An Interview with our Pedagogist - Why Worksheets Don't Work?

Literacy In The Early Years – Why worksheets don't work?

Starting School In A New Country

Our schools have wonderfully diverse groups of families with expatriate children making up at least sixty percent of our school communities - sharing learning journeys with them is our work and our passion. 

Our community of parents, children, teachers and administrators are from all over the world, and our local population has a strong global mindset. We are worldwide to our core, and we love...

Parent-Teacher Meetings: 4 tips for parents

To best support children, it is important for parents to build a strong relationship with the school community and to be involved in their children's learning. This relationship should be based on openness, mutual understanding, respect and ongoing dialogue.

Regular consultation meetings with teachers are very useful to keep parents informed of their children's progress and to discuss any...

7 Parenting Tips for Managing your Child’s Challenging Behaviour

How can we guide our children towards socially appropriate behaviour? When will they understand the need for guidelines and boundaries?  Instead of ‘blaming’ children for their behaviour, it’s time we use conflict resolution strategies to support children to see different perspectives and develop skills in interacting positively with others!

The wise way to ask your child questions: 5 parenting tips

It takes skill and lots of practice to ask good questions of children, as well as a commitment to slow down to really listen to what children are telling us, through their non verbal and verbal communication.

4 tips for reading aloud to young children

Reading to young children is not the sole responsibility of teachers. As children’s first teachers, parents play a significant role in nurturing their children’s love for reading.

How Do You Deal With Your Child's Tantrums?

Tantrums include a range of behaviours from screaming, whining, kicking or sulking. These behaviours are most characteristic of children 1-3 years of age (the terrible twos!), when children have low emotional control and are not able to engage in complex forms of argument. 

6 Parenting Tips: How to Get Your Child to Listen

Understanding and Overcoming Shyness

Like adults, children are born with their own unique temperament. Some are 'shy' and stay away from large crowds; some are naturally gregarious and chatty. Some will find it very easy to speak in front of a group of friends, and some will dread the day they have to. How many of us can deliver a talk in front of a large crowd? Even the best orators have revealed their fears of speaking in...

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