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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/…

Parenting

Parental Sportsmanship- Have You Got It?

It's that time of year again, sports days, swim galas and team championships are upon us …

Parenting

'Curiosity Headache': What To Do With the 'Why, Why, Whys?'

Some days it is just the hardest thing to do, listening and responding to endless, seemin…

Parenting

Make Shopping With Children 'An Educational Adventure'

Shopping with Kids? The idea strikes fear in parents who have had to drag tired, whi…

Parenting

Better To Shield or Expose Children To Life's Hardships?

Since mothers have walked the Earth, there has raged a furious debate about whether child…

Parenting

Grit - The Secret To Long-Term Success

According to the BBC , UK Shadow Education Minister Tristam Hunt, is expected to discuss…

Parenting

Private Tuition Gives Children 'An Edge': Report

Children who receive additional tuition gain a ‘substantial advantage’ over t…

Parenting

iPad: 'A Powerful Tool' Which Must Be Managed

As everyone in possession of an iPad or tablet device knows, young children are natural u…

Parenting

School Starting Age: The Evidence Says '7 Years'

In September last year the "Too Much, Too Soon" campaign made headlines in the UK with a…

Parenting

Sing and Dance: Never Too Young for Music

That music is a good way of soothing babies has been known for centuries. The wealth of l…

Wellbeing

Why Music Matters In A Child's Education

It seems a shame to have children learn how to play a musical instrument for years, costi…

Parenting

How To Beat The 'Summer Learning Slump'

There is no doubt that most children regress somewhat in their learning during the summer…

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Secondary Schools

Replace A Levels with Baccalaureate, Thinktank

A levels should be abolished and replaced with a three-year baccalaureate, says a new rep…

Society

HK$500m Package for Families Moving to UK

Families moving from Hong Kong to the UK under a new visa scheme will benefit from a &pou…

School Fees

Many Schools Freeze Fees for 2021, But Not All...

After a year of on-off school closures, the English Schools Foundation (ESF), Hong Kong&r…

Best School

Cool School Libraries from Around the World

International school libraries look very different today. The rows of long tables, antiqu…

Courses & Curricula

International Schools in the UAE

Many parents will know that private school choices in the UAE are dominated by Indian, Br…

Choosing A School

Which UK Schools Do Royals Attend?

News that the future queen of Spain will be attending a remote Welsh school known as the …

Courses & Curricula

IB Exams "Cancelled For All UK Students"

The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) has cancelled all IB exams in the UK. …

Courses & Curricula

To be Scrapped? Future Of GCSEs Reviewed

A major consultation has been launched by the exam board Pearson today (February 15)…

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