The importance of mother tongue language in education
A consequence of the ever-increasing popularity of international schools is the growth in the number of children learning in a language other than their first. This can open opportunities for the individual but, as Carolyn Savage explains, continuing to develop the mother tongue is vital to enhance learning.
The British School Kathmandu (TBS) has recently won three of the eleven 2017 British International School Awards – ‘Community Initiative of the Year’, ‘Senior Leadership Team of the Year’ and ‘British International School of the Year 2017’.
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!
A new study suggests that "cognitive activation" may help girls enjoy mathematics rather more.
ITM talks to Dr. Ger Graus, Director of Education at the London KidZania.
Mike Grenier, one of the movement’s leading advocates, explains the ideas behind "Slow Education".
Jan Homden has compiled some of the best Early Years activities and resources to help your class celebrate!
Chris Muller explores how best to promote the idea in your school. .
It’s been listed as one of the words of the year for 2016: Jan Homden looks at “Hygge”.
ITM looks at a new on-line management tool that has the potential both to speed up recruitment and make it more personal.
The evidence of a new survey from the UK suggests that there is a significant problem to be addressed.
Kirstin Botter relates the perils of justifying the ludicrous and ignoring the warning signs.
Brian Ambrosio describes how a new approach to learning has transformed a school in rural Malaysia.
Schools aspiring to establish an international branch need to respect 10 principles, says Paul Cabrelli.
Grace Kelly links the benefits of collaborative learning with the ideas of Lev Vygotsky.
The Times Educational Supplement gives TBS Kathmandu a pat on the back!
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.
Peter Hudson gives 5 reasons why listening is a vital skill for school leaders.
Jane Larsson, Executive Director of CIS speaks with ITM about a new source of support for international schools.
Inspired by Pokemon Go, students learn about observation, collaboration and social learning in art. Report by Natalie Catlett.
Ciaran McMahon explores why teachers are best placed to lead successful school improvement.
A report by Anne Keeling, who looks at a new regulation likely to affect international schools in China.
Tassos Anastasiades suggests that making haste slowly on the journey to outstanding is a good idea.
Roger Schultz talks to ITM about the school and its place in the history of international education.
ITM talked to Franz Schlindwein about Mathsweek in Ireland - one of the biggest MathFests in the world.
Have lots of fun in your classroom in the run up to Christmas: festive resources free to download!
Ginette Collin has learned that relocation can be a positive and life-affirming experience.
Brian Ambrosio, looks at the impact of an international "hardship post"on his life.
How three students created an amazing museum at their school in New Zealand.