Signs of an effective partnership

  • Mutual exchange;
  • Active participation and decision making by students;
  • An openness to learning from, as well as about, life in a distant place;
  • A commitment to exploring both similarities and differences in the lives of people in different communities around the world;
  • An examination of one’s own assumptions, attitudes, and values – and a safe space which this can happen;
  • An exploration of different forms of wealth;
  • A commitment to learning about the wider global issues that impact different communities across the globe;
  • A willingness to think critically about one’s own culture;
  • A readiness to explore sensitive and controversial issues in the classroom, in a safe, respectful environment.

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