New Year’s objectives – some things to think about

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When the New Year begins it’s a good time to consider our objectives for our children’s education as we would make resolutions. Normally, objectives for education are based in a very long-term future, focus on things outside the child, and are generalised. They often go something like this: test passes, good grades, qualifications, university, well-paid... Read more »

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Top Tips: learning a new foreign language

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When it comes to learning a foreign language like Spanish, German or Mandarin Chinese, students are probably accustomed to hearing the same thing: “forget about traditional classes and head for the country where that language is spoken”. In other words, ‘full immersion’ in the language is best. While intense exposure to a foreign language undoubtedly... Read more »

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