Embedding international exchange in the school curriculum is an ambition that both Ireland and the UK share for the future. Our work with schools is about helping to make the connections between these schools, about enriching the teaching and learning experience and supporting pupil motivation in both countries.

'We believe that in view of the result of the United Kingdom’s referendum on EU membership, the cultural connection between the UK and other European nations will remain vital, and can help to build confidence and trust in whatever political and economic settlement is finally reached.' Rebecca Walton, Director EU Region, British Council.

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