Best Practices

Kurt Hahn's contribution to education

  Monday, December 10, 2018

Kurt Hahn was a German-born educator who lived from 1886 to 1974.  Hahn founded many schools, and schools’ organizations.  The Round Square association of schools worldwide, of which Keystone is a committed member, is dedicated to the memory and the educational philosophy of Kurt Hahn. This article presents Kurt Hahn’s five essential qualities as well […]

View More Posted by Malcolm McKenzie, Head of School, Keystone Academy, China

Seven Secrets of the World’s (and MaP’s!) Best Students

  Monday, October 15, 2018

What are the secrets of the world’s top-performing students? What’s the difference between ordinary students and extraordinary students? Here’s how any student can go from average to amazing in seven simple, but challenging, steps.

View More Posted by Andrew Taylor, Principal, Maru-a-Pula, Botswana

Encouraging Trustworthiness at Indian School Al Ghubra

  Saturday, September 22, 2018

Indian School Al Ghubra started in 1990 as a day school for Indian expatriate children in Muscat, Oman. The motto of the school is Strive for the Best. In order to do so and get the best out of the students in the care of the school Value education is given great importance. It was decided […]

View More Posted by Papri Ghosh, Principal, Indian School Al Ghubra, Oman

National Schools, International Schools, and World Schools

  Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Keystone Academy, Beijing, is a new school that has been a contributing member of Global Connections since the school opened, in September 2014. Keystone describes itself as: a new world school, a new model of education in China. We identify ourselves as a world school, in contrast to being merely a national or an international […]

View More Posted by Malcolm McKenzie, Head of School, Keystone Academy, China

TAI Reflective Questions Teaching Inquiry Only

  Friday, August 17, 2018

This best practice outlines a process by which teachers might reflect on their own teaching and move towards improvement.

View More Posted by David Hodge, Head, Saint Kentigern, New Zealand