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Many scholars have stressed the impact of assessment on student progress and learning. It is a central part of the latter as it transparently attests that teaching standards and learning objectives are being met (Jarvis, 2007). As a deliberate school…

In education, pioneering ideas are as much about intuition as they are about pragmatism. They are the reflection of a necessity. Their authors are passionate teachers, often dissatisfied with their practice. At first, they may question these ideas when confronted…

Emotions, a Link from the Inside Out

Helping children to grow and blossom, give them the desire to understand, to construct who they are, to visit themselves internally, to be connected with others and the world… the desire to thrive … then learn to become serious, without taking…

Project Based Learning in Our Classrooms

How much do you remember of what you learned at school? What happened with all those facts, dates, information and formulas you had to memorise for the test? And what can we say about the hours we spent doing homework?…

Creativity at School

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.” Abraham…

Learning by Doing

Gone are the days where students were seated in rows and listened, for what seemed like hours, to the teacher on a particular topic. Content was to be memorized and learned in a specific way. Teachers taught and students were…

Our Press Review at School

A press review is a journalistic exercise centred mainly on radio journalism: news that can be regularly heard on the radio, both nationally and internationally. It brings to light the latest world news or a specific event that is commented…