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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 Skills: Employment in 2030'. 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 English literacy, and a more su… 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 session slides and read some FAQs. More...

Debunking the ‘immersion only’ myth

Bilingual education models are impressive in theory, but they’re usually less effective in practice. What strategies can schools put in place to ens… 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 instrument of the conqueror is… 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 both parties give each and ever… 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 harmonious bilingual development? More...

Using Growth Mindset in Maths

A practical guide to embedding a growth mindset towards maths in your school. More...

Want more children mastering maths? We have to change attitudes among parents too

Should teachers question parents when they say they ‘can’t do maths’? Explore the significance of maths anxiety among parents and get tips to ma… More...

Textbooks in maths: why the scare-factor?

How can teachers can use well-researched, high-quality textbooks and their accompanying Teacher Guides effectively in their classrooms to support thei… More...

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...

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