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Learning from Home Part Deux

We thought we were done with it, that we had ridden out that storm. Well, we were wrong. And here we are again: families are stressed and disappointed, teachers are worried, students are not quite sure if they should feel happy or sad. All because we are already familiar with e-learning, we know exactly what Read more about Learning from Home Part Deux[…]

Back to School (again!)

“Oh! Absence! The least clement of all human ills!”  – Paul Verlaine We’ve had our fingers and toes crossed all week waiting for the confirmation from the Taiwanese government and we are now quite certain that we will be welcoming students back to school on Tuesday 25th February. We will be delighted to open our Read more about Back to School (again!)[…]

Learning from Home

In the 1950s, the American philosopher J.L. Austin introduced the concept of performative utterances to describe the rare situations when words produce reality. For example when the President announces that the session is open, then, almost as if by magic, the session opens. Or when you say ‘I do’ at the town hall and next Read more about Learning from Home[…]

Eurocampus

Did you know that the French and German Sections of Taipei European School officially constitute a “Eurocampus”? It’s got nothing to do with Brexit, we’re not intentionally excluding the British from the party, it’s just that the denomination “Eurocampus” is applied uniquely to cases where French and German schools work together under the same roof. Read more about Eurocampus[…]