Chinese New Year – Video Conference
London Grid for Learning, working in partnership with Redbridge LA, will be
hosting a videoconference for both primary and secondary schools to celebrate
the Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger) on 8th February 2010 live from
the Redbridge Teachers’ Centre.
Grid for Learning is preparing to link up schools across London,
United Kingdom and China
– live - using videoconferencing systems.
event will exhibit the highlights of the contributions and achievements made by
schools in Redbridge about Chinese culture in the local and national community
from KS1 – KS4.
allow students to have the opportunity, through technology, to develop their
speaking, listening and presenting skills as well as expanding their capacity
to reflect on and aspire to the acquisition of the attributes that are fitting
for a global citizen in the 21st Century.
The programme will
discussion – pupils will pose questions to the Chinese presenter and London born actress – `Angela
May` (there will be a focus on encouraging pupils’ to engage and
communicate effectively with the presenter).
from individual schools in China
- Thai Chi and
for pupils and teachers to discover more about Chinese culture in their
Schools do not need Video
Conferencing equipment to participate, just their internet connection. We will be streaming the
event live with an online forum to allow pupils to interact with the
For more information click here.
Please register for this