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Oct 18
2016
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Creating a Culture of Cooperation

Head of School Blog

In their review of current best practice in education, as informed by recent research in the learning sciences, the OECD draws this second “transversal conclusion”: Once again, this speaks directly to our 5+1 model, in not just one but several of its dimensions. It is also relevant to other...

Oct 05
2016
China Exchange Programme

China Exchange Programme

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ICHK’s annual exchange programme has been underway this week. Students and staff made a return visit to Nengren Middle School in Jiangsu Province, where they were immersed in Chinese language and culture. They enjoyed a tremendous week, taking part in many different activities, and enjoying the...

Oct 04
2016
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Active Engagement and the Curriculum

Head of School Blog

In their review of the lessons that should be drawn from latest research in the learning sciences, the OECD list seven “transversal” conclusions that, they insist, should be the hallmark of the 21st century learning environment, but which, they lament, generally are not. I thought it would be...

Oct 04
2016
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Student Achievement, Adaptive Expertise and the 5+1 Model

Head of School Blog

Since 2013, we have adopted what we call the 5+1 Model at ICHK. Based on the insights of five thinkers working in education and beyond, but taking its inspiration more widely, the 5+1 Model gives guidance to our teachers about how best to engage with pre-teen and teenage learners so as to boost...

Oct 04
2016
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The Complexity of Learning

Head of School Blog

As part of my role as Head of School, I intend to get into the habit of writing occasional but regular blogs that provide the community with a chance to connect with the thinking behind the ways in which we approach schooling at ICHK. Witnessing people develop and grow as professionals, we see...

Jun 06
2016
Year 9 Consultancy

Year 9 Consultancy

School News

ICT students are acting as real life consultants under a pioneering new study unit. Year 9 students are turning their classroom learning into real world experience, by pitching their ICT skills to a client looking to make better use of technology. A total of 23 students have chosen the...

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