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News image A Curriculum curated to a unique you-A Curriculum curated to a unique you-Compass International School Curriculum Blog
Curriculum curated to a unique you
Compass International School Doha prioritises personalised education, nurturing individual talents and aspirations through small class sizes and tailored learning pathways. Beyond academics, the school instills values like confidence and resilience, preparing students for success in a changing world. With a track record of producing graduates who become leaders and innovators, the school empowers students to make a positive impact. Compass International School Doha is not just a place of learning but a catalyst for personal growth, celebrating each student's unique journey towards success.
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News image Shaping a compassionate Future-Shaping a compassionate future-Compass International School Neurodiversity Blog
Shaping a compassionate future
The blog emphasises our school's celebration of neurodiversity, particularly within the autism community. It highlights our journey towards inclusivity, advocating for recognition and empowerment of individuals regardless of neurodivergence. We nurture an environment where each student's unique strengths are valued. As we mark World Autism Awareness Day, our commitment to understanding and acceptance remains unwavering, reflecting our dedication to a more inclusive world.
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News image Using a STEAM mindset as an approach to learning-Using a STEAM mindset as an approach to learning-James Barnett STEAM lead Compass Blog | Posts From Our People
Using a STEAM mindset as an approach to learning
In this blog James Barnett, STEAM lead at Madinat Khalifa,  discusses the integration of skill-based target systems in education, particularly focusing on STEAM. It explores the evolution of goal-setting frameworks like the 4C's and the Personal Learning Goals of the IPC. Practical examples of STEAM implementation in IPC units are highlighted, urging educators to extend the STEAM mindset into traditional subjects. The blog advocates for innovative assessment methods and emphasizes the importance of sharing best practices to enrich learning experiences for both educators and students.
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News image International Womens Day - a unique perspective-International Womens Day - a unique perspective-Blog header 1317  741px 1 Blog
International Womens Day - a unique perspective
In this blog, Compass parent and school psychologist Lauren McIlvaine reflects on the global impact of International Women's Day, sharing diverse stories from women worldwide. She emphasises the collective strength of women in fostering inclusivity and calls for a shared commitment to upholding women's rights, urging open dialogue for a meaningful celebration.
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News image A look into the psychology of sports-A look into the psychology of sports-Rugby Player Blog
A look into the psychology of sports
For forward-thinking parents, it's important to see how team sports can help your child grow into a responsible, reliable person. DRFC and Compass International aren't just about winning games; they're about learning important life lessons while having fun with teammates.
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Women pioneers in science: driving Qatar's future
Discover the influential role of women scientists in Qatar across healthcare, technology, and engineering. Notable figures like Dr. Hanan Al Kuwari have enhanced healthcare services, positioning Qatar as a hub for medical research. Despite progress, gender equality in STEM remains a focus, with educational initiatives like those at Compass International School Doha empowering young women. The blog highlights the potential of these students to shape Qatar's scientific future, emphasizing ongoing support for women in science and a commitment to a brighter tomorrow.
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News image Navigating the IGCSE Maze - Compass International School Guides the Way-Navigating the IGCSE Maze - Compass International School Guides the Way-How we teach at Compass Blog | Themaid
Navigating the IGCSE maze
Compass International School underscores the importance of IGCSE option selection for students and offers guidance through an Options Evening and Parent-Teacher Meetings on 26th February providing insights into subject choices, curriculum, assessments, and career paths. This event emphasises our personalised learning approach, fostering open communication between parents, students, and teachers to align options with students' interests and aspirations. This commitment aims to create a supportive community and ensure a holistic educational experience, preparing students for exams and future challenges.
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News image Preparing for Exams - Fostering Success through Supportive Study Strategies-Preparing for Exams - Fostering Success through Supportive Study Strategies-Compass International School secondary exams Blog
Preparing for exams at Compass International School
This blog stresses the importance of exams in Nord Anglia education and highlights the vital roles parents and educators play. It emphasises creating a conducive home learning environment with a dedicated study space and routine. The collaborative approach between parents and teachers is promoted for aligning support with classroom learning. The Nord Anglia Way encourages active learning, effective time management, and fostering a growth mindset. The joint effort of parents, teachers, and students in preparing for exams and instilling confidence for lifelong learning and success.
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News image Motivation in education: how we unlock our students’ true potential -Motivation in education-Motivation in education at compass Blog
Motivation in education: how we unlock our students’ true potential
At Compass International School, explore how student motivation, emphasising intrinsic and extrinsic factors for academic success. Through tailored learning, unique experiences, and strong parent partnerships, we foster an environment where students are engaged, resilient, and driven to excel.
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News image The unexpected joys of holiday reading-The unexpected joys of holiday reading-Reading at Compass Blog | Featured | Posts From Our People | Themaid
The unexpected joys of holiday reading
Highlighting the significance of children maintaining a reading habit during holidays, the piece underscores cognitive benefits supported by research. Practical suggestions, such as strategically placing books and starting a shared journal, aim to make reading enjoyable, fostering a lifelong love for literature and essential skills.
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News image Creating the next generation of global citizens-Creating the next generation of global citizens-Global citizens blogheader Blog | Featured
Creating the next generation of global citizens
At Compass International School, we prioritise developing students' knowledge, skills, and values for contributing to communities, understanding international issues, and engaging with diverse perspectives. Our commitment to global citizenship is integrated into the curriculum and extends beyond the classroom through immersive experiences, collaborations with organizations like UNICEF, leadership opportunities, celebrating diversity, and fostering strong parent and community engagement, ultimately preparing students for success in universities and careers worldwide.
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News image Beats Unleashed - Key Stage 3 masters drumming in showcase-Beats Unleashed - Key Stage 3 masters drumming in showcase-KS3 music showcase Blog | Madinat Khalifa | Posts From Our People | Featured
Beats Unleashed - Key Stage 3 masters drumming in showcase
Students from Key Stage 3 showcased their musical talents after weeks of hard work and preparation, focusing on drumming in a large ensemble. With Year 7 exploring STOMP!, Year 8 delving into African Djembe Drumming, and Year 9 mesmerizing the audience with Brazilian Samba Drumming, the results of the high-octane drumming session were nothing short of amazing. Discover the numerous benefits of participating in a musical ensemble, from developing musical skills to fostering social connections and building self-confidence, highlighting the commitment of our music department to the Juilliard-inspired Performing Arts Programme.
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News image Unlocking Learning Adventures - A Fun Dive into the World of Artefacts-Unlocking Learning Adventures - A Fun Dive into the World of Artefacts-History at Compass International School Blog | Featured | Posts From Our People
Unlocking Learning Adventures - A Fun Dive into the World of Artefacts
In this captivating blog, Ms. Caldicott - a former archaeologist turned educator shares a thrilling journey into the heart of inclusive learning. By harnessing the magic of artefacts, the author transforms history from a cryptic code to an engaging experience for students of all abilities. Through a blend of digital enchantment, hands-on exploration, and innovative teaching strategies, artefacts become keys to understanding, curiosity, and potential career exploration, shaping a future where every learner is inspired to explore, learn, and grow.
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News image Breaking myths - Thriving beyond academics with the IBDP at Compass International School-Breaking myths - Thriving beyond academics with the IBDP at Compass International School-IBDP coordinator at Compass Blog | News | Madinat Khalifa | Featured | Posts From Our People
Breaking myths - Thriving beyond academics with the IBDP at Compass International School
Explore the myth-busting reality of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) at Compass International School. Contrary to misconceptions, it's not just for the academically gifted but emphasises attitude and personal growth. Discover how Compass International cultivates a supportive environment, where students not only excel academically but also develop crucial life skills for future success.
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News image Redefining educational spaces with Pepijn-Redefining educational spaces with Pepijn-Blog header pepjin Blog | Featured | homepagefeaturedarticle | News | gharaffa
Redefining educational spaces with Pepijn
Embark on Compass International School's summer transformation with Pepijn, a dynamic Year 5 student whose creative vision reshaped key areas. Pepijn's standout proposal for a Qatar History Wall not only celebrates heritage but also underscores the school's commitment to engaging learning experiences, highlighting the power of inclusive student involvement in shaping our vibrant school culture.
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News image Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS-Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS-Insights blog header News | News | Featured | homepagefeaturedarticle
Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS
Leading international schools provider Nord Anglia Education today announced the launch of its groundbreaking new education magazine called INSIGHTS.
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News image The lifelong benefits of music and arts-The lifelong benefits of music and arts-Blog header 1317  741px Claudia Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Posts From Our People | Themaid
The Lifelong benefits of music and the arts

Our very own music teacher and Whole School Director of Juilliard, Claudia Kirk takes us through her profound musical journey, beginning with her introduction to the cello at a young age. The feature underscores the lifelong bond formed with this instrument, which has led to a diverse musical path, inclusive of ensemble performances, a teaching career in music, and many other interests! You'll also learn more about our exclusive Nord Anglia Education partnership with The Juilliard School, which enhances students' appreciation for the arts through various programmes and workshops.

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News image Harnessing the power of AI-Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence-Blog header 1317  741px Tech Blog | Featured | Themaid | Posts From Our People
Harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence
In this blog, our Science and ICT teacher Junior Fatai-Somuyiwa explores how YouTube, Artificial Intelligence, and cutting-edge technology are revolutionizing education and problem-solving. YouTube serves as a rich source of educational content and a platform for raising awareness of critical global issues. AI aids in healthcare diagnostics, customer support, and predictive analytics, while technology is driving innovative solutions in smart cities and disaster management. The integration of these tools in education promises a transformative learning experience and equips students with the skills needed to address today's complex challenges.
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News image Why art matters-Why art matters-Artist day Blog header 1317  741px Blog | Posts From Our People | homepagefeaturedarticle | Themaid
Does art matter? It should, and here's why!
Art education is seen as a means to cultivate essential skills such as creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication, all of which are vital for success in academic and professional pursuits.

Research demonstrates that art education positively impacts students' academic performance, leading to higher test scores, improved attendance rates, and lower dropout rates.
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News image A levels-A levels-Blog header 1317  741px a levels Blog | Featured | homepagefeaturedarticle | Posts From Our People
An in-depth overview of our A-level Programme
Our A-Levels programme prepares our students for university education and future careers. Our comprehensive programme empowers our students to specialise in their interests, develop essential skills, and gain confidence, making them well-prepared for both higher education and the professional world.
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