I am sitting here at my desk in a comfortably cool air-conditioned office, papers for reading piled high and an agenda full of meetings. Looking through the large floor-to-ceiling window ahead, I can see the harbour filled with
In this article, Dr Eve Poole, Chairman of the Board of Governors at Gordonstoun, explains why the school chose to participate in research about the value of “character education” in later life. Gordonstoun’s curriculum combines academic rigour with a wide range of
BESSA alumni, Nan-Yoong Rin shares his experience with us about how attending BESSA helped him and his son, Josh, gain a better understanding about British boarding.
“BESSA was like a well organised supermarket of fine foods” says Rin. With no
Sheridan Steen, Founder & Director of Dyslexia School Search (DSS), shares with us her journey as a parent of a dyslexic child and how British schools can help provide a strong foundation for a SEN child.
Today’s companies such as
The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the best of all the UK has to offer the world, and its boarding schools with long-standing traditions are continuing to innovate and deliver world-class education. BESSA speaks to Coen Armstrong, recently graduated after five years at
When parents prepare their children for the big step of sending them overseas for the first time, it is usually approached pragmatically and instinctively. At BESSA, we decided to take a look from a different perspective: The Psychology of Human Needs.
Stephanie Cheah, founder of BESSA, speaks to students at the schools show about how their boarding school experiences will help them at university.
There are many reasons why parents decide to choose the boarding school route for their children, but one of
With improved technology online learning has really taken off. Children and adults across the globe are suddenly able to access a whole host of different teaching options online. Harriet Blomefield of Keystone Tutors elaborates on the importance and versatility of e-learning.
Jia Jun Tan, 18, reflects on the last two years of his Sixth Form experience at Charterhouse School in England, describing it as “eye-opening and enriching”. Jia Jun is now serving military service in the Singapore army.
Having lived my