Tips for parents

How does online education during the pandemic work for Early Years students?

It is evident that education is going through many changes, as well as great opportunities, since the teaching-learning process is currently migrating from face-to-face to a virtual one. However, this implies a great challenge, as in the case of preschool education, since it depends on various factors to guarantee its success.

Webinar: Back to what future?

Conversation amongst Latin American school headmasters in which our own Headmaster, Chris Binge, offered his views on how education could change to adapt to these new times.

Education changes from Peru

In this episode, Director of Persyou, Nicholas McKie is joined by Chris Binge, Head of Markham College in Lima, Peru. Chris discusses a wealth of topics ranging from freeing school structures, adding curriculum breath to promoting interdisciplinary learning as a way forward for education. Chris provides an insightful outlook of education development drawing on his vast experience of leading schools in Geneva, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The soft skills your child must learn

A child is every parent’s priority – as is their desire to offer them the best education today so they can become happy and successful people tomorrow. Parents invest in the best schools trusting that this will equip their child to face future challenges, tasks and problems. However, are the skills they are learning in school the right ones?

Interview with Adriana Muente, psychologist at Markham College in America Economia: “Emotional education must be a continual process”

During these times, when confinement has challenged parents in their role of accompanying their children with their studies, it is key to educate socioemotionally. Adriana Muente recommends paying attention to the youngest ones, under 7 years old, who do not verbalise what they feel and retain their parents’ emotions easily, causing them problems that are not always easily visible.

7 tips so children don’t exceed screen time

During these days it is inevitable that our children spend more time in front of the screens. Its use is not a problem if it is controlled and balanced with your other activities. Here we share some guidelines and recommendations that could be useful these days

How to interest young children in science? Follow these tips

The health crisis has highlighted the importance of science. However, society is not (yet) that close to it. The road ahead is long, but it can start by instilling scientific curiosity in young children. Here are some suggestions that you can try at home.

Why play is critical in young children

Young children learn in a variety of ways, and one of them which is constant throughout their childhood and critical in their learning and developing new skills, is PLAY. Read our article to understand the different types of play and toys that can help a child learn.