Pat Moores of UK Education Guide considers the relative merits of A Level and IB, and asks what is an appropriate level of English for international boarding school pupils?
Click here to read the two articles which appeared in the Study Travel Network and The PIE Blog on 05 July 2018 with contributions from a number of BAISIS member schools:
https://blog.thepienews.com/2018/07/what-is-an-appropriate-level-of-english-for-international-boarding-school-pupils/… Read More >
All Party Parliamentary Group Launch Inquiry into Building a Sustainable Future for International Students in the UK
MPs and Peers announce first-ever Inquiry into building a sustainable future for international students in the UK
Jul 3, 2018
The APPG for International Students has announced a new Inquiry into the opportunities and challenges in building a sustainable future … Read More >
The lack of legal oversight in the UK guardianship sector and the importance of self-regulation and rule setting from boarding schools were key themes at a conference hosted by Bright World Guardianships this week.
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ExEdUK Newsletter May 2018: MAC forced to withdraw international student survey after backlash (and more)
Government and Policy Update
MAC forced to withdraw international student survey after backlash On 17 May, the MAC was forced to abandon a survey about the impact and experience of international students in the UK, after serious methodological concerns were … Read More >
Bishopstrow College & Cambridge University: research into development of students’ thinking and reasoning skills
The following research was conducted by the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education among international students at Bishopstrow College. The findings suggest that the ‘dialogic’ educational environment at the college develops higher order thinking skills in students.
Development of International … Read More >
A pupil remembers Stephen Hawking
Sixth-form pupil and aspiring astrophysicist Jaya C paid tribute to the late Prof Sir Stephen Hawking when she gave a presentation about him at the School Assembly. She met the great astrophysicist, who died in … Read More >
The next BAISIS meeting takes place on Tuesday 10 October 2018 at Bosworth College Northampton. Details will be circulated nearer the time.
Brooke House College, Leicestershire has introduced ‘Alexa’ – the virtual personal assistant – to the classroom. As Principal Mike Oliver reports, staff and pupils have it invaluable. My New TA is Called Alexa… Read More >
How can UK boarding schools and guardians help smooth the transition to university for international students?
How can UK Boarding schools & Guardians help smooth the transition to University for international students? Pat Moores of UK Education Guide has some suggestions:
With remote parents, often the responsibility for helping international students find the right UK University … Read More >
The Migration Advisory Committee is collecting evidence on the impact of international students in the UK. The deadline for this is 26th January 2018 and, if your school has not already done so, we urge you to write explaining … Read More >