Myassar Itani is a Primary school teacher from Lebanon. She has been teaching English as a foreign language at Mohammad Shamel Public School since 2007. Itani is an ISA ambassador for the British Council in her country, and a part of a global network of teachers that participate in Connecting Classrooms.
Stewart Cook is a Year 5 teacher and SENCo at Frances Olive Anderson Primary School in Lincolnshire, England. He is also a British Council ambassador, promoting the work of the British Council throughout the UK.
How best to build pedagogic bridges across the world? We recently had a lively Skype conversation with Stewart Cook (Frances Olive Anderson Primary School in Lincolnshire) and Myassar Al Itani (Mohammad Shamel State School in Beirut) on their award-winning, transglobal partnership. The two educators were meeting at a Connecting Classrooms event in Amman, Jordan, and were keen to tell us about the power of such a collaboration….