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Covid Series: Online courses and educational resources

Date Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2020

Having now spent a few weeks in lockdown, we appreciate how important it is to avoid prolonged time in front of screens and to get fresh air during the day.  After your daily dose of physical exercise however, it is fun to spend

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COVID Series: Top Ten Tips to Boost Your Immunity and Beat the Virus

Date Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Case studies are showing that Covid-19 can be spread by asymptomatic carriers through our communities without us even knowing.  Without a vaccine or cure on the horizon any time soon, our immune system needs to be on top form to put up the

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COVID series: How will GCSEs and A levels in June 2020 be awarded?

Date Posted: Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Editor: This article was updated on 16 May 2020 with updated and more recent information.

The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) published guidance today as to how exam grades will be awarded following the cancellation of this year’s exams.

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COVID Series: Quarantine Diaries in Singapore

Date Posted: Thursday, March 26th, 2020

The father of a Singapore Coronavirus case kindly shared a real-life story of COVID-19 quarantine on social media.

“Since Covid-19 is something new to us and it is spreading like wildfire, I thought it will benefit many by sharing what I have

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COVID Series: The Impact on Singapore-based UK Boarding Students

Date Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 epidemic which has been sweeping the globe began in Singapore on the 23rd January 2020. Although Singapore successfully contained the initial outbreak[1], a second wave of outbreak caused by travellers from the West has meant a rising number of cases in

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BESSA 2019: FAQs

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

With just a couple of days to go before BESSA 2019 in Malaysia and Singapore, here is what you can expect from The British Education and Schools Show in Asia.  If you are still considering whether or not to attend, we hope

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BESSA in session: With Gordonstoun – Round Square, Strong Pastoral Care and the Scottish Outdoors

Date Posted: Monday, October 28th, 2019

Gordonstoun is famous for being the birthplace of the Round Square movement.  Please tell us more about this philosophy and about character education in your school.

Gordonstoun is proud to be the birthplace of the Round Square movement, founded by

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Educating to be World Ready

Date Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Working and living in the 21st century has changed remarkably quickly with the evolving digital economy and rapid technological advancements.  Many schools are reviewing how to teach in the classroom as it becomes more apparent that traditional academic learning do not equip

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BESSA Alumni: It is more than just the academics

Date Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2019

Today, Singapore’s education system is considered the best in the world. Its students top the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a triennial test of 15-year-olds in dozens of countries, in the main three categories of maths, reading and science.  Singaporean

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