What was Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning?

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Understanding – and taking action on – the big issues that shape our world has never been more important.

Issues like health and well-being, climate change, gender equality, equity and inclusion and how to live sustainably affect – and connect – us all; wherever and whoever we are.

From 2019 – 2021, the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme supported schools across the globe to collaborate on and learn about these big issues.

Through a combination of fully-funded professional learning; and funding, expert support & resources for local & global school partnerships, it enabled teachers and students to enhance and develop the confidence, skills, knowledge, values and attitudes they need to thrive in an increasingly interconnected world – and create positive change as part of a whole-setting approach to Learning for Sustainability and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme has now come to an end and you can read a comprehensive impact report here. Find out more about what the programme offered by visiting the Scotland-specific CCGL website.

What did it offer?

There were a host of learning opportunities and support on offer through the Connecting Classrooms programme. Whether you wanted to collaborate with other schools locally and internationally, or you’re looking for personal development opportunities, you could tailor your journey to suit your needs and priorities, thanks to the programme’s flexible range of elements.

Co-funded by the British Council and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, the programme offered:

Want to know more? Go to How to take part