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BOTAWA is a partnership between schools in Mochudi Botswana, Moshi Tanzania and Bridgend Wales which began in 2006 as a British Council Connecting Classrooms project.

AIM

To establish a link of friendship between all partner schools, developing awareness and understanding of global issues and helping all participants become more active global citizens.

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop friendship between the young people of Tanzania, Botswana and Wales.
  • To promote an understanding of the life and the cultures of other communities by encouraging pupils to both learn about the wider world and to reflect upon their own lives.
  • To plan small-scale student-student research and information exchange projects.
  • To develop specific learning outcomes which are directly linked to the global dimension, citizenship and sustainability aspects of the curriculum.
  • To cultivate a physical exchange of teachers between the countries, which contributes to staff continuous professional development, making them better practitioners.
  • To generate active contributions from all project participants.
  • To include the whole school and the local community in order to create a sustainable partnership.
  • To enhance international co-operation and intercultural understanding.

 

 

 

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