MILL EXHIBITION CALL OUT: INK, PRESS, GO!

2 February to 11 March 2017

So here's a CALL-OUT to local printmakers to submit work(s)...

Walthamstow has a long history of printmaking. The exhibition will explore the amazing work people in the local area are already doing using printmaking techniques and wants to encourage those who haven’t had a go at it yet, to get their hands dirty.

We are looking for work made in any technique: etching, screen-print, woodcut, monoprint, mezzotint, photography (as long as you have developed it yourself), you name it.

artworks@themill-coppermill.org

The Mill

7-11 Coppermill Lane

Walthamstow

London

E17

artworks@themill-coppermill.org

HAND- IN DATES: 18 – 22 JANUARY 2017

 

THE OPEN PORTFOLIO 2017

Whether your passion is landscape, portrait, documentary/street or something entirely unique, TeraBella Media is inviting all photographers to send images that best represent their own personal style. The subject matter is open for each photographer. Image files may be in black and white and/or colour. Participants may submit up to eight images that are most characteristic of their individual photographic approach.

http://terabellamedia.com/photo-contest/

DEADLINE 18 JANUARY 2017

 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY FUND (LONDON)                         

The School Holiday Activity Fund has grants available to help charities and state schools deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays in North West London. This includes all half-term breaks, Easter, Christmas and the summer holiday. The Fund will pay for the running costs of holiday programmes that provide young people with activities in supportive and accessible environments. Up to £5,000 is available for activities such as:

Holiday drop-in activities

Arts activities

Sports projects

Family activities

Trips out of London

Camping trips.

 

Deadlines

February half term – 18 January 2017

Easter – four weeks before Easter Monday 2017

May half-term – 25 April 2017

http://jlc.london/grants/which-grant-fund-should-i-apply-to/school-holiday-activity-fund

DEADLINE 18 JANUARY 2017

 

THE FREDERICK SODDY TRUST

Grants of between £500 and £2,000 are available to schools or universities, or from institutions such as scout groups to support expeditions that study "the whole life of an area" with a major emphasis on current human geography. than two, though on occasions the Trustees have supported a team of two.

Two rounds a year. Deadlines 18 January and 18 September. http://www.soddy.org/expeditions.htm

DEADLINE 18 JANUARY 2017

 

THE NATIONAL MEMORY DAY CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION

The National Memory Day Creative Writing Competition invites entries from people of any age writing in English. We are looking for your poems and short stories, which evoke our theme of MEMORIES. Max 100 lines for a poem. Max 1500 words for your short story. All entries should include a completed cover sheet and should not have been published in print or online previously. Entries will be judged by leading writers, poets, professionals and a panel of young people. The categories for entry are: Best Poem Award – Prize £4000 Best Short Story Award, Prize £4000, Plymouth University Best Young Writer aged 15 -18 Award – Prize £2000,Best Primary Carer Voice Award – Prize £2000 The winners in each category will be announced at the National Memory Day celebrations on 18 May 2017

http://www.nationalmemoryday.org.uk

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

LOST HORSE PRESS “NASTY WOMEN” ANTHOLOGY

Lost Horse Press, a well-established independent poetry press, seeks submissions for an anthology on the theme of "Nasty Women". Editors say, "We are seeking poems from women who proudly celebrate their own nastiness and that of other women who have served as nasty role models. We want poems by and about women defying limitations and lady-like expectations; women refusing to be 'nice girls'; women embracing their inner bitch when the situation demands it; women being formidable and funny; women speaking to power and singing for the good of their souls; women being strong, sexy, strident, super-smart and stupendous; women who want to encourage little girls to keep dreaming. If you are a woman who refuses to submit, we want to read your submission." Enter by mail only. Previously published work is eligible if you own the rights. Contributors will receive a copy of the anthology.

http://www.losthorsepress.org/call-for-submissions-2/

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

RADAR – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS/PHOTOGRAPHER

RADAR is an open call for artists/photographers that want to establish collaborations in Spain.

 

A jury composed of 8 professional galleries interested in discovering new projects to be exhibited will review all the applications. Each of the 8 galleries, located in the most important Spanish areas for contemporary art, will choose one artist to realize a solo event that can be a prelude to a long-lasting collaboration. All the events will be held in the 2017-2018 exhibition season.

 

Spanish and international artists with no restrictions on country of residence, age, thinking, technique or any other factor can apply.

http://www.convocatoriaradar.es/2016/

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

EAGLE FEST 2017 PHOTO CONTEST

All Photos submitted will be included in photo/art exhibit at the event as well as used in future promotions for Eagles Fest. All photos must have been taken within the last three years. The photo subject must be relevant to one of the following contest categories:

 

Eagles and other Birds of Prey

Birds (All other categories except Birds of Prey)

Other Wildlife and Nature scenes

http://www.visitrainscounty.com/eagle-fest-2017

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

LONDON BENGALI FILM FESTIVAL

You can submit your films in two different ways. The FilmFreeway option allows you to submit up until the late deadline which is the 31st of January 2017 and the traditional method only allows you to submit until the 20th of January 2017.

 

1. Film Freeway -

You can use Film Freeway to submit your film - Just click on the link below

OR

2. Traditional Method - Currently only accepting the normal deadline (20th Jan 2017)

Submission form and payment - You can download the submission form and make an online payment via Paypal.

http://lbff.co.uk/submissions.html

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

THE EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has grants of up to £50,000 available to fund the development and evaluation of projects that seek to improve the educational attainment of children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

 

The Foundation will fund projects for the benefit of pupils and schools in England, including early years settings and colleges. Applications are accepted from mainstream primary and secondary schools, charities, local authorities, academy chains, universities, social enterprises and community interest companies.

 

During this funding round the Foundation is particularly interested in:

 

Evidence-based ideas that focus on interventions aimed at improving literacy outcomes in primary school children, which could be tested in schools in the North East

Subject-specific teaching and attainment in secondary schools

Interventions that aim to improve how teachers mark pupils’ work.

EEF do not fund projects in one or very small numbers of schools/settings. Their smallest projects have been in 3-4 schools, but are typically in more than 20, and often over 50, institutions.

https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/apply-for-funding/

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

SPONSOR CAPACITY FUND

Through the fund academy trusts or multi-academy trusts that need additional funding to take on schools can apply for funding of between usually £50,000 and £100,000. The funding can be used to set up or expand the academy trust and its organisational structures, pay for IT infrastructure related to setting up the academy trust, to develop and prepare the leadership team, to employ staff, to bring in additional education experts and to provide accountancy, finance, business management of HR advice. Funding cannot be used to pay for the running costs of schools in or joining the academy trust.

 

To be eligible for funding, the academy trust or multi-academy trust (MAT) must be:

 

An approved academy sponsor (or is in the process of becoming one)

Have a strong track record of improving

Intends to take on at least 1 school in need of support in the coming 12 months.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/sponsor-capacity-fund

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

NEW CULTURAL PROTECTION FUND

The British Council has launched a new fund to protect cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries.

 

Applications for both Small Grants (grants less than 100,000) and Large Grants (grants over 100,000) are now being accepted in this, the initial round of funding. The Fund is designed with UK organisations in mind, but any organisation is eligible to apply.  Organisations must be working with local partner organisations in one or more of the Fund’s current target countries within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, specifically:

Afghanistan

Egypt

Jordan

Lebanon

Libya

Iraq

Palestinian Territories

Sudan

Syria

Tunisia

Turkey

Yemen

 

There is a two-stage application process, with applicants being asked to complete an Expression, before being invited to complete an Application Form. It will be possible to apply for multi-year grants, and the maximum for any such application will be £3m. The maximum for a single-year application will be £500,000.

https://www.britishcouncil.org/arts/about/cultural-protection-fund-2016-2020

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

QUAKER HOUSING TRUST

The Quaker Housing Trust provides grants and interest free loans to housing projects that cater for people with a wide range of needs, including:

 

Homes for people making the transition from care or supported schemes into independent living

Family housing in urban areas and small developments enabling people to stay in their rural community

Safe homes for refugees, migrants and vulnerable young people who are parents; etc.

Funding is available for:

Converting, renovating or refurbishing property

Building new housing, buying property and/or land

Expanding an existing housing project

Making a housing project ‘greener etc.

Deadlines

20 January 2017, 24 March 2017, 1 September 2017, 20 October 2017

http://www.qht.org.uk/

DEADLINE 20 JANUARY 2017

 

BLOOMBERG NEW CONTEMPORARIES

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 is open for applications. Applications are welcome from final year undergraduates and current postgraduates studying Fine Art at UK art colleges, as well as those who graduated in 2016. Individual artists or collaborative groups can apply. Following two selection rounds, participants will be announced in Spring 2017 with the resulting national touring exhibition opening in the Autumn. There is an application fee of £25.

http://www.newcontemporaries.org.uk/about/submissions

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | FIRST BITE FESTIVAL 2017

Contact Kaya Stanley-Money kaya@chinaplatetheatre.com

Applications are now open for China Plate's eclectic festival of scratch performance - FIRST BITE 2017. Teaming up with key Midlands partners; Mac Birmingham, In Good Company and Warwick Arts Centre. FIRST BITE will take place across three events in 2017 at Attenborough Arts Centre (Leicester), Derby Theatre and Mac Birmingham.

 

Three of the pieces seen across the festival events will be commissioned by our festival partners, receive financial support and mentoring from China Plate leading up to guaranteed slots at Bite Size Festival at Warwick Arts Centre in October 2017.

http://chinaplatetheatre.com/first-bite-bite-size

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

HOSPITALFIELD RESIDENCIES

Hospitalfield invites applications for its Summer and Autumn residencies. Selected artists receive a £1000 research and development bursary.  The residencies also provides full board catering. The Residency Programme at Hospitalfield provides opportunities for visual artists and other cultural practitioners to focus on the development of a specific idea, project or the development of new work. Participants in the programme live and work in the house, studios, gardens and courtyards of the estate in the small fishing town of Arbroath, Scotland.

http://hospitalfield.org.uk/residencies/opportunities/

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

BLACK AND WHITE

The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers worldwide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.).

 

BLACK AND WHITE: Despite the focus on colour images in today’s media, in the world of photography Black and White will always have a place. This call is homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty were expressed in shades of Black and White. No matter if your original image was shot with tri x or with a digital SLR, if the end product is a terrific Black and White, it fits the call. Sepia will be accepted.

http://www.nyc4pa.com/trees-2016

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

“WE LOVE THE COAST” PHOTO CONTEST

Creative professional and amateur photographers from around the world are invited to enter the inaugural Alverton Penzance Photographic Competition entitled “We Love the Coast 2017.” This contest will be hosted by the prestigious Alverton Gallery, Penzance, Cornwall UK, located in the heart of “Poldark Country” and Cornwall’s world-famous art scene. Like many competitions of its kind there are cash prizes for the best three winning images and certificates for the top ten, but in addition the Alverton Gallery will frame and display for a period of thirty days, at no cost to the photographer, the best ten images of the competition within the gallery’s exhibition space as well as displaying the images on the gallery’s website and social media.

http://www.thealvertongallery.co.uk/

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

SUEZ COMMUNITIES TRUST

The Suez Communities Trust provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to improve amenities that are available for leisure and recreation use by the general public. This could include:

 

Community cafes

Theatres

Play areas

Skate parks

Youth centres; etc.

Deadlines 23 January 2017, 24 April 2017, 24 July 2017

http://www.suezcommunitiestrust.org.uk

DEADLINE 23 JANUARY 2017

 

5-7-5 POETRY CONTEST

A 5-7-5 follows the structure of a Haiku but without any limitation to the topic. While a Senryu, is primarily concerned with human nature. A Haiku, primarily concerned with physical nature. A 5-7-5 poem is a free form with the only limitation being the syllable count.

 

So have fun with the 5-7-5 poetry type. But it must follow the proper syllable count. A 5-7-5 poem has three lines. The first line has 5 syllables. The second line has 7 syllables. The third line has 5 syllables again.

 

Example

Don't eat yellow snow (5 syllables)

It's not healthy as you know (7 syllables)

Besides, it tastes bad! (5 syllables)

- written by starkat

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize.

http://www.fanstory.com/contestdetails.jsp?id=103607

DEADLINE 24 JANUARY 2017

 

LAB.7 ART CONTEST

The contest Malamegi LAB.7 is managed in all its parts by the creative workshop Malamegi Lab and by the Association Aps Moho, under a mandate of the Malamegi company.to whom is the contest addressed? The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc. from all over the world. The contest is aimed at promoting the artists participating in it, giving them the opportunity to become involved effectively in the market of art and decoration.

 

The artists are free to interpret personally the competition through their own sensitivity. The theme is free. Winning artists will be contacted directly by Malamegi Lab for all appropriate arrangements once the selections have been concluded.

http://lab.malamegi.com/art_contest_en.html

DEADLINE 25 JANUARY 2017               

 

LANDSCAPES 2017 PHOTO CONTEST

The Immersion Weekends include a Lively Public Reception followed by a dinner on the town, a Private Portfolio Review with the Juror and one with the Executive Director, Artist Group Lunch and a Portfolio Share with Professional Development Discussion. ABOUT THE CENTER FOR FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY.  The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals.

http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/landscapes-2017/

DEADLINE 25 JANUARY 2017

 

THE CHOICE AWARDS

The Choice Awards recognise outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter. The Awards are divided into four categories: Curator’s Choice, Editor’s Choice, Director’s Choice and Exhibitor’s Choice. Winners receive recognition via exhibition, publication, portfolio reviews and more. The Choice Award winners are invited to participate in an exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico during Review Santa Fe.

http://visitcenter.org/call-for-entries/

DEADLINE 26 JANUARY 2017

 

GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCH FUND LAUNCHED

Universities are invited to apply for funding for research programmes that will benefit people’s health in low and middle income countries.

 

The UK Government’s new £60m fund is particularly keen to see proposals in areas currently under-researched. These include:

Non-communicable diseases

Mental health

Tobacco control

Road safety

Surgery, and health

Applied social or economic research.

The funding is available for successful universities looking to expand their existing global health work, or for new entrants to the field.

 

Applications are invited for 2 schemes:

 

NIHR global health research units: Universities and research institutes with an existing track record of internationally recognised research who wish to consolidate and expand this work.

 

NIHR global health research groups: existing specialist academic groups who wish to expand into the field of global health, especially in areas where there is a shortage of research.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-60-million-call-for-global-health-research

DEADLINE 26 JANUARY 2017

 

OPEN CALL | INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL 2017,

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH

Contact Andy Currums iyafkingston@gmail.com

Applications are now open for International Youth Arts Festival 2017. Now in its 9th year IYAF Kingston will take over the town once again this summer from the 7th - 16th July 2017 showcasing the very best of youth arts.

 

Theatre, music, dance, film, comedy, circus, cabaret, visual arts and other art forms will be celebrated for the 10 days of the festival by emerging young artists from all over the world. In 2016 there were more than 3,000 participants in 200 events over 10 days across 20 venues in Kingston upon Thames.

 

Applications are open to any arts projects involving young people (5yrs - 26yrs). These projects may involve young people as performers, creators and artists or as producers and event managers. All art forms (theatre, music, dance, comedy, circus, visual arts, traditional cultural activity and new and emerging work and art forms) are eligible. Works by adults specifically targeted at young audiences are also welcomed for consideration.

 

IYAF Application Guidelines

The Festival Director will programme successful applicants into appropriate venues in Kingston upon Thames using the information provided in the application form. Please be as clear and precise as possible with your preferred dates, venue size and running time.

 

Provide as much supporting evidence as possible with your application in order to have the best chance of successful application. Even if the submission is a new piece of work please provide evidence of past projects and work. The International Youth Arts Festival prides itself on a high quality threshold and therefore needs to feel confident in the quality of work it is programming.

 

 IYAF Registration Key Information

One off registration payment £120

50/50 box office split.

All participants receive an IYAF Wristband (Festival Pass) entitling them to stand by comps to every show at the festival.

To submit a project, visit www.iyafestival.org.uk

DEADLINE 27 JANUARY 2017

 

MCKINNEY INTERNATIONAL ART AND DESIGN RESIDENCY

The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency is open to artists at all levels of their career whose primary country of residency is outside of the United States. Applicants should be actively engaged in contemporary artistic practice and show evidence of a national or international exhibition record. Applications from practitioners of studio disciplines, as well as criticism, are welcome. Studio space, lodging and a $4,000 USD honorarium will be provided for each position. The program will reimburse travel up to $2000.

https://indiana.slideroom.com/#/login/program/33959

DEADLINE 27 JANUARY 2017

 

GROUNDWORK RESIDENCY

Groundwork is looking for two (inter)national Site Artists, and one Milton Keynes associated Citation Artist to participate in Groundwork 2017. Site Artists adopt the position of artist-in-research to consider ways of responding to the location, context, history and geography of Milton Keynes through the lens of their own performative and arts practices. Site Artists are invited to spend 10 days undertaking a research-intensive residency, which offers time and space to explore how the people of Milton Keynes live, work and play. Each appointed Site Artist will receive remuneration at a rate of £2050 for the residency period, with additional travel, accommodation and per diems to be provided.

 

Citation Artists adopt the position of artist-in-research to consider ways of capturing the creative experience of the appointed Site Artists’ time at Milton Keynes Arts Centre; reflecting on how these documentary materials can be re-presented or performed. The Citation Artist will receive a fee of £1500.

https://groundworkmk.com/apply/

DEADLINE 27 JANUARY 2017

 

FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR ART AND THEORY

Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen invites visual and media artists, art critics, theorists, and curators to apply for a fellowship in 2017–2018. Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, located in Innsbruck, Austria, is a post-graduate centre for production, research, exchange in the fields of visual arts and art theory. Within the framework of the Fellowship Program for Art and Theory, the Künstlerhaus provides a platform that facilitates the development and production of artistic and art-theoretical projects in a critical context.

 

Fellows come to Büchsenhausen for one or two semesters to work on realizing their proposed undertaking, and accompany this process with public events. For this purpose, Büchsenhausen assign an award of EUR 3,200 and provide a production budget, working spaces, free lodging, and artistic and technical advice.

http://www.buchsenhausen.at/en/fellowship-program/application/

DEADLINE 27 JANUARY 2017

 

NIKON PHOTO CONTEST 2016-2017

The Nikon Photo Contest has been one of the world’s largest global photo contests since it was first held in 1969. The objective behind the Contest is to nurture an aspirational community that supports photographers and filmmakers who wish to share important stories and influence the way people think through images.

http://www.nikon-photocontest.com/en/

DEADLINE 27 JANUART 2017

 

URBAN COMMUNITY ENERGY FUND                     

Grants of up to £20,000. The funding is available for the early stages of a project. This can include public consultations and preliminary viability studies, etc. The Urban Energy Community Fund will also provide loans of up to £130,000 to develop planning applications and a robust business case to attract further investment. This will help projects become ‘investment ready', to secure a bank loan or another form of investment.

 

The type of organisations that can apply include:

Registered Companies (including CICs)

Charitable Incorporated Organisations

Registered Societies (formerly known as IPS)

Parish and Town Councils; etc.

Local Authorities, businesses and Housing Associations can apply in partnership with the local community.

Deadlines 2016 are the last Friday of every other month – January, March, May, July, September and November

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/urban-community-energy-fund

DEADLINE 27 JANUARY 

 

NEWBIE WRITING CONTEST

We challenge you to write a story that starts with this sentence: "Hell found me."

 

Your story must start with the sentence above. Fiction and non-fiction welcomed. Do not add to the sentence. You have the option to put it in quotes (for dialogue) and to change the punctuation at the end. But do not add to the sentence or change it in any other way.

Example:

"Hell found me!" screamed John. "The dialogue or story can continue..."

 

The story can be about anything but must start with the sentence above. Creative approaches are welcomed.

 

The purpose of this contest is to welcome new writers to the site. Entries accepted by new writers to the site only. Writers are welcomed to write other stories on the site (outside of the contest) to gain experience first.

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize.

http://www.fanstory.com/contestdetails.jsp?id=103548

DEADLINE 28 JANUARY 2017

 

NEW TALENTS 2017

Belgrade Photo Month – Photography Festival to be held during April 2017 (Second edition). Photography exhibitions, lectures, workshops, portfolio reviews etc. The festival will take place in various venues around Belgrade, New Belgrade & Zemun in Serbia.

 

The exhibition is open to anyone of any nationality, professional or amateur who is the age of up to 25. However, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organisation or its agent, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the exhibition rules and conditions. There are no restrictions as to subject matter except as outlined in the rules and definitions of specific sections, or specified by the laws of the country where the exhibition is held.

http://www.belgradephotomonth.org/en/open-call-2017/

DEADLINE 29 JANUARY 2017

 

“ABSURD” PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Basic digital processing (white balance, exposure, levels, contrast, saturation, focus, vignetting elimination) and cleaning of particles and moderate cuts be accepted. Image modifications or part/s of it, that would make the photography to reflect a different reality to the photographed not be accepted.

 

The authors of the photographs they reach the final stage of the discussions may be asked, if necessary, by any means, explanations about the image that the jury deems appropriate, including the RAW files.

 

Works featuring any over-texts, watermarks or any frame or indication of the author’s identity (in the photograph, title or description) will not be eligible for a prize. The jury will reject any photograph that fails to comply with these rules.

https://fomunity.com/contest/50

DEADLINE 30 JANUARY 2017

 

215. THE STREET PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK

WE ARE LOOKING FOR 30 WORLDWIDE STREET PHOTOGRAPHERS

TO REALIZE A NEW PRINTED BOOK DISTRIBUTED WORLDWIDE THROUGH BLURB!!!

PAY NOW AND YOU CAN SUBMIT UP TO 5 PICTURES!!!

FEE: €5 includes a portfolio review of the pictures submitted

DEADLINE: 2017 JANUARY, 30TH

THE WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FIRST DAYS OF FEBRUARY 2017

After the payment, you can submit up to 5 pictures sending them to alex@alexcoghe.com

 

Any photographer can submit just once.

SPECIFICATIONS SUBMISSIONS:

UP TO 5 PICTURES;

PICTURES NEED TO BE IN A GOOD RESOLUTION FOR PRINT: MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS FROM YOUR CAMERA, 300 DPI;

YOU CAN USE WETRANSFER OR DROPBOX;

http://www.alexcoghe.com/the-street-photographer-book-2-submit-your-work/

DEADLINE 30 JANUARY 2017               

 

CONNECTING CLASSROOMS FUND

Grants of £3,000 are available to enable teachers who have completed the British Council’s ‘Teaching Core Skills’ training programme to visit a partner schools overseas. Each visit will involve participating in an event, arranged in country by the British Council. The events will bring together schools from the UK, their partners and other local schools to share experiences and good practice of implementing core skills within the curriculum.

 

Schools participating in the connecting classrooms programme will have to work with schools based in one of the following countries:

Bangladesh

Nepal

India

Sri Lanka

Pakistan

Indonesia

Malaysia

Myanmar

Thailand

Philippines

Vietnam

Middle East & North Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa.

To be eligible to apply, the UK will have identified a partner school in one of these countries.

DEADLINES

30 January 2017

13 March 2017

22 May 2017

17 July 2017

18 September 2017

20 November 2017

https://schoolsonline.britishcouncil.org/about-schools-online/about-programmes/connecting-classrooms/apply

DEADLINE 30 JANUARY 2017

 

THE ROYAL SOCIETY PARTNERSHIP GRANT SCHEME

Through the scheme grants of up to £3,000 are available for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) projects run at a primary or secondary school or college in partnership with a professional scientist or engineer. The aim is to make the teaching of science more interesting within primary and secondary schools. The Partnership grants scheme forms partnerships to allow teachers to increase their scientific knowledge and to give scientists and engineers the chance to develop their communication skills and engage with enquiring young minds. Any UK primary or secondary school teacher or practicing scientist/engineer can apply as long as the students involved in the project are between 5 and 18.

https://royalsociety.org/grants-schemes-awards/grants/partnership-grants/

DEADLINE 30 JANUARY 2017

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