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241- ربط الفصول الدراسية: ربط الثقافات
The school partnerships and international online programmes prepare children to take their place in the 21st century. Through inclusion of an international focus, schools are able to offer pupils, a range of experiences to enhance their learning and raise awareness of their national and international identity. Connecting Classrooms is a global online programme funded by the British Council around the world many years ago. It works on three domains:(a)professional development core(2) collaborative learning core and(3)school awards core. The programme aims at developing links with schools in many countries, raising awareness of environmental issues through joint projects, promoting communication, providing staff with opportunities to compare different teaching and learning styles, and encouraging motivation through the provision of the first hand experiences of life in another country. This study aims at investigating the effectiveness of online teacher training courses on teachers' performance, exploring teachers' attitudes and beliefs towards online teaching and blended learning, measuring the students' English language performance after participating in activities about global issues and the effectiveness of implementing some activities on students 'academic achievement.Study sample will be about 30 teachers and about 300 students from an experimental language school, Egypt. The researcher will develop four tools. Recommendations will be drawn based on the study results.