CONNECT supports schools in collaborating globally to broaden pupil’s horizons, develop their active global citizenship skills, deliver an inclusive, anti-racist, rich and relevant curriculum and embed teaching and learning practices that respond to the needs of our diverse communities. 

CONNECT is a partnership of local authorities and schools and is the only organisation of its kind nationally.  It provides on-going specialist support enabling schools to gain access to and the maximum benefit from international funding, training and curriculum development opportunities. The network has close links with the British council, DfID and a range of global learning  and Development Education organisations.


Membership is open to Nursery, Primary, Secondary, Special schools and Colleges


CONNECT provides in depth on-line and face to face support and guidance for its member schools in applying for funded international programmes and projects.  If you would like to join CONNECT and benefit from this please contact CONNECT office, tel: 020 8359 7780 / 7798

Comments extracted from Survey Monkey re CONNECT service and support:

  • 'I'm really impressed with the level of support available'

  • 'You are doing a brilliant job - keep it up and thank you!'

  • 'CONNECT training sessions are always very well organised, informative and inspiring'

  • Sessions are always very useful, not only in content but by offering an opportunity to network and share experiences with others'

*** Congratulations to this year's CONNECT FULLY ACCREDITED ISA Award winners***

 Greenleaf Primary - Waltham Forest, Whitefield School - Waltham Forest

To see the full ISA CONNECT schools past and present, go to 'member schools list' button

Connect - The Network for Global Learning in Education,  

Barnet Education and Learning Services (BELS), 2 Bristol Avenue Colindale, London, NW9 4EW


      0208 374 9211 - Anne Roots  and  020 8359 7780  - Des Georgiou