Earlier this afternoon, the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Graham Latty, has welcomed a group of students from Xuejun High School in Hangzhou, China.… Read More Nǐhǎo, Lord Mayor?
In 2018, 100 years after the end of World War I, Dortmund has invited youth groups from all its partner cities to participate in an International Youth Summit and join the city festival DortBUNT, a colourful celebration of tolerance and diversity. … Read More Youth for Peace and Democracy
Over around four hours, schools from across the region debated Britain’s exit from the European Union, issues facing the LGTB community in Chechnya and many other important issues Europe is facing today.… Read More Guest blog: European Youth Parliament
The final visit of the ERASMUS+ funded PACE project, which looks at Partnerships in Arts and Cultural Education, took us to Espoo in Finland. Representatives from Leeds included teachers and headteachers from Beechwood Primary and Prince Henry’s Grammar School in Otley, together with an officer from the council’s Artforms service. With Finland topping the PISA rankings… Read More Lessons from Finland
As part of Leeds City Council’s ongoing PACE project, a group of teachers and headteachers from Middleton and Valley View primary schools travelled to Malmö in Sweden earlier this month together with experts in cultural education from libraries, museums and Artforms. The visit was made possible thanks to a grant from the European Commission’s ERASMUS+ funding stream. The visit included… Read More Sharing arty ideas in Malmö
Last week saw another visit of Leeds City Council’s EU-funded Erasmus+ project PACE (Partnerships in Arts and Cultural Education) go to our German partner city Dortmund. … Read More Dortmund presents an amazing offer in cultural education
Based at St. Mary’s School, Menston and supported by both the University of Leeds and Leeds Trinity University, the Bambisanani Partnership charity has gained international acclaim over the past eleven years for its work in one of South Africa’s most deprived rural areas. As a result of the Bambisanani Partnership’s pioneering work in South Africa… Read More International honour for school’s work in South Africa