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The International Dimension

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Presentation by Lisa Stevens at Kingston Centre, Stafford on March 24th 2009.

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The International Dimension

  1. 1. The International Dimension Lisa Stevens March 24th 2009 Travel around the world by Harpagornis on Flickr
  2. 2. Overview International Dimension? why? ISA eTwinning comments
  3. 3. International Dimension part of Sustainable Schools National Framework ‘By 2020 the Government would like all schools to be models of good global citizenship, enriching their educational mission with activities that improve the lives of people living in other parts of the world.’ part of so many agendas - ECM, Community Cohesion, KS2 MFL Strategy
  4. 4. Why? more to it than just ticking boxes... but it does tick boxes! celebrates cultures values diversity widens focus excites and enthuses
  5. 5. ISA ‘It is an accreditation scheme for curriculum-based international work in schools. It is open to all UK schools and is free of charge.’ Foundation Intermediate Full
  6. 6. ‘International activity’ ‘An international activity is a class-based activity, which can last for any duration, and should bring an international dimension to teaching and learning.’
  7. 7. Whitehouse Common
  8. 8. More ideas... Red Nose Day International Art Week Imagiverse -
  9. 9. and more.. EDL theme weeks involve community invite parents
  10. 10. Lisa Stevens lisibo@me.com http://lisibo.blogspot.com

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