Nobel Algarve Powers Ahead with Green Energy

Since joining Globeducate in 2018, one of the world’s leading premium bilingual and international schools groups, Nobel Algarve British International School has built on its established Eco-School status and joined more than 54 other Globeducate schools worldwide by implementing a series of measures to make it a greener, more eco-friendly school with sustainability education at […]

Globeducate Welcomes Cambridge House Community College, Spain

We are delighted to welcome Cambridge House Community College in Valencia to Globeducate. This highly distinguished British international school, with a roll of 1,700 students, was the first in Spain to gain joint BSO (British School Overseas) and NABSS (National Association for British Schools in Spain) accreditation, and we congratulate the students and staff on […]

Globeducate Welcomes IB and Bilingual School and Pre-School in Milan

Globeducate – one of the leading K-12 premium bilingual and international school groups worldwide with 55 schools, and online programmes, in nine countries – welcomes the Bilingual European School (BES) and the British American Preschool (BAPS), Milan. BES and BAPS join ICS Milan, becoming the group’s second school in Milan and our fifth school in […]

Outstanding A-level Results for Globeducate Students

Globeducate, one of the world’s leading premium international, bilingual and online schools organisations, today announced its congratulations to A-level students in the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Chief Education Officer Daniel Jones, commented “We are extremely proud of our schools’ outstanding A-level results this year. Students in every Globeducate school are celebrating record results. […]

ICS London Success in Film making and Animation

Move over Cannes Film Festival! Students at ICS London competed in the Independent Schools Association  Film and Digital Art Competition 2021 and wowed judges from One Day Film School with their storytelling, creativity and digital animation skills. ICS London Diploma 1 students, aged 16 to 17, won the ISA award in their category of “Computer […]

Globeducate Students Celebrate Best IB Diploma Results Ever

Globeducate students achieve 35.4 global point average in IB Diploma, with more than 70% achieved as Bilingual Diplomas Students and teachers in Globeducate, one of the world’s leading international K-12 education groups in the world, with a network of more than 55 bilingual, international and online schools in nine countries, today celebrated outstanding results in […]

Moving up: My IBDP Diary

Becoming an IBDP Student at ISN Nice Two senior students, Evrard and Emma, from ISN Nice, one of our Globeducate international schools on the Côte d´Azur, share their experiences of becoming International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme students. Emma Baumgartner has just completed her first International Baccalaureate Diploma year at ISN Nice and is sharing her experiences […]

Globeducate Debates

Students took to their screens to meet up with fellow young debaters from across Globeducate between 14th and 17th June for the first Globeducate Debate.  More than 100 competitors aged nine to 18, from 21 schools and seven countries and 15 cities, competed in 40 teams and enjoyed internal school debates before selecting their representative […]

IB Blog: What is TOK?

Nalinka Kalder teaches at ISN Nice. She is Creative Arts Coordinator, TOK and RS teacher and IB Visual Arts examiner. Here, she explains why teaching TOK is one of the highlights of her week. THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME Theory of Knowledge is a unique core part of the IB Diploma Programme […]

Three New Eco-Schools

Globeducate Eco-Schools Pledge Sees Continued Success with three new green flags!  Three Globeducate schools in France and the UK achieved Eco-Schools status in June, signalling our continued commitment as a group to promote sustainability across our global community and address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Bee-keeping and hens laying eggs, plastic reduction […]

Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week 2021 runs from 10th May to 16th May with the theme of connecting with nature and the environment. During this pandemic, many children, young people and adults have experienced a mental health problem, or seen a loved one struggle. In our busy lives, it is important that we find time to relax […]

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 writes regularly for us on his experience of undergraduate life […]

El Mundo Best Schools in Spain

Two schools in Globeducate´s Agora International School group in Spain have once again ranked highly in El Mundo´s “100 Best Schools in Spain 2021”. Agora Sant Cugat achieved fourth overall national position and best private school in Catalonia, once again recognised in the national newspaper´s top five positions. Agora Lledó International School has once again […]

Safer internet Day 2021

Across Globeducate schools, teachers and students marked Safer Internet Day, February 9th. The theme was Together for a Better Internet” with the aim to inspire a conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, and creatively. Safer Internet Day is a global celebration in more than 170 countries. During a prolonged period of online schooling for many […]

Globeducate Reads 2021

The first international Globeducate Reads event took place on February 12th, led by Education Director Oanh Crouch and Assistant Education Director Monica Fontán. More than 30 Globeducate schools dedicated one hour of reading, then passed the ´baton´ to the next school; reading for an hour, all together in school or at home. The aim of […]

Agora Portals are Debate Champions

Agora Portals International School are champions of the Inter-School Debating Competition organised by Mallorca´s Rotary Club Calvià International. The team, formed by Marianne Boulard, Breno Casciello and Kike Pursals, competed against several British schools of Mallorca, Liceo Francés  and they won the hotly contested final against Bellver International College on January 27th, with the debate […]

National Honour for RIS Student

Rome International School Year 12 IB student Yuliya Amosava, was one of 25 students in Italy to receive the “Standard Bearer of the Republic” certificate from Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic. The award honours students under the age of 18, who represent the model student, and those who are supporting the community in their […]

Agora Lledó is Top IB School In Spain

Agora Lledó International School in Spain has once again established itself as a school of reference both on the national and European scene by reaching first position nationally and fifth place in Europe on the Best IB schools list, with more than 5,200 schools presented for evaluation. Agora Lledo exceeded its previous score from 2018, […]

WWF Quiz for Globeducate

The first ever WWF-Globeducate Quiz took place on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January for Primary and secondary schools across Globeducate’s network and was a roaarrrrring succcess! Students from more than 20 Globeducate schools came together online to test their knowledge of wildlife and Planet Earth, after some preliminary heats in their classrooms the […]

Public Speaking, a crucial skill

Public speaking, and the confidence to get up and talk to peers or strangers, is an important life skill for young adults, as presentations are now an important part of most classroom and extra-curricular curriculum, but they don’t end at high school graduation. Undergraduate and postgraduate HE courses, internships and networking events often require public […]

Staff Wellbeing Initiative 2021

The Globeducate Wellbeing Programme for Mind, Body and Spirit  launched on January 18th in nine countries for all of Globeducate’s employees. It has been designed to support colleagues in feeling as healthy, fulfilled and inspired as possible during the coming months and beyond. The need to safeguard everyone´s mental, physical and emotional wellbeing is a […]

Leadership Update

We are delighted to welcome Mel Curtis to Globeducate as our new Directrice Générale / Director General for ISN Nice. Mel has enjoyed a varied career in education, spanning more than 30 years, and has been a teacher, Principal and Chief Education Officer across Europe, the Middle East, and North America. She has led a […]

World Outdoor Classroom Day Gives Fresh Take on Learning

World Outdoor Classroom Day took place on 5th November 2020. This is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child´s day as teachers take children outdoors to learn.  Children are spending less time outdoors than ever before and this is affecting their health, wellbeing and love of the natural world. Time outdoors […]

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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