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Washington DC Students Support Students in Tanzania Through Global Classroom Initiative


February 3, 2014 - WASHINGTON, DC

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - February 03, 2014) - Between February 1 and February 9, six students from the British School of Washington will embark on an amazing journey to Tanzania where they will work directly with the Huruma Orphanage and the Maua School in addition to having opportunities to experience the Global Classroom, a Nord Anglia Education initiative. British School of Washington students will be joined by more than 100 students from Nord Anglia Education Schools around the world.

Nord Anglia Education, parent company of the British School of Washington and 26 other schools globally, developed the Global Classroom to provide opportunities for students in its schools to come together, explore global issues and provide much needed help and support to communities; creating a learning experience for everyone involved.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of activities, both in the local community and in the Global Classroom camp. They will have a three-day expedition to the Ngorongoro Crater; they will spend two days teaching at the Maua School and renovating the Huruma Orphanage. They will learn about broader issues such as the local environment and the history of slavery where relevant and finally, celebrate their diverse cultures with an International Day before heading back to Washington, DC. When they return, students will be required to share their experiences with their school and the Nord Anglia Education Global Classroom. Experiences like this enhances the education students receive at the British School of Washington and ensures that all of its students understand the global environment they will be facing upon graduation. To that end, Nord Anglia happily underwrites the primary costs of these trips, and the students participate in fundraising activities to assist with the overall cost. 

About the British School of Washington:

The British School of Washington is a co-educational college preparatory day school offering an international education for children from Nursery through 12th grade. The School offers the International Primary Curriculum, the International Middle Years Curriculum, the IGSCE, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at each level of learning. The school has more than 425 students and boasts a diverse international community, with students from more than 40 countries. British School of Washington is part of Nord Anglia Education, the world's leading premium school organization. Founded in 1972, the Nord Anglia Education family of 27 schools extends to 11 countries, providing opportunities for students to collaborate with their peers around the world. (Find out more at www.nordanglia.com

Contact information

For more information call the Admissions Office at 202-829-3700,
email admissionsbsw@wclschools.org
or check out the school's website at www.britishschoolofwashington.org

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