Think Global!

Looking to boost your world language skills whilst learning to be a responsible global citizen?

This course drives language development by encouraging its learners to adopt “the values, attitudes and behaviours that support responsible global citizenship” (UNESCO)

Think Global! is designed not only to maximise your language development but to do this through using UNESCO’s ‘Four pillars of learning’: learning to know; learning to do; learning to be and learning to live together.

Earlscliffe’s Think Global! programme is truly ‘global’ in all senses of the word.

At A Glance

Discover what unique qualities create a UNESCO School at Earlscliffe by joining Think Global! Not far from the world-famous White Cliffs of Dover, Earlscliffe Summer School is located in the charismatic English coastal town of Folkestone.

  • Price: £3,190
  • Ages: 13-17
  • Duration: 1-7 weeks
  • English Level: A2+ (Pre-Intermediate and Above)
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Academic Content: 20 Hours Per Week
  • Starting Dates: 30th June, 13th July, 20th July, 27th July and 3rd August 2024
  • Location: Earlscliffe School, Folkestone
Earlscliffe students talking and working together

What you’ll learn

  • By investigating and discussing global themes using various methods, students improve all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), their critical thinking skills and indeed both their independent and collaborative learning.
  • The global themes will excite and extend all abilities, they include Glastonbury festival of arts, climate change, the rights of child refugees, blogging, healthy lifestyles and fashion.

Why Choose This Course?

Students will develop in key areas through a series of skills-based workshops, lectures, independent learning, and study tours.

During the course, students will practise and improve their writing by constructing an academic essay on a topic of their choice, to help put into practice the skills that they have developed.

You will get to enhance your team-working by doing research projects in small groups with fellow students from all around the world.

What You’ll Get

Think Global is a course which will motivate students with its global themes and will excite and extend all abilities.

From looking at climate change to the rights of child refugees, Think Global is a highly relevant course which is drawn up from topics in which students are familiar with, including: the role of an influencer, healthy lifestyles, discussing the impact of celebrities, and the potential impact of the plant-based diet.

This course is fantastic for young learners who are inquisitive and would excel at the challenge of developing their language skills via an alternative and less traditional path.

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My daughter has gone alone and has met people from other countries with whom she maintains contact after the campus, she has enjoyed class and wants to repeat next summer.

Maite, Parent, Spain

Get in Touch

Boost your English whilst being introduced to the wider world of global citizenship. To secure your spot this summer complete the form below and our supportive admissions team will take care of the rest.