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When Kids Know It All

21 March 2017

Is there nothing we can’t Google? I believe there is and it rests in the power of influencing learners, by serving as an example. In a world where validation and confirmation via an anonymous like or dislike can make or break a teenager, role models for resolving inevitable fears, failures and barriers have never been more valuable in education.

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The Iceberg Illusion

14 March 2017

One of the things I most love doing is watching movies – particularly old movies. These days, there is very little time to veg out. Happily, last weekend, a group of friends and I took some time to sit back, eat popcorn, and watch the various ‘Titanic’ movies that have been produced over the last 50 years.

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Careering Ahead

07 March 2017

Hey you! Are you wondering about the future? Trying to discover your true passion and purpose? If you answered YES to either of these questions, then read on! When you are young the world is your oyster and opportunities seem endless, but there can be enormous pressures on students to decide on a life path. How do boys know what career to pursue and what to do with their future?

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A Fiesta of Writing

28 February 2017

‘There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.’ Ernest Hemingway. For some of the boys in the Junior School, I am sure they would find truth in Hemingway’s words. Writing can be hard.

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Truly Exceptional!

21 February 2017

Greetings from the Exceptional Learning Centre! Construction of the new Senior buildings wasn’t the only work happening over the holidays. We now have a newly refurbished EL block near the Japanese gardens that is home to the Exceptional Learners team.

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