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WIN a week of professional development in Chicago, IL.

Sharing your best practice is the essence of being in our community.

Doing it as part of our competition to attend the Discovery Education Summer Institute means there’s a chance for you to get something even more rewarding for your efforts!

Discovery Education Community

We want to hear about your best practice
The prize

Eight all-expenses paid places at the Discovery Education Summer Institute, exclusively for UK school teachers and senior leaders. This week of learning and networking is a unique opportunity to share ideas with UK, American and Canadian educators. You're bound to bring new inspiration back to your own school.

17 - 22 July 2016

Loyola University, Chicago, IL (USA)

How to enter

There are two parts to your entry.

Part 1: The written portion
In addition to providing information about who you are in general, you'll be asked to describe how you are using Discovery Education resources, why you should be accepted, and how you will share what you learn at the summer institute. Please answer the questions thoughtfully. This will help us learn more about you as a teacher.

Part 2: The video submission - so we can get to know you
A simple two-minute video of you talking to camera, made using any device, telling us about how you are transforming teaching and learning in your classroom and/or school covering:

  • who you are and what you do professionally
  • something about you and your life outside of work
  • a joyful moment when you experienced/observed teaching and learning transformed
The detailed bit

Deadline: 3rd May 2016

FAQs and summer institute agenda

Note: Although we only have 8 all-expenses paid places available, we would love to have as many UK teachers as possible attend the event. If you're not a winner, but would like to join please get in touch with the Community Manager on

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