Articles: Education

Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

Learn More: The IIL as an Eco School (23 November 2020)

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Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. The move to a greener lifestyle is also affecting schools. The Institut International de Lancy is no exception – and is working to earn ...

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Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

Learn More: Humanitarian Projects at IIL

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Geneva is a humanitarian centre – and it’s also one of the world’s richest cities. At the Institut International de Lancy the school believes it’s important to make sure the children build empathy ...

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Learn More:  Getting a good START - at school

Learn More: Getting a good START - at school

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Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Getting a good start to an education is vital, and the Institut International de Lancy in Geneva makes sure that even the very young are fully en...

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Mushrooms - can I eat this one?

Mushrooms - can I eat this one?

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With so many mushrooms out there, it's tempting to make a stroganoff! Or perhaps a nice wild mushroom soup? 

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Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

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Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. In the multi-lingual environment we all live in, finding the right school for your child is an important decision. If your child already speaks F...

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Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

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On this week’s show, we’re looking at how the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva’s One to One iPad learning programme meant the school was able to quickly adapt when the l...

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Learn More: Bilingual Education

Learn More: Bilingual Education

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Living, as we do, in a multilingual environment it's important that schools make sure today’s students are as comfortable in different languages. The Institute International de La...

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UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

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13 October 2020.  Daniel Johnson reports in on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt... 1: UN’s World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize. Announced last Friday, this is a major morale b...

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Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

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Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Many parents are now familiar with STEM subjects – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, but now there’s STE...

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Sous La Peau - a Geneva film about trans identity

Sous La Peau - a Geneva film about trans identity

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Sous La Peau / Under the Skin - is a film about trans identity. We meet Logan, Söan and Effie Alexandra and follow their journey in Geneva for 2 years. Robin Harsch, Director of the fi...

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The Old Man and the Penguin - Julie Abery's book

The Old Man and the Penguin - Julie Abery's book

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Julie Abery's book "The Old Man and the Penguin" tells the true story of João Pereira de Souza in Brazil, who finds an oil-covered penguin which he then cares for until he...

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Learn More: Campzone - learn during the holidays, open to all

Learn More: Campzone - learn during the holidays, open to all

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School holidays are an opportunity for the kids to take a break from class – but sometimes they may get bored. The Institut International de Lancy in Geneva knows just because the kids are ha...

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Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

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On this week's Learn More we tackle the subject of bullying. It is a problem that all schools have from time to time. A new programme to stop bullying has been developed in Finland - and it'...

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Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

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These are difficult times for everyone. New rules, social distancing and mask wearing. The staff at the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva are making sure they’re ready for all eventu...

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UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

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7 September 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen for the UN Roundup. 1: SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow at the Place des Nations. This one-week only exhibition on the Sustai...

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UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

UN Roundup - Humanitarian Heroes and an urgent oil tanker issue in Yemen

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17 August 2020. Today Rhéal LeBlanc tells us about: 1 - World Humanitarian Day - 19 Aug. The UN are celebrating real-life heroes. A small ceremony in Geneva at the Palais des Nati...

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La Garenne - Wildlife rescue centre in Vaud

La Garenne - Wildlife rescue centre in Vaud

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La Garenne is a wildlife rescue centre in Vaud. The animals at the park can all be found in Switzerland and many of the animals came to them as orphans or were wounded. Where possible, they will al...

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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

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13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

TechSpark Academy - tech based summer camps for kids 8-18 years

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TechSpark Academy offer fun courses that stimulate creativity and curiosity in kids and teens. Marta Gehring from TechSpark explains the residential camps available throughout Switzerland, day...

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Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

Les Elfes - language & adventure kids camps in Verbier

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Les Elfes offer summer camps in Verbier with a focus on the great outdoors. Key activities including rock climbing, mountaineering & orienteering, paddle sports and mountain biking for kid...

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Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

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  Tonya Swann Weber is a Black American woman living in Switzerland. She attended the Black Lives Matter march in Zurich a week ago - one of the first marches in Switzerland to take plac...

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Louis Educational Consulting - choosing the right university or college

Louis Educational Consulting - choosing the right university or college

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Today we talk to Jean Louis, Founder and President of Louis Educational Consulting about helping students to find the right university or college for them. Jean explains some of the biggest di...

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Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

Gadget Guru - coding music with Sonic Pi

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The innovative folks behind Raspberry Pi have now given us a way to make music, from the comfort of our homes. Get coding and get creative with sonic-pi.net... 

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Angus' Homeschooling Tips

Angus' Homeschooling Tips

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As schools across the country have now closed, parents are now taking on the daunting task of homeschooling their kids. Angus Macdonald has put together some top tips for all children working from ...

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