Space is the Third Teacher!

Ever since schools existed, they have reflected the state of society and its expectations represented in the space where learning took place. Mandatory schooling starting at the time of the industrial revolution With mandatory schooling starting at the time of the industrial revolution, at least in Europe, schools were there for one main purpose: society…

Teapot Time: Innovative Teachers Embrace the Spirit of Community

Our close-knit community at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing has long been a main point of attraction for parents looking for a familial school atmosphere, which is being enhanced even further by our new Learning Community spaces. Our teachers have fully embraced this spirit of community as well, implementing the Teapot Time initiative…

The friendships established in boarding last a lifetime

At Harrow Bangkok, boarding is in our DNA – our affiliated school Harrow UK, in London, has all students boarding and has done for centuries, and the benefits are clear. Boarding at Harrow Bangkok gives opportunities for the children to achieve their true potentialHead Master of Harrow International School Bangkok Mr Michael Farley explains why…

Collaborative Teaching and Learning Communities

Jane Kang, a veteran Yew Chung International School of Beijing educator, shared with us how the Year 3 Learning Community improves both lesson planning and execution as well as her own teaching. Year 3 Learning Communities at the Yew Chung International School of Beijing are transforming the educational landscape of the school. Designed by master…

New Head of School for Lakefield College School

The Lakefield College School community is delighted to welcome Anne-Marie Kee as the new Head of School and Head of the LCS Foundation, effective August 1, 2017. A highly respected leader Anne-Marie is a highly respected leader in the independent school community across North America. For the past 11 years, she has served as Executive…

How to create your own garment

Our IB Visual Arts students were invited to take part in an exciting 3D/Fashion workshop held by fashion and jewellery designer, Matthew Greer. Matthew’s experience working with big names such as John Galliano and Erickson Beamon was well exploited by our creative talents at the Lyceum Alpinum. With the design brief requiring the students to…

British Ambassador to Thailand opens new Pullman Library at Harrow Bangkok

H.E The British Ambassador to Thailand Brian Davidson visited Harrow International School Bangkok for the first time today to officially open our brand new Lower School Library. At the opening ceremony he commented: “Books are the most precious gift that anyone could have…” “Books are the most precious gift that anyone could have. They are…

How the TASIS Summer Programs Built an Incomparable Performing Arts Program

For seven weeks each summer, a community of professional artists gathers amongst the mountains and lakes of southern Switzerland and devotes itself to providing a transformative experience to students hailing from more than 50 nations. “It’s a beautiful thing,” said writer, actor, musician, and educator Andrew Leonard, who has spent his summers in Lugano since…

National Outstanding Youth Award to Harrow Bangkok students

The Minister of Education Theerakiat Charoensettasin presented the National Outstanding Youth Award to Harrow Bangkok students, who also received guidance from the Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha as part of Children’s Day celebrations 2017. Congratulations to Pao Pao (S11), Pearl (C13), Paul (C12), and Uno (B13) for this fantastic achievement. Khanitha Prawichen, Thai PrincipalHarrow International…

Harrow Bangkok students let their business skills shine in national competition

Harrow International School Bangkok students have been showcasing their entrepreneurial skills at the Junior Achievement Company Program, with two teams from the school entering and both reaching the finals. This is a highly-competitive event in which teams from schools around the country start up their own student-led business enterprises. Innovative Products Both teams developed innovative…