Monthly Archives:: July 2016

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 »