SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

Make education conferences fit for purpose

Valuable learning opportunities for educators are vital to ensuring continuing development. A well prepared and inspiring conference can go a long way to meeting...

Foster cultural diversity and tolerance in your school

If there is one thing that is most striking about the environment of schools in most parts of the Middle East, it is the...

Creating global learners using enquiry in the primary classroom

What is an enquiry-based approach to teaching? At the heart of enquiry is a good questionEnquiry-based teaching is a student-led approach that encourages learners to...

Richard Henwood reimagines mathematics to excite students

There is an undeniable push for educators in the UAE and globally to think outside the box in implementing, innovative and engaging activities inside...

Using classcraft as a tool for classroom management

It is not new for educators to employ a range of strategies for classroom management. Today, digital tools are becoming increasingly more popular in...

Integrate more easily in the international classroom

Moving abroad can be daunting for students, parents and teachers. Before my first international job, I asked two teachers at the British School in Paris,...

Five essential student engagement tips

There is something truly magical about a classroom where the students are actively engaged in the learning process. There is a constant flow of energy,...

Implement an effective steam programme in your school

The Arts have been incorporated into the previously known STEM philosophy to give us STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. With this addition, it...

Top 6 ways to safely promote your school on social media

It seems like schools are still struggling to balance using social media, and hiding behind the “eSafety” card. Communities thrive on positive storytelling, but it...

Why we need mindfulness in the modern Middle East classroom

‘Listen when someone speaks’ has been one of the key expectations of my classroom since the day I started teaching some 18 years ago. Along...