Meet & Greet: Sylvie Edwards, Deputy Head of Secondary, EtonHouse Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Sylvie Edwards, Deputy Head Of Secondary, EtonHouse Orchard.
 
Sylvie has taught in schools in the United Kingdom, Zambia, Spain, China, Thailand and now Singapore. She has used her skills to help schools develop and grow, especially in the implementation of the IB Diploma programme. Her hobbies include travel, cooking and renovating her home in Spain.

Learning to Think with Spaghetti and Marshmallow

In the maker space at EtonHouse Orchard International School, students huddle over a table in groups of three to four. They talk excitedly about weight and support, fiddling with dry spaghetti sticks and one fluffy marshmallow. There’s laughter and cheering. What’s going on?

Meet & Greet: Geraldine Sharon Thomason, Teacher Of EtonHouse International School, Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Geraldine Thomason, teacher of  the brand new EtonHouse International School at Orchard, a first of its kind boutique campus offering an education pathway from primary through to secondary and high school.

Introducing Geraldine

Geraldine holds a Bachelors Degree in Primary Education BA Hons with QTS and is currently pursuing  Masters Degree in Education for...

Debunking The Top Myth About IB Diploma

The international baccalaureate diploma, a very well established and highly regarded international qualification which started in 1968, continues to grow in popularity despite its reputation for being “too difficult” or only for gifted students. There are now 4783 IB Diploma schools across the world, and since 2012, the number of IB programmes offered worldwide has grown by almost 40%. There...

IB Diploma: the New Gold Standard in Education?

As a parent, perhaps one of the most important decisions we make for our children is choosing a school for them. A variety of factors influence that choice, but at the same time, it is also a visceral choice; based on gut feeling as much as it is a logical comparison of pros and cons. At times, the option of different schools is confusing and made all the more puzzling by the acronyms and...

It's Time to Think about Education in the 22nd Century

 

 We are nearly one-fifth through the 21st century. With the pace of technological change, we could start to question if measuring change every 100 years is still appropriate. 

Meet & Greet: Alec Jiggins, Principal of EtonHouse International School Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Alec Jiggins who helms the brand new EtonHouse International School at Orchard, a first of its kind boutique campus offering an education pathway from primary through to secondary and high school.

EtonHouse Inspirations: Tina Stephenson-Chin, Director of Pedagogy at EtonHouse

Fostering Creativity through Tinkering

The tinkering and making movement has caught on like wildfire at EtonHouse International School Broadrick. Tinkering is the art of 'composing and decomposing physical things to suit a variety of purposes - from practical to whimsical'. (Dale Doughtery, MAKE magazine)  In fact, students revel in taking things apart, putting them back together, and making new things. Not surprisingly, students...

Why Choose The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme For Your Child?

Students at International Baccalaureate World Schools are  provided  a unique education with a wide array of benefits. IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) students enjoy learner-centered teaching, with an inquiry-based transdisciplinary curriculum model. This means that teaching and learning are designed around what children need, and how they learn best. This stands in contrast to traditional...

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