Learning @ EAB: What do we value?
May 16, 2019
After almost one full school year in my role as EAB's Director of Teaching and Learning, it is good to reflect upon what I have learned about EAB and where we are as a learning institution. Firstly, I am sure you will be pleased to know that EAB is very much an organisation that values learning. Each student, teacher and staff member of EAB is focused on the core business of the school, which is learning.
EAB Amp! | Saturday, May 11th
May 9, 2019
EAB Amp! started as one of our student's bold vision and is shaping up to be a great Rock n' Roll show for charity. It will happen this coming Saturday, May 11th, from 6 pm to 11 pm at EAB's Community Space. All proceeds will be used to buy products needed by Creche Alecrim and Sociedade Humanitária Brasileira, two institutions supported by Bulls Community Service.
Is Theatre in Education Important?
May 2, 2019
I never set out to be a high school drama teacher. How frivolous. I was developing my career as an artistic director (AD) of professional non profit theatre companies. My first teaching job was in my mid thirties and I fully expected to transition back to being an AD. As a temporary career, I was all set to move on after I started teaching, but after the third year teaching…a miracle occurred.
New Teachers for the 2019-2020 School Year
April 25, 2019
Research in education has shown, over and over again, that the most important factor in a student's academic success is the quality of his or her teachers. Our Leadership Team considers teacher recruitment and retention to be one of our highest priorities. We began screening files and interviewing candidates last September as soon as we were made aware of potential and confirmed openings.
April 18, 2019
It seems everybody is talking about creativity. A host of studies over the last few years have identified creativity as one of the most sought-after soft skills for jobs in the future. The range of sources includes LinkedIn, the huge professional recruiting platform, and the World Economic Forum in its 2016 Future of Jobs study. In 2010, an IBM study of 1500 CEOs from 60 countries identified creativity as the most crucial factor for future success.
EAB Teachers Attend AASSA Conference in Santiago, Chile
April 11, 2019
Last week, 11 of EAB's faculty attended the AASSA (Association of American Schools in South America) Educators Conference in Santiago, Chile. Over 500 teachers from around the region were present to listen to keynote speakers, guest presenters and teacher-led workshops. The theme of the conference was Empowering Partnerships, Transforming Learning.