With obesity on the rise with our children, it is clear that families and schools can do a lot more to ensure these problems are kept at bay.
When rote-learning can no longer promise success, or be relied on to meet the new expectations of the 21st century, we know it’s time to challenge those prized model answers.
Starting pre-school, or kindergarten is an important milestone in your child’s educational journey. Children attending a ‘before-school’ setting have the advantage of participating in group learning experiences and centre routines and of extending their social network beyond the family.
By Melissa Leong, Principal of EtonHouse Pre-School, Robertson Walk
It has been a tradition in my family that as the year draws to a close, we come together to celebrate the things that we are thankful for and how we can, in turn, be a blessing to the community. This year, I wanted to bring this tradition to Islander preschool – in conjunction with the
Like all parents, I love my son – more than I knew was possible. The sense of responsibility we carry to ensure we teach them good behaviour can be daunting even for the best of us. Nothing reduces confident, loving, well-meaning parents to uncertainty and guilt faster than not understanding and managing the behavior of our precious children.
By Pritika Chandiramani, Year 2 Class Teacher at EtonHouse International School
Our school shares the rich culture of weekly gatherings, where all teachers and students come together in the school hall to experience a sense of community and belonging with each other. The weekly assemblies are also a time to pass on general messages from the school head...