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News Archive - September 2015

Connecting with Nepalese classrooms

Posted: 21st September 2015
During the second week of term we have been playing host to five Nepalese teachers who have come to the UK to speak with our students about their life in Nepal and the effects of the recent earthquake.  The teachers were here visiting Devon and on an exchange organised by Braunton Academy with 4 other local secondary schools; Bideford College, South Molton College, Chulmleigh and Pilton. The partnership is funded by the British Council through an initiative called Connecting Classrooms which aims to allow staff and students to experience and connect with cultures and traditions from other parts of the world we live in.  The teachers provided the school with a token of love (souvenirs from Nepal) for the school as well as one for the teachers involved in the exchange.  Mr Langmead, the lead teacher in the exchange programme, took the visitors around the academy for a tour and they dropped into lessons to speak with students and see the difference between classrooms here in the UK and in Nepal...

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