Opportunities database

Looking for an at-a-glance overview? Have a look at our calendar of opportunities for an annual overview of programmes, events and funding deadlines.

Host a Teacher from Germany

Bring German culture into your classroom! Host a German teacher for one, two or three weeks during the upcoming academic year, at no cost.

http://ukgermanconnection.org/parents-professionals/programmes/host-a-teacher-from-germany/

Application deadlines:

  • 12 July 2019 for schools wishing to host in the autumn term 2019,
  • 20 September 2019 for schools wishing to host in the spring and/or summer term 2020.
  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Flexible funding scheme

This special flexible funding scheme is designed to bring young people of the UK and Germany together to facilitate an exchange of ideas, joint learning and open discussions on special topics and current issues. Projects can be virtual or include mobility.

Themes currently available under the flexible funding scheme:
World War I
Our future in Europe – maintaining the UK-German connection (NEW)

http://ukgermanconnection.org/parents-professionals/funding/project-fund/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Instant Impact

The Instant Impact grant is available for group taster trips and visits to Germany for young people.

http://ukgermanconnection.org/parents-professionals/funding/instant-impact/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Partnership Visit Fund

The Partnership Visit Fund provides financial support for teachers who wish to visit their partner school and plan activities between their young people.

http://ukgermanconnection.org/parents-professionals/funding/partnership-visit-fund/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Europass

Europass helps individuals highlight their abilities in an effective way. It promotes the mobility of individuals throughout Europe by removing barriers to working, studying or training in Europe. It is free and enables people to present their competences, skills and qualifications in a clear way.

http://www.ecctis.co.uk/europass/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Youthbridge

Youthbridge is a charitable initiative of the British-German Association to provide support for making German learning in UK schools more relevant, interesting and fun, and to foster bilateral communication.

https://www.britishgermanassociation.org/what-is-youthbridge/

 

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

eTwinning

eTwinning is the European Union’s eLearning platform which enables schools to get together virtually with partner schools in other European countries to carry out joint projects, exchange information and share learning materials.

http://www.etwinning.net/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

British Council Schools Online

The British Council website ‘Schools Online’ provides an interactive partner-finding database to link schools and colleges worldwide, as well as advice and guidance on joint projects, funding and programmes.

Please note: This website was formerly known as ‘Global Gateway’. If you have previously registered with Global Gateway, you can use your existing log-in details.

http://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Eurodesk

Eurodesk is a Europe-wide network of organisations giving young people access to information on opportunities to work, study, travel and volunteer abroad, as well as European funding.

http://www.eurodesk.org.uk/

  • Open to applicants from:
  • All UK

Mission Berlin – Learn German with crime stories

Mission Berlin is a interactive radio production that can help you learn German in a fun way and gain some insight into the culture of Germany. It offers extensive audio, print and internet material.

http://www.dw.de/learn-german/mission-europe/s-9831