Deciding what is the right age for your child to begin using technology can vary for every child and family. Craig Brown, Head of Learning Technologies at the British International School, Budapest, gives some advice on what parents should consider before giving their child a tablet.
As parents, we encourage our children to reach high. As a lifelong educator, I help learners reach academic, university, and career goals. Personal and professional experiences show clear advantages when school and home work closely together. In addition, research repeatedly validates the immense benefit of parent involvement, as reported by prominent institutions such as University of Leicester and Harvard.
BISW students have once again achieved strong results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Our average score of 34.5 is 15% higher than the IB global average, widening the gap between ourselves and other IB schools around the world.
In June, BISW attended a side event at the United Nations Oceans Conference to discuss the role of youth in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Students ages 10-24 focused on Goal #14 to improve the health of marine life and the ocean.
In an era of fast technological change, education should not only engage students, but also support the development of a number of transferrable skills that are increasingly in demand across many industries.
Following three months of hard work, visiting different hangars, learning about different engines and parts, Build-A-Plane club welcomed their vintage project plane and officially launched on Dec. 14th, 2016.
BISW has joined forces with aeronautical nonprofit Build A Plane to create the after-school activity of the year – assembling an actual, life-size airplane, Cessna 172 – four-seats aircraft. This hands-on project will support BISW’s upcoming collaboration with Massachusetts Institution of Technology (MIT), aiming to enhance learning in science, technology, engineering, visual arts and mathematics (STEAM),
The IB Diploma is the premier international high school program for preparing students for success in higher education and is currently being studied in 136 countries by 1,493,820 IB graduates. A rigorous, highly competitive and in most schools selected entry, the IBDP has become the “must have” international qualification for high school students.