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All Work and No Play…

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein

During the first five years of a child’s life, they learn more than at any other time in their life. That’s why it’s so important to ‘get it right’ in the […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Universal Design

An educational blueprint for today’s diverse classrooms

The world is already a much smaller place and our classrooms are increasingly diverse. Schools are charged with educating students who speak various languages and who have a wide range of pre-existing knowledge from […]

By |January 24th, 2016|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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The Age of Computing

The importance of computational thinking at an early age

When you think back over the last hundred years, the technological achievements that we’ve accomplished have been incredible. Transport, communication and medicine – these are just a few areas that have seen […]

By |December 29th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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A Growth Mindset

Two basic mindsets that shape our lives

Last month, I went for a tennis lesson for the first time in a long time. The first question my new tennis coach asked was, “How long have you been playing?” I looked at […]

By |October 25th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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A Growth Mindset

Two basic mindsets that shape our lives.

Last month, I went for a tennis lesson for the first time in a long time. The first question my new tennis coach asked was, “How long have you been playing?” I looked at […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Tips for Better Learning in School

Parents, by their very nature, want the best for their children and that means helping them grow up to be healthy, happy and successful – and a large part of that is helping them to do well at school. Perhaps […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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What’s Your Motivation?

The key to academic success.

With the new school year almost upon us, and a wave of new teachers arriving at international schools around the city, it’s a good time of year to challenge the commonly-held belief that good teachers are […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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A 21st Century Education

Learning for life in our times.

Did you know the top ten jobs today didn’t exist ten years ago? Fast forward another ten years and the world will be a very different place again. That means that many skills learnt in […]

By |April 4th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Sound it Out

Phonics is a way of teaching children to read quickly and skilfully.

How did you learn to read? For many adults, chances are this is a difficult question to try and answer. We all know how we learnt to talk – […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Teaming Up

Parents and teachers partnering up to enrich the learning experience.

Choosing your child’s school is only the first step in a parent’s participation in the learning process. Besides supporting their teachers, parents can be very instrumental in helping their children succeed […]

By |August 1st, 2013|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments