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Why is it important for young people to develop transferable skills?

Our rapidly changing world means that subject knowledge alone is no longer enough for young people to engage effectively in the new employment landsca… More...

Promoting home language use: How do we make a difference?

How can we change the pattern of choosing higher-status languages over the natural mother tongue? Explore how parents, teachers and policy makers can … More...

Why transferable skills are good for you – not just at school or university!

How can transferable academic skills like critical thinking, academic writing and assessment literacy assist in the process of shaping, presenting and… More...

Bringing transferable skills out of the vacuum and into the open

We are opening the new year with a discussion on transferable skills, giving voice to teachers, academics, student advisers, content creators, and stu… More...

Mindfulness: you asked, we answer

Mindfulness is definitely a thing in education. Over 1000 people registered for our mindfulness webinars - AND you asked to learn more about it. Here … 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 into your classroom and send yo… 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 anyway? The answers to the ab… 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 generation? What can we do to make teac… More...

Primary education comes first

What is the purpose of primary education? What should children learn if - as the author suggests - it’s not all about ‘reading, writing and mathem… More...

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 learne… More...

Where do you stand on dyslexia?

1-7 October 2018 is Dyslexia Awareness Week and we are on a mission to put dyslexia on the CPD agenda for international schools teachers! More...

Teaching IB DP Maths for the next seven years

Pearson IB DP Maths author Ibrahim Wazir talks to us about his tips for supporting and encouraging students as they embark on the new Maths courses fo… More...

What do students need to break through the grade 4 "ceiling"?

Now that GCSEs are replacing letter grades with a numerical 1–9 grading system, it’s time to reflect on how we can really get our students moving … More...

Motivating international students

One issue all teachers struggle with is student motivation, or rather lack of it. This article addresses the unique motivational challenges that Inter… More...

Where assessment objectives, cognitive tasks and academic language meet
The perfect alignment

What we focus on in lessons is driven by the assessment objectives (AOs) for the exams in our subject. But how can we develop students’ language to … More...

A whole-school approach to IELTS training

How can subject teachers help students boost their IELTS band score? More...

Nick Thorner shares his reflections on a recent career move.
From ELT to history

Jumping from ELT to subject teaching? It can be daunting, but ELT teachers are a great asset in an academic classroom, combining language training wit… More...

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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 emot… More...

6 tips for new teachers

Nothing can truly prepare you for the life of a teacher, but we can give you a head start with our top tips. More...

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