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Date Posted: November 29, 2016

  By Naomi Webb If there’s one complaint you’ll hear from school children time and time again, it’s the classic ‘but when will we ever use what we’re learning in the real world?’.   That’s what teachers are up against when they’re trying to persuade pupils to concentrate in lessons. Science teachers go to the… Read more »

Date Posted: November 23, 2016

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Date Posted: October 13, 2016

  Should we be flexible towards our students or should our students learn the virtue of flexibility? The old traditional method of sitting is rows has been frowned upon for the last few years as more and more teachers acquire modern seating arrangements and are praised for providing flexible seating for students in the class…. Read more »

Date Posted: July 29, 2016

  Special thanks to our partner schools in the MENA region for their input in constructing this list. When teaching overseas it is imperative that we prepare culturally and become aware of the taboos that exist in different parts of the world. What may seem like a natural, open and acceptable discussion in one part… Read more »

Date Posted: July 18, 2016

The aim of Waldorf schooling is to educate the whole child, “head, heart and hands” Waldorf Steiner education was introduced by Rudolf Steiner (1861 – 1925) who was an innovative Austrian academic whose ideas founded the basis of Anthroposophy. The insights promoted in the Waldorf Steiner Education espouse and promote universal human values, educational pluralism… Read more »

Date Posted: July 11, 2016

  For decades, education researchers have documented the disproportionately low academic performance of poor children and teenagers living in poverty compared to their wealthier counterparts. It turns out the link is more biological than sociological. Recent studies have pointed towards “working memory” as the key psychological factor linking poverty and education. What is a working… Read more »

Date Posted: July 04, 2016

  We have been hearing a lot about STEM lately. What is STEM? and What’s the fuss about this program? STEM is not really classified as a program but more of a curriculum. STEM follows a similar structure to that of the IB curriculum in that it follows an interdisciplinary and applied approach to education… Read more »

Date Posted: June 29, 2016

    Many teachers approach asking us what the best certification for teaching ESL is; with so many acronyms and choices, it can get quite confusing. Here we decipher all the terms and get to the bottom of what the variation is between all the certificates. TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) This acronym… Read more »

Date Posted: June 15, 2016

    Does it bother you when your school leader never taught but gives you advice on how to become a better teacher? We once received a phone call from a teacher who was quite upset. She had obtained employment through another agency and had been in her job for only 2 months when she… Read more »

Date Posted: June 15, 2016

    Think of the time you left school. Did you feel prepared to face the world? Did you know how to write a CV? Open a bank account? Rent an apartment or apply for a credit card?  There is a high chance you had to figure this information out on your own through trial… Read more »