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Encouraging students to read inside and outside of the classroom

How can we help students develop literacy and  reading skills for the 21st century? One example is the Amazing Readers project ran by Pearson in Italy in collaboration with the British Embassy.

Posted on: 4 Dec 2018

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Options for international education

What does it mean for a school to be ‘international’, and how does a school become international? What are the factors which determine the international curricula pathway your school will take?

Posted on: 6 Nov 2018

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Disrupting Education Systems to Develop a New Generation of Problem Solvers

With automation, artificial intelligence and digital technology pervading our everyday lives, the key question to ask is: How do we prepare our learners for a future world governed by technology?

Posted on: 30 Oct 2018

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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 curriculum.

Posted on: 15 Oct 2018

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European Day of Languages: learning vital skills for the future

If you’re not doing it already, you may want to add the 26th September to the list of annual celebrations in your school: the European Day of Languages.

Posted on: 26 Sep 2018

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Let's talk about Oracy this International Literacy Day

How do you encourage the development of students' oracy skills? Edward de Chazal shares 7 ideas to maximize oral communication in the classroom.

Posted on: 6 Sep 2018

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When unstoppable forces meet immovable objects

Does an international school guarantee an international education? Dr Christian Bryan makes a case for standing up for universal values and calls for more dialogue, more debate, more disputation.

Posted on: 14 Aug 2018

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How to support children in sport

Kristina Pfeffer, a dancer and sports psychologist, helps teachers and parents understand how sport can foster positive psychological, social and emotional development of children.

Posted on: 24 Jul 2018

Towards employability

Skills that international students will need and that employers will love 

Knowledge is increasingly being seen as less valuable than skills. Anyone can use the internet to find facts. The real test is in solving problems, showing up on time, and working as a team.

Posted on: 17 Jul 2018

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 if you change countries every year, but take your school with you?

Posted on: 10 Jul 2018

International School Awards

Get recognition for your school’s outstanding initiatives and achievements

The British International School Award goes International – and we are proud to support it!

Posted on: 5 Jul 2018

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The revolution within

Could people really believe education was the biggest evil out there, the conspirator behind everything that is wrong with this world?

Posted on: 26 Apr 2018

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The unstoppable growth of British International Schools

Two decades ago there were 1,000 English-language international schools globally. Today, there are more than 8,000, with 420,000 teachers teaching 4.5 million students.

Posted on: 3 Apr 2018

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How a Physics teacher had a light bulb moment and created a new invention

A piece of stationery which will enhance student learning

Posted on: 26 Mar 2018

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What effect will Brexit have on globalization?

Depending on your perspective, Brexit is either fantastic or catastrophic. Personally, I have a hard time taking either point of view seriously.

Posted on: 23 Mar 2018

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My sheros are STEM role models

Celebrating International Women's Day

Posted on: 28 Feb 2018

Hull School in Switzerland

Six reasons to choose the iGCSE / iAL path over IB

An exclusive from a Swiss Principal into why iGCSE / iAL is the best curriculum to offer a student.

Posted on: 5 Feb 2018

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What it takes to be the winners of the Outstanding Strategic Initiative Award 2018

Whole school collaboration brings success at the British International School Awards

Posted on: 2 Feb 2018

Working with technology in the classroom can help improve students’ career prospects

Can online learning raise quality standards in schools?

An increasing number of international schools are partnering with online learning providers to find virtual ways to deliver the English curriculum. There are both benefits and drawbacks.

Posted on: 30 Jan 2018

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Demystifying artificial intelligence in learning

Artificial intelligence and learning – what is the next step?

Posted on: 21 Oct 2017

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Teachers tell us: The future of teaching and learning

We recently sat down with a handful of teaching veterans who’ve been recognized as Teachers of the Year in their own states. They talked about their craft, their students — and the future of learning.

Posted on: 3 Oct 2017

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Climate change and hurricanes

In just two weeks, we have experienced destruction caused by five major hurricanes.

Posted on: 2 Oct 2017

School children today are more tech-savvy that any generation before them.

The digital future of international school education

Schools spend £17.5 billion each year on education technology. But can it boost results?

Posted on: 2 May 2017

Over one-third of the world's 8,600 international schools follow a UK-based curriculum.

Why the British curriculum is the "gold standard" of education

British international schools offer globally-recognised qualifications, which can be a passport to prestigious western universities.

Posted on: 2 May 2017