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This month we visit the new Seamus Heaney centre, HomePlace in Northern Ireland, reflect on different approaches to student well-being, and wonder if the Learning Revolution can be advanced by radicalising assessment. Just click on any of our new articles for November!

Assessment and the Learning Revolution

Assessment and the Learning Revolution

Chris Binge, Principal at Island School, Hong Kong, thinks that assessment is artificially narrow. What, he asks, is to be done?

Empathy, international values and more

Empathy, international values and more

Dr Sarah Whyte discusses empathy, bullying and third culture kids.

Seamus Heaney's HomePlace

Seamus Heaney's HomePlace

HomePlace, the new centre celebrating the work of Seamus Heaney opened in September. Andy Homden thinks everyone should visit!

The Meaning of “Outstanding”

The Meaning of “Outstanding”

Malcolm Greenhalgh offers some advice about responding positively to regulators, while remaining unashamedly student–centred.

The Day the Wi-Fi Broke by Sally Flint

The Day the Wi-Fi Broke by Sally Flint

What is the family to do? It's Saturday and the wi-fi is broken. Jan Homden reviews a very current picture book.

Teaching and learning to meet the digital demand.

Teaching and learning to meet the digital demand.

Neil Bunting gives us 10 Practical ways for educators to integrate digital solutions.

The Man Who Planted Trees (L’Homme qui Plantait des Arbres)

The Man Who Planted Trees (L’Homme qui Plantait des Arbres)

This Canadian Oscar - winning animation is the ultimate cross - curricular learning resource.

Concept-based learning for today’s students

Concept-based learning for today’s students

Sebastien Barnard champions the benefits of concept-driven, enquiry based learning.

Mastering MIS

Mastering MIS

How can you ensure all your staff become champions of your new school information management system, asks Neil Butcher.

TBS rebuilding update

TBS rebuilding update

John Moore reflects on the remarkable projects undertaken by The British School of Kathmandu in the wake of the Nepal earthquake.

Visual investigations in the curriculum

Visual investigations in the curriculum

Laura Dortmans looks at how artworks can be used across all areas of the curriculum to unlock new knowledge.

Intelligent Disobedience in school!

Intelligent Disobedience in school!

Ira Chaleff is the key note speaker at the Asia-Pacific International Schools Conference in December. What he’s got to say might ruffle a few feathers!

MUN: call for a more critical implementation

MUN: call for a more critical implementation

Kyle Kopsick suggests the way MUN works is flawed and in need of a change.

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13th

Celebrate World Kindness Day on November 13th

Activities for everyone at school to get involved with - Jan Homden has compiled the ultimate guide!

Ready for recruitment?

Ready for recruitment?

The recruiting season is fast approaching. Andrew Wigford explains how to prepare.

 

 

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