Contact Iain at World Class Citizens Ltd

Iain is based in Gloucestershire and can travel to neighbouring counties to provide face-to-face support, classroom lessons, professional development and courses. Iain can also provide telephone or video conferencing advice to teachers. Contact Iain at 07808150607  or send an e-mail to 

World Class Citizens Ltd

Iain Baird at World Class Citizens Ltd can provide support for schools and colleges that are seeking to introduce or extend global education into the curriculum that is offered to pupils and/or students. Iain Baird is an experienced global education teacher and can help schools establish international partnerships that will enhance the experiences of their pupils and/or students. Read more about his qualifications and experience. Iain Baird

Global Education News and Information 

Turing Scheme to support study visits abroad

The government has allocated £100 million to support their new international visit study scheme to replace Eramus Plus. Information about the scheme can be accessed at by Turing Scheme. The first date for submitting applications for funding will be in March. 

Funding for Global School Partnerships

Connecting Classrooms funding is still available to support international partnership projects. Requirements for visits have been changed. See further details at Connecting Classrooms.

School Support

Iain Baird is a British Council School Ambassador and can support teachers with advice on global education, international links and grant applications. 

The International School Award 

The International School Award is available to all schools and recognises achievements in global education. There are three levels from Foundation, Intermediate to the full Award. There are full details on the British Council website. As an assessor for the ISA Iain can offer valuable advice about applications. 

Global Learning Association 

The UK Global Learning Association offers training courses for schools and colleges, as well as support for international study visits. Members have an extensive range of global education experiences and knowledge. Visit the UKGLAS website for further information. 

International Exchange Grant

The British Council is still offering grants to support international exchange visits for students. The grant is particularly aimed at students who may not have the opportunity to take part in international visits., owing to socio-economic barriers. For more information visit the British Council website or contact Iain