French Section Management Council

Dear parents, In some ways the school year follows a certain ineluctable rhythm: back-to-school in August, exams in June…and the budget forecast in January!  For the past few weeks, Nicolas Blanc, the French Section Administrator, and I have been aligning our budget for 2017-2018 with our pedagogical needs – new classrooms, recruitment, teaching hours, projects, Read more about French Section Management Council[…]

Differentiation

Dear parents, Differentiation in the classroom is all the rage nowadays. But what exactly does it mean? There are a number of different definitions available, but it can be summed up as: a teaching practice that involves crafting lessons and using a variety of pedagogical tools and methods to reach every student, no matter how Read more about Differentiation[…]

Resolutions for 2017

It is the time of year for making resolutions. 2017 is going to be the year that we do more sport, eat less pizza, read more novels, spend less time online and finally get around to learning Mandarin, right? There is something to New Year’s resolutions however, which goes beyond the symbolic; they testify to Read more about Resolutions for 2017[…]