January in International Teacher Magazine

As we welcome 2017 and the Year of the Rooster, in this month’s ITM, educators from around the world reflect on a range of learning, leadership, well being and . . . . . . travel issues!
Happy New Year and Gong Xi Fa Cai!

 

Gender and Mathematics

Gender and Mathematics

A new study suggests that "cognitive activation" may help girls enjoy mathematics rather more.

Gender, careers and stereotypes

Gender, careers and stereotypes

ITM talks to Dr. Ger Graus, Director of Education at the London KidZania.

Slow Education

Slow Education

Mike Grenier, one of the movement’s leading advocates, explains the ideas behind "Slow Education".

Happy Chinese New Year - Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Happy Chinese New Year - Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Jan Homden has compiled some of the best Early Years activities and resources to help your class celebrate!

10 ways to raise international mindedness

10 ways to raise international mindedness

Chris Muller explores how best to promote the idea in your school. .

Enjoy A Hygge Moment……

Enjoy A Hygge Moment……

It’s been listed as one of the words of the year for 2016: Jan Homden looks at “Hygge”.

Bring your recruitment up to scratch

Bring your recruitment up to scratch

ITM looks at a new on-line management tool that has the potential both to speed up recruitment and make it more personal.

School leadership in the post-truth era

School leadership in the post-truth era

The evidence of a new survey from the UK suggests that there is a significant problem to be addressed.

Teacher burn out

Teacher burn out

Kirstin Botter relates the perils of justifying the ludicrous and ignoring the warning signs.

Transformation of a village school

Transformation of a village school

Brian Ambrosio describes how a new approach to learning has transformed a school in rural Malaysia.

Branching out

Branching out

Schools aspiring to establish an international branch need to respect 10 principles, says Paul Cabrelli.

Visiting Luang Prabang

Visiting Luang Prabang

According to Brian Ambrosio, this town in Laos is Asia's best kept secret!

Two (or more) are better than one

Two (or more) are better than one

Grace Kelly links the benefits of collaborative learning with the ideas of Lev Vygotsky.

Service work in Nepal recognised

Service work in Nepal recognised

The Times Educational Supplement gives TBS Kathmandu a pat on the back!

Creating new learning spaces

Creating new learning spaces

A primary school in Switzerland plans expansion into secondary while staying true to itself.

December in ITM

Resources, opinion and news from teachers around the world.

We look at why leaders should be good listeners, and why teachers should be recognised as leaders. Pokemon Go ! inspires a social art project in Sao Paulo, while Jane Larsson, Executive Director of CIS brings news of a new initiative for child protection in international schools.
The Listening Dividend

The Listening Dividend

Peter Hudson gives 5 reasons why listening is a vital skill for school leaders.

Child protection

Child protection

Jane Larsson, Executive Director of CIS speaks with ITM about a new source of support for international schools.

Mutant Go!

Mutant Go!

Inspired by Pokemon Go, students learn about observation, collaboration and social learning in art. Report by Natalie Catlett.

Teacher Leadership

Teacher Leadership

Ciaran McMahon explores why teachers are best placed to lead successful school improvement.

Regulation change in China

Regulation change in China

A report by Anne Keeling, who looks at a new regulation likely to affect international schools in China.

From good to outstanding

From good to outstanding

Tassos Anastasiades suggests that making haste slowly on the journey to outstanding is a good idea.

Alice Smith: school with soul

Alice Smith: school with soul

Roger Schultz talks to ITM about the school and its place in the history of international education.

Mathematics without borders

Mathematics without borders

ITM talked to Franz Schlindwein about Mathsweek in Ireland - one of the biggest MathFests in the world.

The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

Reviewed by Chris Boden. Worth watching, but the book outshines the movie.

Christmas in the Early Years

Christmas in the Early Years

Have lots of fun in your classroom in the run up to Christmas: festive resources free to download!

Redefine and shine!

Redefine and shine!

Ginette Collin has learned that relocation can be a positive and life-affirming experience.

The  "Hardship Post"

The "Hardship Post"

Brian Ambrosio, looks at the impact of an international "hardship post"on his life.

 Curl up with a good book.......

Curl up with a good book.......

The Consilium Team recommends some great holiday reading!

Pukerua Bay School Museum

Pukerua Bay School Museum

How three students created an amazing museum at their school in New Zealand.

Relocation and learning

Relocation and learning

Jane Barron investigates the impact of international mobility on learning.

Season's Greetings!

Season's Greetings!

From everyone at Consilium Education and International Teacher Magazine!

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