Following a successful Comenius REGIO project with partners in Northern France to develop partnerships between schools, museums and archive services to support learning about the First World War, we are hosting a free event for the region’s teachesr at the Durham Light Infantry Museum in Durham on May 20th from 1230 – 1500.
The half day event will begin with a self guided visit to museum collection, lunch and then a series of presentations about teh project, the pupils’ learning and also the new Durham at war website. The museum’s education staff will run three taster workshops featuring object handling, poetry and art and also a session investigating the life of an indicvidual soldier.
To book a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A bright and bold painting by a pupil at Hare law School in County Durham will soon be admired by visitors to the Children’s Art Gallery of Europe in Kiev in the Ukraine. Durham County Council was asked to find a suitable piece of children’s art to join the many which come from a vast array of coutries around the continent and which have been drawn together to mark Europe Day, 9th May.
Our winning pupils from the North East’s schools will travel to Strasbourg this week to take place in a day of debate with young people from 27 other member states
Learning from Renewable Energy Best practice.
The RENERGY Project
A European funded project name RENERGY which aimed to develop more efficient energy and sustainable policies at a local level has reached its final 3 year term.
Twelve partners were brought together to produce area specific Action Plans to capture best practices and transfer experiences in order to make their regions more energy efficient.
Each partner produced a short video describing the impact that RENERGY had had upon their region with Durham County Council also being responsible for developing a Model Implementation Plan that could be adopted by any region, outlining the processes for identifying and implementing suitable energy efficient measures.
See attached link to the Durham County Council video: http://youtu.be/psSi0cqVy3o
Link to RENERGY website: http://www.renergyproject.eu/
For further information on the project or for a copy of the Durham County Council Implementation Plan contact:-
Ian Bloomfield (Project Manager)
Tel: (+44) 0 3000 265536e-mail: email@example.com
Christmas in the EU
Click the link above to see how Christmas is celebrated across Europe
Rivers of the World Flyer A4
Colleagues in Gateshead are hosting free professional development sessions across the North East region to better acquaint primary staff with the new cross curricular resource materials available from British Council and which use rivers as the focus for pupil activity. The kit also provides a great tool to be employed within context of internatioanl school partnerships.