World Class is a schools twinning programme from the BBC and The British Council, bringing schools from around the world into partnership with schools from across the United Kingdom. All though some of the challenges faced by teachers over the planet are the same - resources, how best to make the most of technology, approaches to education for children with different needs - some are amplified by location, and others are unique.
This series of films meets teachers and pupils from a range of schools. You'll hear lots of interesting stories - from how Bosnia is trying to bring pupils from different backgrounds back together, through to a fascinating approach to using technology to teach English in a poorer part of India.
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- To what extent is education merely a local activity? Or is it becoming globalised?
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Introducing Teachers Beyond Borders, a non-profit organisation passionate about boosting literacy and teaching... Watch now: World Class Films - Teachers Beyond Borders
World Class Films - Bosnia: Two schools under one roof Featuring: Video Copyrighted image Credit: BBC / OU
As the Bosnian government seeks to reintergrate education after the war of the 1990s, Two Schools Under One Roof is a... Watch now: World Class Films - Bosnia: Two schools under one roof
World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together Featuring: Video Copyrighted image Credit: BBC / OU
The Multikids Academy in Ghana is bringing kids with special or additional needs into mainstream education - not... Watch now: World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together
How does one school in India harness technology to teach pupils living in India’s slums? Watch now: World Class Films - India: Can computers take the teacher out of the classroom?
What happens to education when violent tribal conflicts break out in a community? A headteacher at a Kenyan secondary... Watch now: World Class Films - Kenya: Teaching after conflict
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