Introduction to International Relations at SBC Canford
SBC Canford | Ages 11 – 15
Introduction to International Relations is a communicative and interactive course which introduces students to major concepts of world politics. Designed especially for 11 to 15-year-old young learners by our experienced course writers, this course challenges students to consider key global issues from a variety of perspectives through: interactive tasks, debates and role-plays. Students also benefit from a multinational environment, enabling them to build on their fluency and confidence in using English.
By using what you have learned in challenging group work projects, you will increase your fluency and self-confidence in using English, which will help prepare you for the challenges at school and later on at university.
Through gaining a deeper comprehension of English students will be able to:
The nature of our student-centred approach provides students with the perfect opportunity to activate their language skills continuously, and to return home with further developed English language proficiency than before.
By the end of the course, students also manage to achieve a higher understanding of international politics with enhanced communication, presentation and collaboration skills.
By focussing on how International Relations shape global strategy in tackling climate change, students will have taken part in a deeply relevant and modern learning program, focussing on contemporary political issues, and how different countries are approaching global challenges in dissimilar ways.
Through looking at how The United Nations has played a central role in international diplomacy since its inception in 1945, students will be able to explore the history of the UN and the modern-day role it plays in maintaining international peace and security.
Overall, in analysing the challenges of global development, such as how political entities can work together to solve global issues such as inequality, poverty reduction, and social development, students will have gained a profound insight into the world of International Relations.
|Start Date||End Date||Duration||General English Price||Introduction to Leadership, Introduction to International Relations & Introduction to STEM Price|
|Monday 10th July 2023||Monday 24th July 2023||2 Weeks||£3,200||£3,700|
|Monday 10th July 2023||Monday 31st July 2023||3 Weeks||£4,800||-|
|Monday 10th July 2023||Monday 7th August 2023||4 Weeks||£6,400||-|
|Monday 24th July 2023||Monday 7th August 2023||2 Weeks||£3,200||£3,700|
|Monday 24th July 2023||Monday 14th August 2023||3 Weeks||£4,800||-|
|Monday 31st July 2023||Monday 14th August 2023||2 Weeks||£3,200||-|
Students will be challenged by Introduction to International Relations, however with their experience in teaching mixed-ability classes, our teachers can modify the delivery of the programme for our students to help make the course more accessible for all.
A level of B1 and above will help students to feel fully engaged in the programme.
Before the summer, your Admissions Manager will send your child(ren) an online placement test to complete. This will help us to ensure that this course is suitable for your child to participate in and benefit from.
At the end of the programme, we hold a graduation ceremony where each student receives a certificate of completion.
Introduction to International Relations students are given a variety of SBC handouts, all of which are created by our in-house academic team.
Students are advised to bring their own stationary, but are provided with notebooks and folders.
Although required reading is not necessary before enrollment, it would be beneficial for students to keep practising their English if they are feeling a bit uneasy.
I think that by choosing the course here gives you a new passion. I liked International Relations, I would definitely like to learn more about it. I’ve learned a lot about how the world works.
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