Benefits of All-Girls Boarding Schools

Choosing a school for your daughter is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. There have been many debates about the advantages and disadvantages of co-educational and single-sex schools. You might also be interested by our selection of the best girls only boarding schools in the world. There is a body…

Top 4 Reasons to Study Abroad

Even though more than half of all American college students say they’d like to study abroad, fewer than 10 percent actually spend a semester at an overseas university.The gap between the number of students who want to go abroad and those that actually do is a tragedy because study abroad is one of the best…

5 Ways to Thrive During the First Month of School

School can be stressful or exciting depending on how prepared you are. Don’t wait until you begin having problems. Whether you have trouble academically or socially, it’s important to know how to best tackle your concerns.Having a plan from the start is a great way to set a positive tone for the entire school year.…

Top Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

On the 21st February, Britannica students, parents and staff recently celebrated International Mother Language Day. We asked around the Britannica School community why they thought that learning a foreign language was a good idea, and why the school puts so much emphasis on this as well as maintaining pupils’ mother tongue here are some of…

The 21st Century Educational Revolution

THINK Global School is the world’s first traveling high school, and each year its faculty and students engage in educational experiences as unique as the countries they visit.Discover in this article the thoughts of some renowned leaders about the 21st century educational revolution and the radical rethink of THINK Global School. Welcome to the reform party.…

The Importance of Technological Megatrends and Their Impact on Education

YCIS Beijing Western Co-Principal Noel Thomas believes that one of the keys to understanding this constantly evolving landscape is the analysis of wider “megatrends” and how they impact student learning. Below, we take a closer look at what he believes to be three of the most important of such trends, plus how these trends can…

How to unlock the athletic potential in your child

‘Sport is for all’ – how to unlock the athletic potential in your child Being healthy and active is a crucial part of every childhood, and while many kids thrive taking part in competitive games, there are just as many who don’t think sport is for them. Harrow Bangkok’s Director of Sport explains how every…

The Value of After School Activities

As much as a school tries, there is just not enough time in the school day to give students the ability and opportunity to devote considerable time to their favourite interest or hobby. At the Yew Chung International School of Beijing, students thankfully have ample time to engage in After School Activities, giving students a…

How to help your child settle into school

The first term of the new school year is an exciting time for children, as they make friends, learn new things and widen their horizons. But it can also be a challenging time for all the family. Leanne Galloway, Head of the Early Years Centre at Harrow Bangkok, answers parents’ common questions to help ensure…