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Parenting

How to Make Your Child A Maths Star - By Playing!

Many of us look back at learning Maths and wonder how exactly we got through those tortuo…

Parenting

Helping Early Speaking, Reading Development

Most Early Years Professionals will agree that a child’s environment during their …

Which Curriculum

Tuning into Creativity in Early Years – It's Essential

For many of us, early creativity is being presented with a wildly elaborate, multi colou…

Which Curriculum

The French National Curriculum: Explained

How are international French schools regulated and administered from/by France?  …

Wellbeing

Why We Need to be Serious About Play

Parents of young children are constantly reminded of their offspring’s instinctive …

Which Curriculum

All About Montessori

As you navigate the maze that is choosing good childcare, you may come across the Montess…

Which Curriculum

EYFS: Widely Adopted, but Is It Right for Your Child?

Developed in England (other UK jurisdictions have their own, often similar, arrangements …

Admissions

Should I Switch My Child's School Mid-Year?

The decision of whether to switch your child’s school mid way through the year is a…

Parenting

Top 10 Tips To Get Your Secondary-Schooler A Starting Edge

With so much advice now available around the web its tough to know what the&nbs…

Exam Preparation

Advice for Parents: Dealing With Exam Stress

Are your teens gearing up for their exams? If they are, we bet they're stressed, irritabl…

University Preparation

Should Parents Go to University Open Days?

As the university open day 'silly season' once again begins, and campuses prepare to open…

Parenting

WSA's Top 100 books for Children Under Ten

Here you'll find our top 100 books for children under 10. Stories are essential to the…

Choosing A School

Just What Is 'Value Add?'

‘Value Added’ is a term used in so many different ways that it can confuse pa…

Parenting

Examinations are Dead, Long Live Education

This time of year should be a cause for celebration: students the world over have now rec…

Parenting

Tips on Primary To Secondary School Transition

Is your child heading for secondary school this September? Maybe they’re begin…

Parenting

6 Awesome Tips For Primary Preparation

Jumeirah Baccalaureate School's Joanne Taylor says the 'back to school' focus for parents…

Parenting

Raising Narcissists by Overstating Achievements

Children who are told they are special by their parents are more likely to become narciss…

Parenting

Critical Parenting Leads To Anxiety Disorders for Children

As competition for the best school and university places increases - a competition that h…

Parenting

Loving Grandparents: A Vital Relationship

I have to face facts; I am getting on. As I travel around the city, as I meet people at w…

International Boarding

'Visiting A UK Boarding School?' Questions to Ask

You have done your research. You have your shortlist. You know that certain schools match…

Parenting

Do you really know what your kids get up-to on social media?

As ever more child-friendly platforms launch and sophisticated new devices hit the market…

Parenting

Two Reports Shed New Light On Children's Happiness

With exams looming, students are approaching their most stressful time of the year. Conti…

Exam Preparation

'Tips for Revision': Advice from a Head

How does one deal with the rigours of the exam season? Of course the chief message for st…

Parenting

Teaching Girls The Art Of Negotiation

Did you know- women are significantly less likely than men to ask for what they want and/…

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Schools Closing

Home School: What the World Can Learn from HK

Moving teachers and students online has had plenty of challenges, but we are seeing scho…

Schools Closing

All Singapore Schools To Close From April 8

All schools in Singapore will move to full-time distance learning from April 8 until at …

Schools Closing

Update 2: Exams Cancelled? What's Next..?

We have checked for the most recent updates from the Examination Boards and provide below…

Society

Covid-19: A Rainbow of Hope, en français!

Inspired by the young people of China and Italy who began sharing messages of hope  …

Society

Covid-19: Some Sunshine from a UAE Teacher

This version of 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' by Suzanna Eggar, Grade 3 Teacher at Fairgr…

School Fees

ESF Freezes Fees for 2020-21

The English Schools Foundation (ESF), Hong Kong’s largest provider of internationa…

Schools Closing

Exams Cancelled: International Schools React

More than 2,000 students in Hong Kong will be affected by this week’s decision to …

Schools Closing

Oxford, Edexcel, Cambridge Cancel Exams

The Cambridge International exam board has cancelled its IGCSE exams, citing the increase…

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