Global Schools Association
Linking - Globals Schools Partnerships
Linking – Global Schools Partnerships is an initiative of the Yorkshire & Humber Global Schools Association (YHGSA) that provides support to schools to develop educational equitable and sustainable partnership that embed the Global Dimension in the curriculum.
We offer the following support:
1. To Local Authorities with linking programmea, which includes training and small grants for schools
2. Advice & guidance on how and where to
We offer practical advice to schools on starting and developing a partnership.
The service maintains a database of schools and clusters in the region which have, or have had a partnership. If you have a partnership, please let us know about it.
4. Courses on different aspects of linking
from starting and maintaining links to Curriculum Development Links
• Curriculum development
• Effective partnership
See YHGSA news for up-to-date details or contact Chrissie Dell C.Dell@yorksj.ac.uk
We welcome enquiries from Local Authorities and scools.
The new Ofsted framework and Linking – global schools partnerships.
Linking – global schools partnerships have the potential to:
enrich the curriculum
develop pupils social and cultural awareness
contribute to the pupils personal achievement
make connections to the wider community
demonstrate the impact of these links through their self-evaluation consultations, and in this way celebrate the global partnership within the new Ofsted framework
use their partnership to demonstrate their provision for aspects of Every Child Matters, particularly enjoying achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being
And celebrate the link by:
researching and evaluating the effect of global school partnerships, for example, surveys or discussions with pupils and their parents about the advantages of a global dimension in the curriculum
including the outcomes in the schools' self-evaluation form (SEF) to show the impact of these links and provide the evidence to support the assertions being made