Connecting Classrooms is a school partnership project. It connects groups or clusters of schools between Middle East and North Africa and the UK to strengthen cultural exchange and build an international dimension into education. Connecting Classrooms provides a rich platform for teachers and students to better understand each other’s societies and cultures and prepare them more effectively for life and work in today’s inter-connected world.
This project has three 'strands' they are
New LEAs have joined the group of school involved with the Connecting Classrooms project in Morocco.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the British Council and the Ministry for Education on Friday May 27th 2011. This marks a serious achievement by the British Council because they have the backing of the Moroccan governement with their scheme. For more information about this event visit marocjournal.ma for their article on the signing and what it means to the Ministry of Education.
Within the context of the Connecting Classrooms Project, Morocco has recently established a new partnership with Camden local authority in the UK. Three Camden teachers, representatives of Gospel Oak Primary and Beckford Primary schools in Camden were hosted by two link schools, namely Ibn Al Khatib School (public/state school) and Bennis School (private school) in Kénitra, Morocco.