The needs of children at a time of war
Anna Azarova is the PR manager at the British International School Ukraine. Her account of an epic trip from Ukraine across Europe with her friend’s son in her care received a standing ovation at the 2022 COBIS conference in London. But as she suggests, her story is a sign of needs to come for children in Ukraine.
Let’s talk about teaching and learning
Effective teachers think, talk and write about their practice. Following the release of Innovate, Sevenoaks School’s annual academic journal, Director of Institute of Teaching & Learning, Mark Beverley, discusses the importance of professional reflection on teaching practice.
Learning for an interconnected world: COBIS21 conference link article
Andreas Schleicher takes an in-depth look at the measurement of ‘Global Competence’ in PISA 2018. As he argues at the COBIS21 conference, the associated concepts and skills should be at the core of any modern curriculum.
The impact of Covid-19 on school design
The prolonged closures of schools in 2020 has been shocking. How should new schools be designed to prevent a future calamity on this scale? Andy Homden considers the phoenix of school design that could rise from the ashes of Covid-19.
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How are you looking after your extraordinary colleagues?
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary deeds and extraordinary deeds call for extraordinary people to carry them out. Robert Lloyd Williams looks at the needs of teachers and how they might be supported as they switch to online teaching.
Claiming a place in the ‘new normal’
Whatever else changes in education after the lockdown, according to Ger Graus, Global Director of Education for KidZania, widening horizons and raising aspirations must become an integral part of the ‘new normal’. Social mobility should at the heart of all we do.