3: Complete your individual school self-evaluation form
Step 5: Submit your funding application through the British Council’s online system
Don’t worry about missing a funding deadline – applications will be assessed every quarter until December 2020. The next deadline is June 15th 2020.
The grant of up to £3,000 contributes to the cost of one teacher from the UK travelling to visit the international partner and one teacher from the partner school travelling to the UK.
Step 6: A decision is made on your application by the British Council
Step 7: You receive feedback on your application from the British Council
Step 8: You take action based on the outcome of your funding application
If you’re successful, then you’ll get 80% of your funding upfront and your project can get going! Click on the links below to access resources to help you.
If you’re unsuccessful, then you’re eligible for a further 1.5 hours of support from your local advisor to look at your application and help you reapply if you want. Regardless of the outcome, however, you’re still eligible to take part in our FREE professional learning opportunities
Step 9: Submit your final project report
Once it’s been checked over by the British Council, and if everything looks ok, you’ll receive the final 20% of your funding.
Step 10: Receive your International School Award
You’ll receive the relevant level of the International School Award to recognise and highlight your achievements.