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An International School in Beijing’s Frontline Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Transition to Home Learning


As the first country affected at the epicentre of the coronavirus crisis, schools across China had only a few days to
prepare and implement home learning programs, in the wake of the unprecedented nationwide government decision to
close all schools.


Even though initially it was expected school closures would only be...

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Home learning during Coronavirus in Madrid

How an International School in Madrid is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis

During the past week, the coronavirus has cast uncertainty over the future of education. Under normal circumstances, almost 10 million Spanish students would be attending their respective educational centres. However, the new coronavirus spreading wildly across the country has forced all...

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In extraordinary times we learn extraordinary lessons

We have reached out to the American Overseas School of Rome to ask how are they adapting their teaching approach to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Their Head of School, Mr. Michael Callan, had this to say:

“In extraordinary times, we learn extraordinary lessons. In the regular classroom setting, the teacher skillfully blends the art of teaching with the science...

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How Skt. Josef international school in Denmark is adapting to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

Key points:


  • Kids need structure.

  • Different ages need different approaches.

  • Technology and learning platforms are useful, but it is important that children still feel that they have a teacher.

  • The biggest challenge is for families.

Remote education, home learning, or as they call it here in Denmark,...

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STEAM Education: Gearing Students Towards The Future

The world would need more problem-solvers and innovators if we were to address pertinent issues plaguing the earth, like climate change, health pandemics, and poverty. Being knowledgeable in one field is no longer enough – the up-and-coming generation needs to be well-equipped with interdisciplinary knowledge, critical minds, and collaborative spirits.

This is a...

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What To Look Out For When Choosing An International School

There may be various reasons why a parent in Singapore may be considering sending their child to an international school in Singapore. They might find that the local school education is not what they have in mind for their child’s education. Or perhaps, they may be frequent travellers or expatriates in Singapore who would prefer an international school experience for...

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A Closer Look At CIS' Chinese-English Bilingual Programme

International schools in Singapore offer some very robust bilingual programmes that address the demand for quality bilingual education, catering to children from the kindergarten to high school levels. Equipping children with competencies in various world languages like Chinese, French, or Spanish, these programmes aim to help children reap the benefits of being a...

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