April in ITM

This month, travel to Mozambique, sail in the Indonesian archipelago, save the environment and think about data!

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day this year on April 22 with this newly collated PDF of free primary and Early Years resources!

Overweight Children

Overweight Children

Leah Davies looks at how teachers can address the issue of child obesity.

Know your students

Know your students

Effective teachers really know their students, argues Paul Jackson.

The eyes have it!

The eyes have it!

Inspired by the most famous eyes in the world of art, Matthew Savage explores how data used effectively, transforms learning.

Go visit

Go visit

Grace Kelly believes that when it comes to international understanding, there is no substitute for direct experience.

Finland to Tanzania 2

Finland to Tanzania 2

Matias Hynynen's second diary extract recording the visit by 2016 Global Teacher of the Year Finalist, Maarit Rossi to Arusha.

Rolling Home: Part 2

Rolling Home: Part 2

Catherin Lorenzen describes her adventures in the Java Sea on board her family’s beloved yacht,

April book reviews

April book reviews

Kate Shepherd reviews new fiction and non-fiction from around the world for all ages.

Education for Sustainable Development

Education for Sustainable Development

Peter Milne looks at how to get "ESD" going at your school!

Making tracks

Making tracks

David Gregory describes a very different building project and the many benefits for those students participating.

Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

Cyrus Carter reflects on working in Istanbul in the current climate, and opts to stay.

A question of balance

A question of balance

Art Teacher Natalie Catlett uses the calming influence of rock sculptures to balance the high energy of a Grade 1 class.

A teacher’s friend in Vietnam

A teacher’s friend in Vietnam

The story of an organisation that makes life just a little bit easier for new arrivals in Vietnam!

Mozambique? Go now!

Mozambique? Go now!

Mozambique - the hidden gem of Africa. Max Robinson makes a strong case for a visit, sooner rather than later.

Spring for the Early Years

Spring for the Early Years

Two great new free PDFs with a huge range of ideas for spring activities.

February in International Teacher Magazine

Philosophy, psychology and listening: just three of our talking points in the February edition of ITM.
5 ways to improve your listening skills

5 ways to improve your listening skills

Listening, rather than talking, is the key to effective action planning for a school, according to Peter Hudson.

School for athletes

School for athletes

Several IB world schools are now involved in a joint IB/World Academy of Sport pilot scheme for elite athletes. Michael Carey reports.

Philosophical Teaching

Philosophical Teaching

Roger Sutcliffe suggests that using "P4C" infuses teaching with new meaning and energy.

Those who can, do

Those who can, do

We meet Ron Stones, one of the most influential British school leaders of the last 30 years and ask about his next project.

A pivotal year for COBIS

A pivotal year for COBIS

2016 was a high energy year for Colin Bell and his team at COBIS.

Connecting with your Parents

Connecting with your Parents

Greg Martin gives practical advice about using information management systems to connect with parents.

Positive psychology, positive education

Positive psychology, positive education

According to Moya O'Brien, a school really flourishes when it practises "positive psychology".

Educating refugee children in Greece

Educating refugee children in Greece

Rory Fox reports on why refugee children aren't getting the education they need.

The effects of tutoring

The effects of tutoring

Action research at The British School, Kathmandu, has looked at the impact of out-of-school tutoring.

Gifted Children

Gifted Children

Leah Davies discusses the need to provide programs that meet the educational needs of gifted students.

Wai Khru

Wai Khru

Neil Jarrett, looks at Wai Khru - the Thai ceremony in which students show respect for their teachers.

Sir Bani Yas Island

Sir Bani Yas Island

Kehkashan Basu reports on a Green Hope visit to an extraordinary conservation reserve.

Valentine's Day in Early Years

Valentine's Day in Early Years

Learning through play: Jan Homden has compiled resources to make this a special day.

British International School of the Year

British International School of the Year

TBS Kathmandu receives further honours in a high achieving year

School Vacancies

School Vacancies

ITM's new page with direct links to school recruitment pages.