Tolerance is a Key Part of Character Education in Globeducate Schools

At Globeducate we have a shared central vision based on character development being key to the education of our students and principles such as critical thinking, creativity, self-improvement, social awareness, responsibility, tolerance and respect are reinforced during both curricular and non-curricular activities on a daily basis. The international and multicultural character of Globeducate naturally creates […]

International Preparatory School, Lisbon, joins Globeducate

Globeducate welcomed IPS (International Preparatory School) to the group in October, marking a new chapter in the school´s history and expanding Globeducate´s presence in Europe. IPS has 300 children and was founded in 1982 by Robert and Hilary Heger, the parents of current owner Lars Heger and his wife Carolyn. The school is popular with […]

How a Team Sport Mindset Helps Students Flourish

The relationship between team sport and mental health of young people is crucial to the foundation of an international school culture that allows students to flourish Physical and mental health are increasingly regarded as two sides of the same coin, neither can be prioritised over the other if we are in the business of developing […]

Globeducate Graduate Blog: Javier Guerra Vence at Imperial College London

Javier Guerra Vence graduated from Nobel International School Algarve in Summer 2018 and is now studying Meng Aeronautical Engineering, a four-year degree, at Imperial College, London. He took A Levels in Maths, Physics, Biology and Spanish, and AS Levels in Further Maths and Economics. Javier will be writing regularly for us on his experience of […]

Teaching Excellence Award for Agora Lledó Teacher

A teacher and former student at Agora Lledó International School has been recognised for his excellence in teaching, awarded the prize of Teaching Excellence by the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Julián de la Torre, 35 years old, began his journey at this school at the age of 12 and has been teaching Maths for eight […]

Festival of Sustainability Launches across Globeducate Schools

Celebrating the success of our Globeducate schools´efforts to develop sustainability practices and education, teachers took to their screens for a webinar led by WWF-UK Education Manager Matt Larsen-Daw to launch a new cross-cultural, international Globeducate Festival of Sustainability that kicked off with a global webinar bringing together 17 of our schools from Europe and India. […]

Health and Wellbeing of our Teachers in 2020

Anyone working in schools will know that if teachers are happy and healthy, and they are able to deliver engaging lessons to their best of their ability, the outcome is that we have happy pupils who are progressing well, both academically and emotionally. Teachers are no strangers to adapting to change – whether that might […]

Eco-Schools: the Globeducate journey to Green Flag Status

Between 2020-2022, all Globeducate schools are working towards Eco-Schools “Green Flag” status – using this globally recognised benchmark as a tangible tool for meeting our shared vision to address the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals 2030 and to prepare each student to become a global citizen who can shape the world. During Covid-19 school closures, […]

Raising Readers: Globeducate teachers on nurturing a love of reading

Developing passionate, engaged and motivated readers has brought together Globeducate´s worldwide community of teachers and school librarians, under the leadership of Education Director Oanh Crouch. In her recent podcast interview with Dan Worth, a TES Senior Editor, Oanh explained, “Part of my role is to really capture and harness the expertise and experience across our […]

Globeducate Schools Highly Commended in The PIEoneer Awards 2020

Two Globeducate international schools achieved “Highly Commended” recognition at the fourth annual PIEoneers Awards, held on October 2, on a virtual stage for the first time due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. With nominations spanning 30 countries, a judging panel of 38 international education specialists and more than 300 attendees attended the event. Rome International […]

A Roaring Success for our Global Agenda and WWF

A Roaring Success with WWF in 2020 How could we deliver on our mission to prepare each student to be a global citizen who could shape the world? How could we help teachers to bring to life the United Nations sustainable development goals in classrooms across the world, to give meaning at an individual student […]

Meet Seoyon, ICS Paris Student – Achieving a Perfect IB Score

Seoyeon Cheong scored 45/45, the perfect score, in her IB this summer at ICS Paris and goes to study Business Administration at Yonsei University, South Korea. Why did you choose to study at this school? I’ve always wanted to study in a multicultural and an international environment. When I had the chance to live and […]

ICS London Vice-Principal and Eco-Schools Co-ordinator Joins “Green Futures” Panel

Globeducate teachers stayed focused on ecological issues, even during the school holidays. James Benson, Assistant-Principal for ICS London, was invited to take part in the Greener Futures panel. The Daily Telegraph newspaper joined forces with Legal and General, a leading UK financial services company, to hold a panel discussion entitled ‘Greener Futures’, one of six […]

Hattemer Students´ “Sunga Bana” Project Impacts on Street Children

A group of five students at Hattemer 8 ème achieved significant recognition by Eco-Schools, awarding the school its Eco-Écoles Green Flag for a project that brings together students in Paris with school children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and which raised €200 during the last academic year. The “Sunga Bana” project involves Hattemer […]

Blyth Academy “Back to School” Facebook Live Expert Panel

Blyth Academy, our Globeducate private high school in Ontario, with ten campuses, took to Facebook Live on the 1st September to screen an expert panel webinar with the aim of reassuring and engaging parents in the discussion around a safe return to school. The Facebook LIVE Back to School Assembly panel discussed this uncharted back-to-school […]

O Castro British School Student Achieves Highest Grade in Spain

A Year 11 student at O Castro British School, Vigo, achieved the highest grade in Spain for his English Language IGCSE this summer, while the school community celebrated outstanding academic results across the board for IGCSEs, A Levels and UNED PCE exams for entry to Spanish universities. Álvaro Morgade Carneiro, Year 11 at the international […]

Globeducate Schools Celebrate Best Ever Academic Results in 2020

Globeducate Chief Education Officer Daniel Jones shares his thoughts on this year’s outstanding International Baccalaureate Diploma results. The results are in — the 2019/20 school year was the most challenging year in modern times and Globeducate schools saw significant academic improvement across the board. Our Diploma group average this year was 33.5 points, an improvement […]

5 Reasons Chess is the Ideal International School Game

Schools around the world should embrace chess – it’s educational, historical, transcends language and, most importantly, is a lot of fun. Playing games is part of being human – after all, we all play games all through our lives, says Rome International School´s middle and high school librarian Carla MacCallum, writing for TES. Of all […]

Toronto Prep School student awarded prestigious Canadian STEM scholarship

Toronto Prep School graduate Hayley Monson has been selected to receive an $80, 000.00 CAD Schulich Leader Scholarship to study Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University. Hayley will be entering the Mathematics and Statistics Gateway program this Autumn and was nominated by TPS Guidance Counsellor Mr Ian Fleming for her outstanding achievements. Hayley is the […]

Stonar Celebrates Outstanding A-Level Results

Stonar School in Wiltshire, United Kingdom, is  celebrating an outstanding set of A Level results for its pupils, with 70 per cent of pupils being awarded A*-B grades and 46 per cent of pupils A*-A grades. Matthew Way, Headmaster, commented, ​”I am delighted by these hugely impressive A Level results and it is very gratifying […]

Code a Better Future: Globeducate Cool Coders

Globeducate students were offered a varied and inspiring programme of activities, courses and challenges during the summer break. One of the most popular choices was the Cool Coding course designed and delivered by Agora International School Andorra´s Computer Science teacher David Ashaolu. The course was a great success, attracting more than 1,700 users who all […]

Students Win First Place in Renault Education Competition

Students at Agora Sant Cugat International School have been recognised with Spain´s First Place award by Renault for their project about road safety and sustainable mobility: The Fatal Consequences of Alcohol. The project launched by Renault in 2011, “Your Ideas, Your Initiatives”, is aimed at students aged 15 to 17 and is designed to get […]

Toronto Prep School Alumna App Innovation

A Toronto Prep School recent graduate made news on CTV News in Toronto for creating an historical neighbourhood walking app to raise funds for the local food bank.  Jadyn Daniels, who graduated school with no plans for summer due to COVID-19, created the “Toronto Neighbourhood Walks” app after deciding he wanted to make a difference […]

How making global connections helps schools in a crisis

Covid-19 has shown the value of creating a global community across our group of international schools, writes Oanh Crouch, Education Director of Globeducate. The concept of a group of organisations working collaboratively is nothing new. In 1990, Peter Senge first established the idea of learning communities, where “new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured and […]

Globeducate Students Go Wild for Endangered Species

Globeducate students across the world raised awareness of endangered species with WWF, celebrating the conservation charity´s Wear it Wild Day. The event had been planned to take place in schools but despite campus closures due to Covid-19, Globeducate students and teachers dressed up, wore animal-themed masks, and some raised money as well as having fun […]

ICS Milan Gala Dinner: Cities of the Future

A creative challenge and a Gala Dinner to support the future of ICS Milan.  This year, the COVID-19 emergency has changed the way we all experience school, cities and spaces. It has made many of us question our lifestyles, prompting us to ask ourselves: How will we change after this pandemic? And will our cities […]

Toronto Prep School Joins Globeducate

Globeducate´s schools in Canada now include Toronto Prep School, a private-co-educational university preparatory day school in central Toronto. Located in the midst of Midtown, close to several parks and key city landmarks such as the Ontario Science Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum, the school sits within a green campus, with just under 43,000 square […]

Equitable Learning During Covid-19: IB Blog

It’s much easier for a student, who may struggle with a particular topic or lesson, to ask questions in a classroom and gain understanding.

Expert Panel for EECG Webinar Covid-19: Daniel Jones, Chief Education Officer

Globeducate´s Chief Education Officer Daniel Jones formed part of an expert panel in a recent webinar hosted by The Education Executive Consulting Group, EECG. The webinar´s expert panel discussed the subject of Leading through the Pandemic: Leadership qualities, new methodologies, leading through uncertainty and ambiguity, maintaining strong collegiate spirits among regionally distributed executive teams, and how leaders […]

Collège EIB Monceau in Top Three Middle Schools in France

Collège EIB Monceau in Paris has ranked as the second best Middle School in France in the 2020 Le Figaro ranking. Congratulations to the Middle School’s teams and in particular to the Head of School, Jean-Pierre Davasse. These results are the reward for all the work of all EIB Paris teams, from preschool to high […]

First Place Audio-visual Award for Agora Sant Cugat International School

Higher Grade students of Agora Sant Cugat International School have achieved first place in the Catalonia Audiovisual Council Awards, a prestigious regional competition in its 17th year in 2020. More than 80 projects were submitted and the short film produced by Sant Cugat´s students was singled out by the judges. The Catalan Audio-visual Council uses […]

Globeducate and WWF webinar: Our Planet, Our Business

The opportunity for students to pose questions to a panel of scientists and WWF experts on June 17th signaled the final virtual WWF – Globeducate summit of this academic year. From Canada to Italy, students and teachers gathered for an hour-long WWF Our Planet, Our Business webinar following a 30-minute viewing of the WWF film, […]

Globeducate Finalists in PIEoneer Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that four of our leading international schools in the UK, Spain and Italy are finalists in The PIEoneer Awards 2020, recognising some innovative education programmes and projects that have taken place this year across our global network of Globeducate schools. Facing tough competition from hundreds of entries, the finalist nomination […]

Symbiosis: Milan´s School of the Future

The ICS Milan Symbiosis campus had to stop work briefly, due to the Covid-19 crisis, but progress has now resumed and the school is continuing to grow, preparing to welcome its new students in a spacious, highly  technological environment that has been designed with the student experience in mind – bringing together children aged two […]

New Almancil School Opens in Portugal

Nobel International School Algarve´s new campus opens at Almancil in September 2020 and will welcome students from Nursery to Year 6, ages 3 to 11. The school is situated on a plot of land in the Algarve region´s ´Golden Triangle´, close to the popular luxury golfing and lifestyle resorts of Vale de Lobo and Quinta […]

Globeducate Virtual Debates

Globeducate students from eight schools took part in a virtual online debate on June 4th. During a difficult period of students not being able to connect with others in person, the teams of Year 7 to 9 students thrived on this opportunity to interact. The aim was to create an opportunity for connecting with other […]

New IB World School in Andorra

Agora International School Andorra becomes an IB World School and is now authorised to deliver the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) at Post 16 level

Globeducate and WWF Host First Virtual Summit

Students representing 11 nationalities from ICS London, Stonar School in Wiltshire, and EIB Victor Hugo school in Paris met for the first ever “virtual” Our Planet´s Future Summit on Friday 24th April, organised by WWF and Globeducate.   The workshop, usually involving face-to-face contact, immersed the students, aged 12 to 14 and from the UK, […]

Globeducate Pioneers Virtual School Programmes

Daniel Jones, Chief Education Officer of Globeducate, writes for The Pie news blog about overseeing schools in all markets migrate to temporary virtual-schooling due to Covid-19 in less than a month. (Featured on www.thepienews.com,  March 24th 2020) Having anticipated possible school closures early in the new year our leadership team began planning a global strategy […]

EIB Etoile Paris Ranks 20th High School in France

EIB Etoile high school in Paris has made steady progress in recent years in all national daily and weekly newspaper rankings and is now ranked among the best High Schools in France (20th in the ranking of Le Figaro national newspaper). This successful trend is the result of the work done in recent years by […]

Agora Sant Cugat and Lledó Rank in Top 100 Schools in Spain

In the same year as marking milestone 30th and  21st anniversaries, Agora Sant Cugat International School in Barcelona has secured third place in El Mundo´s Top 100 Schools in Spain (Los 100 Mejores Colegios de España) and Ágora Lledó in Castellón has secured 81st place (tied 69th position). Agora Sant Cugat was awarded the same […]

Globeducate Reading Challenge 2020

“Twenty minutes a day will set you on your way!” By reading just twenty minutes a day, when they reach the end of Primary School, students are more likely to score 90% better than their peers in tests; this is the statistic that formed the foundation of a global recommendation that children read for 20 […]

TIPS Coimbatore launches inaugural ROBOTICA competition

The Indian Public School Coimbatore main campus hosted more than 250 students in 50 teams at TIPS Coimbatore earlier this month for the inaugural ROBOTICA championship 2020. A first of its kind in the city, The Indian Public School Coimbatore organised this inter-school Robotics championship for students on 1st February, welcoming more than 50 teams […]

Hundreds descend on Bilbao for 8th Globeducate International Music Festival

St George´s English School of Bilbao, Spain, hosted the biggest children´s concert of the Basque country in Spain at the end of January, with more than 200 children participating from Globeducate schools all around Europe; from Rome and Florence in the East to London and Faro in the West. The event, Globeducate´s eighth International Music […]

Globeducate and WWF Announce Global Collaboration

An exciting partnership between Globeducate and WWF will impact on the education of more than 25,000 young people and their wider communities. Globeducate is one of the leading K-12 international schools´ groups in the world, with more than 50 schools in 10 countries and has launched a global agenda for change which prepares its students […]

Design Teachers Meet in Munich

Design teachers traveled from Peru, London, Spain, Austria, Germany, Saudi Arabia and more countries to collaborate on workshops and round-table discussions.

Globeducate Arts Competition 2019

The Globeducate Arts competition 2019 gave students from the age of 5 to 18 across all schools in the group the opportunity to get creative and experimental with their art, writing and poetry.

Eco-Schools Journey Begins in Spain

Nine schools from Globeducate in Spain have joined the Eco-Schools programme and marked this significant step by welcoming the President of the Eco-Schools Programme in Spain to Agora International School Madrid to talk to students and teachers.

Academic Olympics 2019 Hosted in Barcelona

The fifth Globeducate Academic Olympics were hosted by Agora Sant Cugat International School, Barcelona over three days in November 2019.

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