Bennett Memorial Diocesan School in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England formed a partnership with Mwanakianga Secondaryin Tanzania as part of the British Council's Connecting Classrooms programme. Students raised funds to visit Tanzania with their teachers, to take their learning and experiences out of the classroom. Here’s the difference an international education has made to
John Worne, Director of Corporate HQ at the British Council blogs about an exciting initiative which is providing new and innovative ways to help those who are learning English.
In the second and final blog from his week with the Active Citizens programme in Kenya, Tim Hartley explains how community football schemes in Wales are helping to inspire young volunteers in Kenya, to start similar cross-community teams and tournaments and how the aim of 'football for all' is being achieved.
In the first of two blogs, Tim Hartley writes about his week working with football coaches and community leaders from across Kenya and how the Active Citizens programme is helping to rebuild lives damaged by the inter-community and political violence of the past few years.
Maurice Macartney of the excellent The Next Village narrates an audio blog of his visit to Sudan with the British Council's Active Citizens programme in March 2011.
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