Embracing the scientific spirit: One week at MIT

Alexia, one of our grade 12 students, recently participated in a stimulating week-long event at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. She was one of 50 students from 31 Nord Anglia Education schools worldwide to win a place on this trip through an innovation and design STEAM competition. Academic life at a cutting-edge research […]

Wellbeing and mental strength: promoting internet safety and tackling bullying

At Champittet, educational excellence has always meant taking a holistic approach to our students. This school year, we are taking extra steps to support the psychological needs of young people by embracing wellbeing and mental strength as our theme. One of the ways in which we can support the mental health of students is by equipping them […]

Switzerland – where a truly unique boarding school experience awaits your child.

By Sarah Frei, Senior Leadership Team Head of Admissions & External Relations at Brillantmont International School It’s the time of year when many families are looking at boarding school options for the next academic year, 24-25. There are so many amazing schools around the world, which makes coming to a decision quite difficult! Choosing between a […]

64 Nations Represented in TASIS Parade of Flags

International Week is a beloved annual tradition at TASIS, and this year’s events kicked off with an all-school Opening Ceremony in the Palestra on the morning of January 22. The inspiring gathering included remarks from Headmaster Christopher Nikoloff, a Parade of Flags, the presentation of Torch Awards, and two excellent musical performances. Learn more about each part […]

Pitching for a Greener Tomorrow

Entrepreneurship Students Showcase Solutions for a Sustainable Future Jan 19 2024 At LAS, we are committed to supporting the next generation of problem solvers through educational and experiential opportunities that address global challenges through entrepreneurial thinking, creativity, and innovation. This is achieved through our wide range of courses that challenge our students and develop them into innovative, […]

The Magic of Character Education

At Aiglon College, a child’s education has always been about more than just rote learning and knowledge acquisition, as a recently unearthed letter from founder, John Corlette, emphasizes. The most important aim of education, he wrote in October 1946, was “the development of a balanced personality and character.” It was this holistic, child-centred approach to […]

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Experiential Travel Opportunities at LAS

As the semester comes to a close at Leysin American School, students are reflecting on the amazing opportunities they have had to explore Europe and look forward to the upcoming adventures and ski opportunities next semester! Here at LAS, we believe that travel broadens the mind, and we love seeing our students explore different countries […]

Rocio Montero Dominguez, mistakes are the best way to learn

Giving students personalized attention and moving them out of their comfort zone. Combine this with practical courses, and you have the recipe for guiding students to the top, according to Rocio Montero Dominguez. Can you share your background with us?   A hospitality professional with more than twelve years of operational and sales experience in […]

Highlights from the Swiss Schools Sustainability Summit 2023

Nov 24 2023 The Swiss Schools Sustainability Summit is a student-led event that promotes sustainable practices across international schools in Switzerland. Last week, members of the LAS Eco club attended the Sustainability conference at Aiglon and enjoyed learning from keynote speakers and networking with their peers from other schools!  For the second consecutive year, the summit provides […]

Embracing Innovation & Creativity

by Aiglon College As Artificial intelligence (AI) technology advances, effectively utilising available information becomes increasingly crucial. Skills developed through the exploration of Computer Science, innovation, and engineering are thus essential for the evolving demands of the workplace. Teaching innovation starts by taking a hands-on, experiential approach to learning. “It’s about learning something new and then […]

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