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British Council School Ambassador Programme

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An induction presentation for the BCSAs

An induction presentation for the BCSAs

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  • 1. British Council School Ambassadors Programme
  • 2. Background
    • A large number of new schools are interested in areas that the British Council works in through its different school programmes
    • British Council can meet this increasing demand without compromising quality of support through a network of experienced & committed schools
    • Information about the innovative programmes and guidance based on personal experience can be only provided by teachers who have been on the journey themselves
  • 3. Objectives of the BCSA programme
    • To reach out to new interested schools
    • To help schools get quick and informed responses to their queries about the British Council programmes
    • To engage further in a mutually beneficial way with schools that have participated in British Council programmes
    • To create a platform for sharing of experiences and expertise
  • 4. Who is a BCSA?
    • A school with experience of one or more British Council programmes and willing to be part of the BCSA programme will be accorded the status of an ‘Ambassador School’
    • The Headteacher/ teacher/coordinator nominated by the Ambassador School will be designated as the British Council School Ambassador
    • A formal letter of agreement will be signed between the Ambassador School and the British Council
  • 5. What makes an effective BCSA?
    • Prior experience as the coordinator of at least one long-term British Council programme
    • Good communication, networking and ICT skills
    • Open mind and willingness to share ideas, experience and resources where possible
    • Complete and accurate knowledge of British Council’s school programmes and a personal conviction that bringing an international dimension in the school is important to creating future global citizens
  • 6. What’s in for the Ambassador School?
    • Recognition for its exemplary work and contribution to a British Council programme
    • A new opportunity for the professional development of its teachers
    • Profile raising
    • Priority school for new opportunities with the British Council and its partners
  • 7.
    • A new opportunity in a leadership role
    • Represent the Ambassador School and continued engagement with the British Council
    • Priority access to specific programmes and workshops
    • Potential opportunity to be nominated for international events linked to British Council programmes
    • Be part of the global network of BCSAs and access to their schools for strengthening international partnerships
    • Personal and professional recognition through an incentive programme
    What’s in for the BCSA?
  • 8.
    • The BCSA can either
      • identify new schools and brief them about British Council programmes OR
      • guide and mentor new schools identified by the British Council
    • In either case, the BCSA should encourage new schools to register on CC Online and take part in online forums and template projects
    • The incentive programme for the BCSAs will be aligned to the level of initiative, challenge and the actual number of new schools that participate in a BC programme through the BCSA
    Mechanism for the BCSA programme
  • 9.
    • Brief schools about the opportunities available through the British Council programmes
    • Provide programme specific guidance and access to resources
    • Facilitate registration of new schools on CC Online Community (CCOC)
    • Moderate discussions on forums with his/ her group of new schools
    • Ensure at least 3 new schools apply for the International School Award 2011-12
    • Provide regular feedback to the British Council and participate in the BCSA meetings twice in the year
    Deliverables of the BCSA
  • 10.
    • The BCSA will be provided a letter of introduction from the British Council along with visiting cards
    • Schools will have access to the BCSA network on Connecting Classrooms Online Community
    • BCSAs will have a dedicated zone on Connecting Classrooms site for their online activity and access to resources
    • British Council will organise two meetings a year with the BCSAs to discuss progress and plan the way forward
    Support for the BCSA
  • 11. Join CC Online Join Projects Enroll school for ISA Apply for Grant Initiate Projects Become Ambassador/s Star Ambassador Status Join CC Online Join Projects l Earn Privilege & Incentives Get Funding F2F Links Continue online Join CC Online Join CC Online Join CC Online Enroll school for ISA Enroll school for ISA Enroll school for ISA Become Ambassador/s Become Ambassador/s Become Ambassador/s Some routes to develop as the BCSA
  • 12.
    • Email us at [email_address]
    Support and Information

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