News from Schools February 19, 2019

Students learn from people they love

As the New York Times published in a recent article, “children learn from people they love”.

Emotions tell you what to pay attention to, care about and remember. It’s hard to work through difficulty if your emotions aren’t engaged. Information is plentiful, but motivation is scarce.

illustrated for me the connection between emotional relationships and learning

At Beau Soleil, our small class sizes and student to teacher ratio of 4:1, ensure that our students enjoy a privileged relationship with their teachers.

Nurturing these relationships, our teachers are able to listen to each student’s needs and adapt their programme to help each student achieve to the best of their ability.

More than just teachers, our academic staff support students on a daily basis sharing time with them both inside and outside of the classroom.

Our tutor system, whereby each student has a teacher with whom they are able to discuss any issues, promotes the creation of close relationships and reinforces our Beau Soleil family goal: our student’s wellbeing and success.

College Alpin Beau Soleil

Founded in 1910 Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland. It provides a full boarding education for students from over 55 different nationalities…

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