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Employability skills: what makes us employable?

Based on an extensive review of existing 21st-century frameworks, academic research and employment market trends, we've identified six common skill sets that are crucial for emplo… More...

Nominate your stars for the 10th annual BTEC Awards

Nominate your stars for the 10th annual BTEC Awards to celebrate the achievements of your exceptional BTEC learners and … More...

Choosing an international school - a parent's perspective

What's it like choosing an international school for your children? We talk to Aimee Fisher, a UK expat based in the UAE … More...

Five ways to personalise your students’ learning experience

Curious about personalisation, but don’t know where to start? Here are five easy ways to personalise your classes. More...

How to get the max from Power Maths

Power Maths Series Editor, Tony Staneff, gives some practical help and support for teachers who are taking this exciting… More...

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Should smartphones be banned in schools? The big debate

Are mobile phones in schools a distraction or can they be beneficial to students? More...

Ideas for celebrating International Mother Language Day in your class

How are you celebrating International Mother Language Day this year? Here are some ideas for your classroom. More...

Five ways to personalise your students’ learning experience

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Employability skills: what makes us employable?

Based on an extensive review of existing 21st-century frameworks, academic research and employment market trends, we've … More...

Five ways to personalise your students’ learning experience

Curious about personalisation, but don’t know where to start? Here are five easy ways to personalise your classes. More...

How to get the max from Power Maths

Power Maths Series Editor, Tony Staneff, gives some practical help and support for teachers who are taking this exciting… More...

The role of the story in teaching primary maths

Josh Lury, Power Maths author, explores how storytelling plays a vital role in teaching maths. More...

Personalised learning: another teaching buzzword or the future of education?

In today's article we take a look at the history of personalisation in education, examine its two main interpretations … More...

How to protect your students from cyberbullying

With young people spending more and more time online, cyberbullying is becoming a serious issue. Read on to find out how… More...

Struggling to engage your students with maths? Think outside the box...

Following the Power of Maths roundtable on tackling maths anxiety, Dr Tom Crawford shares his take on the out-of-the-box… More...

British international schools - a passport to elite universities and top jobs

Seb Murray examines the role of high quality teaching, networking and cross-cultural communication in British internatio… More...

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Nominate your stars for the 10th annual BTEC Awards

Nominate your stars for the 10th annual BTEC Awards to celebrate the achievements of your exceptional BTEC learners and … More...

The Future of Education

Technology is challenging traditional teaching and learning techniques in schools. More...

Our Human Talents: Personal and Social Capabilities webinars

Learn more about the skills that make us employable and how best to teach them in this series of eight free webinars hos… More...

This year's top 10 blog posts round-up!

Happy Holidays to all our community members! Catch up on 2019's most popular posts and give your suggestions for what yo… More...

Open learning for the future

Dr John Taylor is Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation at Cranleigh School. In this blog post he discusses why … More...

Integrating technology into your classroom: the SAMR model

Interested in EdTech? Learn more about the SAMR model. Developed as a framework for teachers, it details four different … More...

International School Leaders Conference 2019: Artificial intelligence for education

We live in a world reshaped by big data and smart digital technologies but what are the implications of this for learnin… More...

International School Leaders Conference 2019: Dynamic learning in your school

How do you integrate dynamic learning into the international curriculum when assessment focuses mainly on knowledge? In … More...

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Choosing an international school - a parent's perspective

What's it like choosing an international school for your children? We talk to Aimee Fisher, a UK expat based in the UAE … More...

Teaching around the world: 6 top tips for International Teachers

Prabha Soundirarajan, a teacher at MAZ International School in Malaysia, shares 6 top tips based on her experiences of t… More...

Power English: Writing and Me

A blog post from Sarah Dale, an editor in Pearson's Primary English team, on her experience with using Power English: Wr… More...

Presenters at the BTEC conference in Malaysia
Check out the BTEC conference in Malaysia

In Malaysia the IR enters its 4th generation, how can education and training keep up the evolution of knowledge? This to… More...

Interview with Khattab Abdullah: Multilingual success in your school competition winner!

The final in the series of blog posts from winners of the “Multilingual success in your school” competition! 1st pla… More...

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Open Auditions! Patricia Nesbitt casts for Drama enthusiasts!

Do you want to be part of creating a global movement? Patricia Nesbitt's love for Drama has encouraged her students to s… More...

Should kids learn to code? Let them choose! – Interview with Sebastián Barajas

Coding is one of the most in-demand job skills these days – but should kids start learning to code at school? To find … More...

Teaching around the world: Principal Ciarán Cunningham-Watson shares his experiences

We talk to Ciarán Cunningham-Watson, Principal of Belvedere British School, Abu Dhabi, about what he’s learned from h… More...

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Pearson Edexcel Teacher Competition, Europe & Africa Schools

The international Pearson Edexcel Teacher Competition encourages teachers in Europe & Africa to bust myths with their st… More...

5 steps to help your students prepare for university study abroad

Are your students preparing to study abroad? Here are our top tips to help them make the most of their experience. More...

BTEC Awards 2019 Award winners
BTEC Awards 2019

BTEC Awards 2019 took place on Thursday 4th July at Central Hall Westminister, London. Read about the key highlights now… 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...

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...

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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

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

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International School Leaders Conference 2019: Download the slide decks

We're delighted that so many of you could join us at our second Pearson International School Leaders Conference. In this… More...

Teachers on Twitter: How to Get Started with Online CPD

Social media can help keep you effective, innovative and contribute to improving pupil performance. But have Facebook, T… More...

Presenters at the BTEC conference in Malaysia
Check out the BTEC conference in Malaysia

In Malaysia the IR enters its 4th generation, how can education and training keep up the evolution of knowledge? This to… More...

Multilingual students in the classroom: Your questions answered

Bilingualism expert Eowyn Crisfield answers your questions on supporting multilingual success in your school. More...

Metacognition: Why we should all care

Oliver Omotto shares his reflections and best practice in developing metacognitive practices and strategies to promote h… More...

New Webinar recordings on computing and implementation exclusive to the iPLS Group!

Log in to Pearson International Schools Community and become a member of the iPLS Group to view and download the webinar… More...

Ready-to-Learn: A ‘restorative practice’ approach to behaviour management

Oliver Omotto tells a story of how Greensteds International School’s approach to transforming student behaviour. More...

Mindfulness and exam stress - webinar recording

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Should smartphones be banned in schools? The big debate

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New classes, new challenges: Getting ready to go back to school

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Teaching Online: The Keys to Success

Do you teach online? While there are many benefits to distance learning it can be challenging to keep students engaged a… More...

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Pearson International Schools Community is 1 year old!

A year ago we started out with a vision of creating an inclusive, positive and safe space online for international schoo… More...

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Reducing the stigma of SEN and Mental Health

In multicultural environments with a wide range of beliefs, how can we reduce the stigma of mental health and SEN to hel… More...

Mindfulness and exam stress - webinar recording

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Using mindfulness to deal with exam stress

Exams can be very stressful for our students. Today we talk to Amy Malloy who gives us lots of great advice about how we… More...

Mindset & Mindfulness for exam stress

In the second part in this two part blog series on exam stress, Amy Malloy explores Mindset vs. Mindfullness as coping m… More...

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...

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...

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5 strategies for supporting SEN children in your classroom

Students with special education needs all bring unique strengths and gifts, but how do we as teachers help these student… More...

Winners Announcement: Multilingual success in your school competition!

Here it is, the announcement of the winners of the Multilingual success in your school global competition! Read more to … 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...

Competition Entry Form - Multilingual success in your school

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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...

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