Articles: Education

Learn More: Holistic Education (15 March 2017)

Learn More: Holistic Education (15 March 2017)

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On this edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont explains what he means by a 'Holistic Education'.

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Learn More: Educational Philosophy (8 March 2017)

Learn More: Educational Philosophy (8 March 2017)

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On this edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont tells us his educational philosophy.

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Word of Mouth - "Anthony & Cleopatra!" - Who am I?

Word of Mouth - "Anthony & Cleopatra!" - Who am I?

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This week Garry has a riddle for you. A little 'who am I...?' Can you guess?

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Word of Mouth - The criminal lunatic who wrote the dictionary

Word of Mouth - The criminal lunatic who wrote the dictionary

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Work began in 1857 on the book that would later be known as the Oxford English Dictionary. After five years, the project had reached the word 'ant'. Why so slow? The project called on volunt...

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Learn More: The importance of teachers (27 February 2017)

Learn More: The importance of teachers (27 February 2017)

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On this week's edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont tells us what he looks for when recruiting new staff.

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Learn More: changes over the past 12 years  (20 February 2017)

Learn More: changes over the past 12 years (20 February 2017)

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In this week's edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont in Geneva takes a look at how the school has changed over the past 12 years - and the improved choices for parents and s...

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Word of Mouth - Let absinthe take the blame

Word of Mouth - Let absinthe take the blame

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The absinthe heyday came to a rather unfortunate end...

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Word of Mouth - Absinthe; the drink of artists

Word of Mouth - Absinthe; the drink of artists

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Welcome to part two of three episodes about the infamous drink absinthe which began its life in a small village near Neuchatel in Switzerland in 1792.

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Word of Mouth - When absinthe was cheaper than wine

Word of Mouth - When absinthe was cheaper than wine

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This is the first of three episodes from Garry Littman about the cult drink absinthe. It’s a story that begins well and ends rather badly.

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What's on at the UN? Holocaust remembrance

What's on at the UN? Holocaust remembrance

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN is with us once again to run through the week's events. We'll start with a recap on last week, hear from Stephen O'Brien and get to the bottom of more of those UN acronym...

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Learn More: what is 'differentiation' (13 February 2017)

Learn More: what is 'differentiation' (13 February 2017)

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On this week's show, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at 'differentiation' and how that works in the classroom.

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Learn More: Values we need today  (6 February 2017)

Learn More: Values we need today (6 February 2017)

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On this week's show, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at the values international schools try to instill in their students

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Word of Mouth - The hot air ballooning heroes of 1783

Word of Mouth - The hot air ballooning heroes of 1783

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Today Garry Littman takes a look at hot air balloons. 

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Word of Mouth - Johan Caspar Lavater; the 18th century Zuckerberg?

Word of Mouth - Johan Caspar Lavater; the 18th century Zuckerberg?

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Question: Can you judge a book by its cover or a person by their facial features? Well we probably would say no, but in effect we do this subconsciously all the time. One Swiss man devoted h...

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Learn More: Keeping up with technology  (23 January 2017)

Learn More: Keeping up with technology (23 January 2017)

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On this weeks Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont. How do schools keep up with new technology and the fast moving changes.

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Learn More: Global universities fight for international students  (16 January 2017)

Learn More: Global universities fight for international students (16 January 2017)

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On this week's edition of Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont talks about how universities across the world make sure they're accessible to young people in Switzerland.

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Learn More: Why parents choose private schools (9 January 2017)

Learn More: Why parents choose private schools (9 January 2017)

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On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from Institut Florimont talks about why international parents choose private schools.

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What's on at the UN? Cyprus talks come to a close + UNESCO anti-bullying reports

What's on at the UN? Cyprus talks come to a close + UNESCO anti-bullying reports

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson's weekly recap of this week's updates covers Antonio Guterres' visit to Geneva last week and the talks to try to unite a divided Cyprus. The Committee on the Rights of the Child w...

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Word of Mouth - The real Swiss witches

Word of Mouth - The real Swiss witches

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Today Garry Littman is talking about witches. Not Halloween witches, pumpkins or flying brooms, but thousands of innocent women and some men who were found guilty of sorcery and burned at the stake...

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Word of Mouth - Eurovision

Word of Mouth - Eurovision

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If I said to you... kitsch and camp, smoke machines, pop/rock with strange accents, over-sized flags, and a bearded lady, I bet 99 per cent of you would instantly think of, wait for it…… yes, the E...

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A Christmas tale by local author Alexander Bell

A Christmas tale by local author Alexander Bell

Mid Morning Mix

Alexander Bell is a local author who has been writing this tale for around 10 years now. It's available for download and as a paperback from Amazon.

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Word of Mouth - Swiss Family Robinson

Word of Mouth - Swiss Family Robinson

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The book Robinson Crusoe, written in by Daniel Defoe in 1719, is said to be the first English novel. The book’s success launched the Robinson genre – epic stories about the lost and the...

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La Châtaigneraie Christmas market this Sunday 4 Dec

La Châtaigneraie Christmas market this Sunday 4 Dec

Mid Morning Mix

Helen Higgins is coordinating this year's Christmas market at La Châtaigneraie - Ecole Internationale de Genève, Founex campus. She had a chat with WRS about what to expect this Su...

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Letting go

Letting go

Time to help your children spread their wings... By Rebecca Weber

Provided by British School of Geneva

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