Each year, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education think tank, release a ranking of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age. It is designed to emphasise the potential and excellence of universities without decades or centuries of established reputation, and to identify which of them might disrupt, or indeed have already disrupted, the global elite.
Going abroad but want your child to remain in the British education system? Leaving the country doesn’t mean having to sacrifice your child’s educational opportunities.
Parents hoping for a smooth transition when moving overseas from the UK, or back to the UK from abroad, can use this map to locate schools around the world that offer the British curriculum, from the Key Stages up to GCSEs.
A team from GNR’s ‘Escola Segura’ today visited the site of the International School of the Algarve in Espiche (Lagos) to talk about safety rules to the children of Pre-Reception, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.
They learn’t how to walk along the road, how to cross a road, how to put the seat belt on in a car, what to do when approached by a stranger or when someone knocks on the door and there is no one else at home.
It was a very informative morning and the children learn’t a lot about safety.
Jessica Alice, an up and coming UK singer songwiter visited the International School of the Algarve, on Tuesday 11th February. She performed her anti-bullyimng song ‘Stand Up and Say’.
All download royalties from the song go to the anti-bullying charity the Cybersmile Foundation, for whom Jessica is a school’s embassador. Jessica Alice has been touring secondary schools in the UK and will continue to do so throughout 2014.
International School of the Algarve student Madalena Severino has been recongnised with a Cambridge Top in the World Award for having achieved the best world mark in the Cambridge IGCSE Foreign Language Portuguese examination, taken in June 2013.
On Saturday 30th November, The International School of the Algarve held it's annual Christmas Bazaar and raised €2449.99 for a girls’ home in Portimão (‘Casa de Nossa Senhora da Conceição’).
The annual event is an opportunity for many stall orders to take part and sell their wares, while students get involved by organising children’s games and competitions, as well as assisting Santa Claus.
The International School of the Algarve has expanded its educational provision for the new school year with the opening of boarding for students (girls and boys) from the age of 12. Located in a converted hotel unit along the sea, the premises are a five minute drive from the school. The school ensures a private transport service between the above mentioned premises and the school itself.