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PYP early years education promotes school readiness

In a study conducted by researchers at Deakin University, the learning processes and outcomes at four Early Years PYP schools were evaluated. The researchers examined student literacy rates and school readiness skills at two schools in Australia and two schools in Singapore.  Qualitative data was collected to evaluate the perspectives of teachers, students, and parents. Overall, the study […]

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Short video from Danish school shows inclusion in action

It is always a delight to see schools that are continually progressing on their inclusion journey, which is why we were thrilled when Copenhagen International School opened their doors to us last January and allowed us to film their good practice in action. Each teacher, coordinator, support staff and school leader had the same inclusion […]

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Educating for global citizenship through the PYP exhibition

We interviewed Nicholas Palmer, a 2014 recipient of the Jeff Thompson Research Award for his study on the Primary Years Programme (PYP) exhibition and global citizenship education. He completed the research as part of a dissertation proposal for his graduate studies at the Charles Sturt University in Australia. Nick is currently the primary mathematics coordinator […]


Ten steps to MYP personal projects

As the deadline approaches on 20 January 2016 for the registration of MYP candidates for personal project moderation in 2016, here is some useful information about the process for registering your candidates: Who needs to register? In MYP schools with year 5 of the programme, all students must complete the personal project. When do I need to […]

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MYP projects play an important part in our school culture

By Angela Jonson As Middle Years Programme (MYP) educators prepare to implement some updates to the programme’s personal project, we spoke to Angela Johnson to see how the changes are taking shape in her school.  MYP personal project Here at Southbank International School, the MYP personal project plays a very important part within our school’s culture, […]