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December 27, 2021
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Benefits to be Part of International Schools Partnership (ISP)

Running a school “on your own” is challenging, especially if you don’t have access to additional help, counsel, or finance. This is a reality for many independent schools. The International Schools Partnership (ISP) recognizes this, and membership in the ISP organization provides major benefits to schools of all types, including […]
November 24, 2021
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5 Tips for Parents to Prepare Their Child to Return to School

Following months of lockdown, children will be confronted with new school regulations, routines, classrooms, classmates, teachers, and, in some cases, new schools. Many kids, like those in primary school,  will be anxious about these new developments, especially in light of the continued menace of COVID-19 and new school social distancing […]
October 28, 2021
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How Do I Help My Child with Anger Issues?

When a child in school struggles with anger, it can be a difficult position for both the parents, teachers and the child. Some children are quickly irritated. They get worked up over seemingly little incidents. They scream. They may even become combative. If your children in primary school often experience […]
October 11, 2021
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Make Learning Fun Again for Kids Who Learn from Home during the Pandemic

For kids, staying home for long without the regular extracurricular activities like playing with their friends can cause a loss of motivation in academic studies. This is especially true during the Covid-19 pandemic as most kids have shifted to online learning.  The good news is by making learning fun for […]
August 22, 2021
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Supporting Your Children Mental Health During Covid-19

The continuous worry, anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has had an emotional toll on all of us, but many children and teenagers, even those in primary and secondary schools, have had a particularly difficult time coping. Even with the protection of the COVID-19 vaccinations now […]
July 26, 2021
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Tablets vs Laptops: Which one is better for online classes?

Laptops and tablets are becoming vital tools for students in primary and secondary schools, whether they are doing remote learning or in the classroom. However, the distinctions between the two devices must be considered while deciding which is best for online learning. In addition, the decision will influence how the […]
June 21, 2021
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IGCSE 9 to 1 Grades – OxfordAQA Syllabus Guide

OxfordAQA offers a rigorous but flexible syllabus that allows students to learn and develop. The syllabus delivers high-quality international GCSEs, AS, and A-level certificates for students studying in British curriculum schools across the globe. It is a joint venture between AQA, the UK’s biggest provider of academic qualifications, and Oxford […]
May 25, 2021
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7 Reasons to Choose OxfordAQA & IGCSE Cambridge Syllabus for Your Children

OxfordAQA and IGCSE are international exam boards – ones that put fairness first in everything they do. Examinations only focus on subject abilities, not language proficiency or cultural literacy. This focus gives every student a chance to show what they learned in the classroom and get the result they deserve. […]
April 27, 2021
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Go Further with OxfordAQA & IGCSE Cambridge Syllabus

OxfordAQA combines the educational experience of two leading UK-based organizations: Oxford University Press, a subsidiary of the University of Oxford, and AQA, the United Kingdom’s main scholarly awarding body. OxfordAQA was built on the premise that all students (including those in private school) deserve a fair chance to show what […]
March 23, 2021
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How to Talk to Your Children the Right Way

As a mom or dad, we give a lot of thought to how our children talk to us and how they act. We correct them when they go wrong, and we make sure they use good manners and stay away from being rude. However, we might not always be aware […]