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The reality of exam stress

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Is primary science in crisis?

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The future of skills: being human    

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Where can Computing take students, and why should they study it?

An often-quoted statistic says that 65% of children leaving primary school will do a job that doesn’t exist yet. How c… More...

Getting literacy right in international schools

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IB DP Maths - Are we ready for the next 7 years?

Missed Ibrahim Wazir's session at the IB conference in Vienna? Here's the summary to help you to get ahead of the upcoming changes to the IB DP Maths … More...

Share how your school promotes multilingualism for a chance to WIN up to £500 resources

Competition time! Multilingual success in your school is a global competition designed to celebrate good practice in supporting and encouraging multil… More...

12 resources to help your students revise for their International GCSEs

Revising for important exams can often be overwhelming for students. Here are 12 resources to help them get organised, stay focused, and get their rev… More...

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The reality of exam stress

Why are exams the top cause of stress in teenagers and how can we help them deal with it? More...

Where can Computing take students, and why should they study it?

An often-quoted statistic says that 65% of children leaving primary school will do a job that doesn’t exist yet. How c… More...

Getting literacy right in international schools

It’s time to reconsider our approach so that we’re setting up language learners for a more supported entrance into E… More...

12 resources to help your students revise for their International GCSEs

Revising for important exams can often be overwhelming for students. Here are 12 resources to help them get organised, s… More...

Supporting your students with revision planning

With exam season around the corner it's time to get your students thinking seriously about revision. Here are our top ti… More...

Share how your school promotes multilingualism for a chance to WIN up to £500 resources

Competition time! Multilingual success in your school is a global competition designed to celebrate good practice in sup… More...

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Debunking the ‘immersion only’ myth

Bilingual education models are impressive in theory, but they’re usually less effective in practice. What strategies c… More...

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Is primary science in crisis?

Deborah Herridge shares a personal view on the latest Ofsted research findings on Primary science. More...

The future of skills: being human    

Ahead of his plenary session at the COBIS Annual Conference, Owen Henkel shares key insights from the report 'Future of … More...

Where can Computing take students, and why should they study it?

An often-quoted statistic says that 65% of children leaving primary school will do a job that doesn’t exist yet. How c… More...

Multilingual learners - webinar resources

Log in to the community if you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again. You can also download the sessio… More...

Your neighbour is not a Nazi: A treatise for reasonableness in an age of Brexit and Trump

Use the Brexit debate as an opportunity to hear opposing views and model reasonable debate in the classroom, undercuttin… More...

Is there a potential pandemic of language loss in international schools?

With the continued growth of English-medium international schools, are we entering into a neo-colonial phase, where the … More...

Harnessing the power of the parent

What are the potential obstacles to parent-teacher collaboration, and how can we overcome them to ensure that together b… More...

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Let me tell you about #myBTEC

I ask Kodeck Mose what helped make BTEC such a success in his school? “Most importantly, I had support from the studen… More...

Zombie Cow Party

Who runs the world? Zombie cows... Gemma Quirolo shares five uplifting moments of everyday celebration of diversity in h… More...

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Keeep.... dancing!

From the U.K. to the Netherlands, on to Ireland, then Moscow. The Bonicis keep getting on a plane to help their boys pur… More...

A "reading for pleasure" book list for teachers
Summer Reads – Enjoy your holidays!

A selection of brilliant voices from around the world – unputdownable novels that can take you worlds away without lea… More...

Learning online – anywhere in the world
The voices of global students

What is it like to be a teenager today in Turkey or Mexico or India attending international school online? What happens … More...

Teaching in France: headteacher Stephen Jankowski shares his experience

Steve is a firm believer of an alternative approach to teaching – simultaneously innovative, creative and dynamic, whi… More...

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Win 1 of 2 tickets to ECIS Leadership conference, 24-27 April 2019

Still not sure if you can make it to the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon this April? Perhaps we can help! More...

How can we encourage more women and girls to pursue STEM careers?

Tackling unconscious bias and building resilience in girls, to help them succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering and… More...

New Coordinators
Welcome to our new iPLS Coordinators!

Find out more about our new recruits from Albert Einstein School in HCMC, Vietnam. More...

Let me tell you about #myBTEC

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Students aged 13-17: Join our Global Student Forum

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Happy International Teachers' Day!

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See us at table 11 at the IB conference in San Diego
An Ode to IB

I love the IB, it’s what got me where I am today, a Commissioning Editor for all things IB. I get to work with passion… More...

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The future of skills: being human    

Ahead of his plenary session at the COBIS Annual Conference, Owen Henkel shares key insights from the report 'Future of … More...

Getting literacy right in international schools

It’s time to reconsider our approach so that we’re setting up language learners for a more supported entrance into E… More...

Win 1 of 2 tickets to ECIS Leadership conference, 24-27 April 2019

Still not sure if you can make it to the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon this April? Perhaps we can help! More...

Multilingual learners - webinar resources

Log in to the community if you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again. You can also download the sessio… More...

Debunking the ‘immersion only’ myth

Bilingual education models are impressive in theory, but they’re usually less effective in practice. What strategies c… More...

Is there a potential pandemic of language loss in international schools?

With the continued growth of English-medium international schools, are we entering into a neo-colonial phase, where the … More...

Harnessing the power of the parent

What are the potential obstacles to parent-teacher collaboration, and how can we overcome them to ensure that together b… More...

Input matters: supporting children’s harmonious bilingual development

More and more children around the world are growing up with two or more languages. But how do we best support their harm… More...

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The reality of exam stress

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Mindfulness: you asked, we answer

Mindfulness is definitely a thing in education. Over 1000 people registered for our mindfulness webinars - AND you asked… More...

Mindfulness for the classroom and you

Mindfulness can be very powerful in growing resilience, patience and confidence in teenagers. Discover how to bring it i… More...

How to grow a confident next generation: the science behind student brains

What's actually going on in the teenage brain and what can we do to improve its health? Surely it’s all hard-wired now… More...

How to grow a confident next generation: the reality around mental health

In the face of a mental health epidemic in education, how can we ensure we grow a confident and resilient next generatio… More...

Happy International Teachers' Day!

This competition is now closed and the winners have been contacted on email. More...

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Beyond graduation

How a quick coffee changed the way I feel about my IB students stepping into the big wide world. More...

Time for change
Thinking of resigning as a teacher

Some of the reasons why I am considering alternative careers to teaching. More...

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Share how your school promotes multilingualism for a chance to WIN up to £500 resources

Competition time! Multilingual success in your school is a global competition designed to celebrate good practice in sup… More...

Competition Entry Form - Multilingual success in your school

Please fill out this form to enter the competition. More...

Leaps and Bounds Activity: using the visual metaphor of a staircase to chart progress.
Using Visual Metaphors

Using pictures to help organize information and see the big ideas. More...

What do women want and what does society want for women?

To mark International Women’s Day, Christian Bryan provides starting points for a classroom discussion of the empowerm… More...

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

It has been 31 years since the signing of the original Montreal Protocol (an international treaty which aimed to protect… More...

From Bunsen Burners to Robots: how Experiential Learning is Changing Science Education

International schools are striving to offer more practical experiences, but teachers face many challenges. More...

The irony of the CO2 shortage

With the reality of global warming finally hitting home in the UK this summer with its scorching temperatures, how is it… More...

Join this global art project aimed at protecting endangered animals

Aiming to connect educators and students through a global art project to raise awareness about senseless poaching of end… More...

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