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Parental Involvement: What Matters Most to Schools?

Parental Involvement: What Matters Most to Schools?

  We want the best for our kids, especially when it comes to their education. To this end, we focus on what the school offers. Will it provide what our children need? Will it nurture and care for our children in a way that will allow them to flourish? Will it cater to...

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Overcoming Parental Concerns About School

Overcoming Parental Concerns About School

  Parental concerns about school are inevitable. First and foremost, we want our kids to be happy. If our kids are happy at school, everything can flow from there. But as parents, what can we do? What power do we have to ensure their happiness at school? My answer is...

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How Happiness Impacts Learning and How Parents Can help

How Happiness Impacts Learning and How Parents Can help

  Knowing that children will do better at school if they're happy isn't anything new. But what if our children aren't happy at school? How can parents help their child in that scenario and what exactly are the learning benefits of being happy at the elementary stage?...

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Creative Learning: An Interview with Cassandra Pouge

Creative Learning: An Interview with Cassandra Pouge

Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with Education Consultants. Covering a range of topics, our educators share their expertise as well as experience and provide advice on how to best nurture and support your child’s learning. Our guest educator this week...

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Work in the Future – Are our Kids Ready?

Work in the Future – Are our Kids Ready?

This week’s post has been written by Guest Educator, Brian Ambrosio, who has been involved in education for the last 28 years.  Starting as a Maths and Physical Education teacher in Australia, he moved into international teaching/administration in various countries...

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Supporting Kids’ Learning Through Physical Activity

Supporting Kids’ Learning Through Physical Activity

  This week's post has been written by guest educator, Andrew D. Watson. His career in education spans over twenty years and has taken him to several countries, sharing his expertise in school reform, teacher training and leadership. As a qualified FA coach, he has...

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Talking Math: How Negative Messages Impact Our Kids

Talking Math: How Negative Messages Impact Our Kids

  This week's post has been written by Guest Educator, Loris Mullins. A specialised teacher of gifted, ESL and general primary education, Loris worked in California for over 20 years. She has now taken her expertise overseas where she leads a team of education...

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Mark-Making: A Building Block for Brain Function and Literacy

Mark-Making: A Building Block for Brain Function and Literacy

  This week’s post has been written by Guest Educator, Sarah Cotching. Sarah is a specialist in primary education with over seventeen years of experience. During this time, she has worked in education reform programmes for early childhood and primary schools. This has...

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Reading to Your Child: Reflections of a Primary Principal

Reading to Your Child: Reflections of a Primary Principal

    Guest Educator, Ramon Messam has been in education for over twenty years. A specialist in the primary sector, he spent nine years as a principal in schools in New Zealand. He currently works as a National Programme Implementation Manager, to improve the level of...

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