The St Giles Educational Trust International Scholarship Scheme aims to increase access to English language teacher training. The Trust provides grants to cover course fees and in most cases, the cost of accommodation, to enable primary and secondary school and English language teachers from overseas, to come to the UK to study English, to enhance their teaching methodology and to share professional practice. Courses are offered at one of the St Giles International schools in London, Brighton or Eastbourne.
The St Giles Educational Trust also meets the costs of sending teachers and teacher trainers from the UK to work with students and teachers in communities worldwide, where this input is needed. In this area of its activity, the Trust works in partnership with international agencies such as the British Council, overseas governments or other charities, to ensure that the impact of the projects can be maximised.
The Trust works in partnership with international charities and the British Council, as well as national and regional government bodies and education institutions in other countries, on projects which focus on the training of English language teachers in different parts of the world. These projects enable St Giles teachers and teacher trainers to share their experience with overseas teachers at primary and secondary schools and colleges.