Students Organize Workshops for Refugee Children

A group of 6 students, myself included, visited the Alsemberg Red Cross asylum centre, along with the CAS coordinators and Ms. Doyle. I found it to be a very effective visit. Arriving at the centre, one of the men in charge gave us a short tour of building and gave us some information on how…

Harrow Bangkok climb for charity

Harrow Bangkok climbed the equivalent height of the Matterhorn Mountain as part of a charity fundraiser on 1st April, which was a great success. The aim of the fundraiser was for the children to climb the total distance of the Matterhorn Mountain (4,478m) inside Harrow Bangkok’s bouldering wall. To do this they either traversed around…

Settling into Your New City: How to Pick the Best School for Your Family

A Q&A with the Director of The American International School · Vienna As Director of The American International School · Vienna, Steve Razidlo makes it his mission to support each student. It’s an instinct that comes naturally to him, especially considering two of those students are his own high school-aged boys. During his tenure at…

SYPT – where a physicist’s dream comes true

Have you ever heard of Xiao? No? Well, keep your ears open. Xiao, better known as Jason to his Lyceum friends, is one of the up-and-coming physicists of our time. This gifted boy took second place at the Swiss Young Physicists’ Tournament, short SYPT (for more: www.sypt.ch), where he convinced with his class mate Daniil…

My mind is like this room: reflections on Morocco

I often catch myself thinking: ”None of this is real.” It becomes a mantra. A heuristic of sorts. I’m in my second phase of culture shock; having gotten used to much of Arabic society, I must now learn to appreciate this uncanny familiarity. I’ve been living in Morocco now for over a month, after living…

University Application Reflections: Must-read Tips for Year 12 Students

As April comes to an end, Year 13 students around the world preparing for their post-secondary academic careers are coming to decisions on where they will be spending their next four years. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students have been flooded with exceptional offers from schools across the globe. For Year 12…

Best Bilingual Schools around the world

Why choosing a bilingual school? Children learn more in their first 2,000 days than in any other six-year period in their life. Studies have shown that children who are educated in a multilingual setting are more apt to learn new languages later on in life. Multilingual minds have been found to be more nimble and…

Best Bilingual Schools in Dubai

Parents in Dubai are increasingly attracted to international bilingual schools due to the ‘international education passport’ that externally validated examinations bring. For students who aspire to go to western universities, it removes the obligation to do a foundation year. Why choosing a bilingual school? Children learn more in their first 2,000 days than in any…

Best Boarding Schools in USA

The United States is home to more than 300 boarding schools and over 100 international schools, each as unique as the students who attend them. And it is due to America’s diversity in geography, curriculum, student life, and core values that students travel from all over the world to attend learning establishments here. Below are…