Don’t trip over the obstacles left by Brexit

Building partnerships with schools overseas may seem like a less attractive prospect after the UK exits the European Union, but the benefits to pupils make these continental forays worth fighting for, argues John Rutter

Magazine article image

What could be more British than a long coach trip to visit your sister school in France – or Germany, or whatever other European country the modern foreign languages department has managed to build some tenuous links with? I have fond memories of European exchange trips from my own school days, as I’m sure many teachers my age do.

Yet, the future of European school partnerships has never been so uncertain. The effects of Brexit on educational collaboration is likely to remain unclear for years to come. So as things become difficult, it seems natural to ask whether international partnerships ...

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.

Subscribe now