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UK-German Connection Newsletter - Autumn 2017

In this edition:

  • Deadline reminder: seas and oceans youth seminar
  • Host a Teacher in 2018
  • Voyage kids: back to school special
  • Magical Christmas Trips
  • Partnerships Bursaries
  • Young Europeans Award
  • Looking ahead

Deadline reminder: seas and oceans youth seminar

Applications are still open for young people from the UK and Germany to take part in our seminar in Hamburg on 20-22 October 2017.

Activities will include an excursion to the mudflats and expert-led workshops on themes surrounding our seas and oceans.

Deadline: 7 September 2017

Seas and Oceans youth seminar

Host a Teacher in 2018

With our free and flexible programme, your school can host a teacher from Germany for two or three weeks in the spring or summer term.

"The children gained a unique perspective into a different culture and way of life."

Deadline: 21 September 2017

Host a Teacher

Voyage kids: back to school special

Start the new school year by teaching your pupils all about school life in Germany:

  • Find out: A typical school day
  • Basteln: Make a Schultüte
  • Memory game
  • 'School words' quizzes

Back to school: facts, games and puzzles!

Magical Christmas Trips

From biscuit-making to Christmas markets; give your primary pupils a taste of Germany's Christmas culture and set up a link to a German primary school.

"More pupils now want to learn German and the wider community has also gained a greater awareness." Find out what last year's schools got up to on their visit.

Deadline: 26 September 2017

Magical Christmas Trips

School Partnership Bursaries

Do you have a link with a German school?

Special partnership bursaries are available again this year for UK-German school partnership activities taking place in 2018.

Deadline: 7 November 2017

School Partnership Bursaries

Young Europeans Award

Are your pupils interested in European issues? Encourage them to enter the competition and win a trip to Warsaw!

With the UK (and UK-German Connection) as a partner for 2017-18, pupils are invited to team up with young people from Germany, Poland and France and enter with a project on the theme 'To be or not to be... a European.'

Young Europeans Award

Looking ahead

  • Plan ahead for the new school year with our calendar of opportunities

  • Vote for your favourite image in our German Pupil Course photo challenge on Instagram by the end of September

  • Funding deadline: 31 October 2017. Apply for funding for projects taking place from winter 2017.

  • Opening soon: applications for the 2017-18 FLA/ELA Ambassadors programme

Please do get in touch with us if you have any questions about any of our opportunities or would like to discuss your plans for UK-German activity.

With best wishes for a good start to the school year,

Your UK-German Connection Team

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