education

Universities in Europe:  Some Good Reasons to Go Dutch

Universities in Europe: Some Good Reasons to Go Dutch

As the long August holiday winds down, the beach gear and sunscreen are reassigned to their customary corners of the closet, and many students turn their thoughts towards academic concerns. Both prepared pupils and late bloomers may be pleased to know that it’s not too late to consider an optimal educational opportunity here in Europe: university in the Netherlands.  Why should many students, espe... »

University Abroad in Uncertain Times:  Some Good News

University Abroad in Uncertain Times: Some Good News

Global uncertainty appears to be a common thread—“un filo conduttore,” as they say in Italian—in much of the news these days. In the field of education, we’ve received disheartening word about proposed budget cuts to US federal funding for financial aid, the uncertain future of university tuition fees for EU students, and the introduction of possible new work permits for British and European natio... »

International School of Europe – Kiddy English

International School of Europe – Kiddy English

ISE Kiddy English An exclusive pre-school, especially designed for young children. Inspired directly by the world renowned Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Years Education, the Kiddy English Curriculum offers a holistic inquiry approach to constructivist learning which is firmly grounded in the expressive arts and in the development of the creative thinking skills necessary for fulfilling your chil... »

International School of Milan

International School of Milan

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF MILAN – FOR A WORLD WITHOUT FRONTIERS High Standards, International Values and Active Citizenship Learning at ISM is exciting and engaging, as students strive for excellence in a climate that is caring and responsive to their personal needs and goals. Our global vision is coordinated by an outstanding team of educational leaders and implemented by our highly skilled and ded... »

International Baccalaureate, a growing trend in international education.

International Baccalaureate, a growing trend in international education.

Where as for most Italian families the topic of what educational system is often not an issue as the Italian school curriculum is set by the Ministry of Education and applies both to public and private schools, this is not the case for international families and expats. Though over the years we have seen an increase in the number of students crossing over between the different school systems, the ... »

Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day

After arriving in Milan a month ago, I have found it to be an elegant, vibrant city. I can only imagine the very different experience my ancestors faced when they arrived in Australia in the 1790s. Australia’s first European settlers landed on the 26th January 1788 – now Australia Day – and were faced with a hot climate filled with strange flora and fauna and a country already inhabited by diverse... »

American School of Milan

American School of Milan

The American School of Milan (ASM) is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school with a state-of-the-art campus located south of Milan. ASM has been educating international students from more than 50 countries for more than 50 years. The school offers a student-centered, American-style education that encourages children to develop their full potential, achieve personal excellenc... »

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

A chat with Clive Malcolm Griffiths

Clive Malcolm Griffiths has worn many hats along his road through life, but he is perhaps best known with his bowler hat on explaining lyrics of today’s top pop hits in Italian schools. He moved to Italy following, as he calls it, “one of my great passions: ice cream.” Since then he founded Videomusic in 1984 becoming the first musical channel dedicated to music. He did a stint for Italia 1’s Le I... »