16 Apr 2020

The advent of the #CoronaTeacher

Sunny Thakral, Head of Technology & Communications

A corona extends from the Sun, millions of kilometres from the source, to spread light. Kind of similar to a […]

9 Apr 2020

Here’s what I learnt being locked down at home during COVID-19

Navneet Kaur, Deputy Head of Communications

A few weeks ago something we never could have imagined took over our lives. A worldwide pandemic was rapidly spreading […]

30 Mar 2020

Practising Gratitude in the Time of Adversity

Anita Maree Purves, Head of PE & Sports

‘If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.’ J P Sartre Despite self-isolation being promoted as the best […]

11 Feb 2020

The 21st century student and university: What you need to consider

Nayantara Handa, University Guidance Counsellor

In today’s ever-changing world, students applying for an undergraduate degree are faced with a plethora of choices and competing interests. […]

31 Oct 2019

How difficult conversations contribute to a high performing team

Melisha Trotman, Principal, Primary School

Having difficult conversations with colleagues is an essential part of the job for many professionals working in schools. Yet when […]

11 Oct 2019

Using open ended questions with young children

Emma-Jane Ritchie, EYFS Leader

Which of these sounds more powerful to you? Great rocket drawing Arjun! What colour will you paint the windows, green […]

23 Sep 2019

Is there a reason for music education in schools?

Clayton Duggan, Music Teacher & Performing Arts Coordinator, Primary

Why music? In 2005, an Australian music educator looked through research about the interaction of music and humans. Her focus […]

12 Sep 2019

What if the elders are simply wrong?

Mark Taitt, Principal, Secondary School

One of my favourite books as a child was The Emperor’s New Clothes, written by Hans Christian Andersen in 1837. […]

5 Sep 2019

Why Question?

Meera Gandotra, Maths Teacher & Assistant Curriculum Leader, Maths

Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind – Mahatma Gandhi It is […]

16 Aug 2019

Are English teachers serving an imperialist or Eurocentric cause by teaching canonical Western texts?

Vasundara Bhalla, Secondary School Deputy Principal

Why teach literature? At a time when information is measured in terabytes and the world is available on a smartphone, […]