RSSWinter 2014

The Association of Hungarian Independent Schools

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Association of Hungarian Independent Schools

Some 10% of kindergartens, elementary schools, high schools, technical colleges, trade schools and colleges in Hungary belong to the Association of Hungarian Independent Schools (AHIS), founded in Budapest in April 1992.

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International Pre-University College: A world-class bridge to tertiary education

| June 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
International Pre-University College: A world-class bridge to tertiary education

One of the problems facing South Africa is the high dropout rate at tertiary institutions.

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A hunger for learning in Howick: Tembelihle Primary School joins ISASA

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A hunger for learning in Howick: Tembelihle Primary School joins ISASA

In 1993, a number of members of the Howick Methodist Church (HMC) had the vision to provide an early childhood development programme to learners from poor communities in the greater Howick district in KwaZulu-Natal.

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New hope in Jordan

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New hope in Jordan

Zaatari is the biggest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, ‘home’ to more than 90 000 occupants – more than half of them children, whose schooling has been disrupted due to conflict in their home country.

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Creativity takes courage

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Creativity takes courage

It was the great painter Henri Matisse1 who inspired the title of this article and its content.

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Into the here and now: Hilton College shares an archaeology project

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Into the here and now: Hilton College shares an archaeology project

Hilton College, a boy’s boarding school and long-time ISASA member in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, is custodian of a large area of land, part of which has been declared the Hilton College Nature Reserve, used extensively for education and recreation by all grades of boys at the school.

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Taking it to the teachers

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Taking it to the teachers

The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest teacher union in the US. It recently asked its members to answer one question: “If you could redesign… school structure… what would the school day, week and year look like?”

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Mind over matter: P4C at Holy Rosary School

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Mind over matter: P4C at Holy Rosary School

By Monica Baart Recently, a colleague recommended the TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson, entitled ‘How to escape education’s death valley’.1 It had a profound impact on my thinking. In the 20-minute presentation, Robinson outlines three principles crucial for the human mind to flourish – namely individualism, curiosity and creativity. He goes on to talk […]

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‘Nobel in teaching’ announced

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‘Nobel in teaching’ announced

On 17 March 2014, at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, the world’s biggest teaching award, dubbed the ‘Nobel prize for teaching’, was introduced.

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Narcolepsy in Norway

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Narcolepsy in Norway

In 2009, Norwegian health authorities urged citizens to protect themselves against the threat of swine flu.

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Who earns what where?

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Who earns what where?

Two new reports have revealed which countries’ teachers earn the most.

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