Tuesday, 13 October 2009

I attended a celebration of international education in Leeds this evening...

The reception hosted by the British Council, Leeds City Council and Education Leeds was part of a programme for Carole Sweeney, Head of International Education, Partnerships and Visits at the Joint International Unit, who was visiting Leeds, Bradford and Manchester.

The celebration started with a performance by children from Little London Community Primary School. Cllr Richard Harker introduced the evening before Carole announced the names of the 23 schools that had gained the full International Schools Award. Those attending the celebration were:
  • Blackgates Primary School;
  • Bramhope Primary School;
  • Bramley Primary School;
  • Calverley Parside Primary School;
  • Cookridge Primary School;
  • Hunslet Moor Primary School;
  • Iveson Primary School;
  • Roundhay St John's CE Primary School
  • St Anthony's Catholic Primary School;
  • Yeadon Westfield Junior School;
  • Abbey Grange CE High School;
  • Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School;
  • Brigshaw High School;
  • Guiseley School;
  • Royd's Language College;
  • St Mary's Catholic High School, Menston;
Carol also announced the names of the schools receiving commendations in the recent Link2Learn Awards. It was a great evening with colleague who share my passion for international links, global citizenship and learning from and sharing with the rest and the best in the world.

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