Internationalisation enables schools to foster students’ learning through staff exchanges and interaction and sharing good practice. Developing educational co-operation and staff exchanges between partner schools is another strand of our Global Partnerships’ Programme. Each year, we send a staff member each to our partner schools whilst hosting their staff at Downe on a reciprocal basis. The aim is to share best practice and facilitate closer cooperation between schools to not only strengthen our teaching and learning styles but to keep it up-to-date and current educational developments around the globe.
Read about some of the past staff exchange experiences below:
In July 2018 Dr Andy Atherton travelled to Melbourne Ladies College (MLC) in Australia and in January 2019, we welcomed Lauren Maserow from MLC for a return exchange visit.Discover
As professional development opportunities go, a staff exchange with a school in Australia is an attractive proposition for anyone and Miss Kayleigh Anger, Head of Drama (Curriculum) in 2019, jumped at the chance.Discover
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