BBC World Class want Scottish schools to ‘Twin for 2012’

Pupils at William Knibb High School
Pupils at William Knibb High School
BBC World Class is an initiative bringing the benefits of international school linking to schools across the UK. Emma Till puts the call out for Scottish schools to take part in their latest major themed event…

The BBC has teamed up with the British Council to find dozens of primary and secondary schools across the UK to twin with schools all over the world and take part in a special project in the run-up to the London Olympics.

Over 800 schools have signed up already but we are looking for even more Scottish schools who are excited by the Olympics and want to link up with schools in the UK and around the world attended by World Olympic Dreams athletes. We want more schools to see for themselves how school partnerships can enrich the curriculum, motivate and broaden students’ horizons. The competition closes on 31 October so now really is the time to get involved and ‘Twin for 2012′.

Over the next two years winning schools and their partners will follow the Olympic athlete’s stories. The BBC and the British Council will support the partnerships and encourage pupils to share creative work inspired by the 2012 Olympics with the organisations’ global audiences.

Full details here on BBC scotlandlearning web site

By David Gilmour

Learning Technologist East Lothian Council