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The benefits of sports based summer camps

When summer comes around and children are free from school for several weeks, it’s important to make sure that they keep active, but for busy working families, this may be easier said than done. However, there are a number of ways in which you can keep children fit and healthy… Read more »

Building confidence through music and drama

For many working families, one of the biggest challenges is making sure that children have adequate care during the day. Over the summer, when children have a long period away from school, this is particularly important, along with making sure children can take part in activities that are stimulating and… Read more »

The rise in outdoor education

You don’t have to go back many years to find a time when ‘outdoor education’ would basically have been tantamount to PE. Today, more and more parents and educators are placing emphasis on the importance of getting children out of the house and the classroom and into the great outdoors…. Read more »

How international education can change the world

Jen Munro, Founder of ISSOS International Summer Schools, explains why she believes all children (and all teachers!) should be given the opportunity to experience International Summer School Education. I spend my life going to business functions and events where when people find out what I do they always ask “what… Read more »

It’s not too late to find a summer school…

How to have the best summer ever! The summer term has started and it is not too late to think about how to spend the best summer holiday ever. Do you want to make every one of those promise filled days count? Read on for Academic Summer’s ( guide to having the… Read more »

Technology and Teenagers in Tomorrow’s World

Technology and Teenagers in Tomorrow’s World  2016 has undoubtedly been a year of unprecedented change across the globe.  Accelerations in technology, the environment and geopolitics are reshaping all aspects of our day to day lives, from small villages to major cities.  As parents and educators, many of us are now wondering what… Read more »

Young Learners and Integration with Native Speakers

Charlotte Sabin, Academic Manager at Varsity International in Oxford writes about the value of integration with native speakers for young learners on UK summer courses. The opportunity to practise a new language in the native country has long been recognised as a brilliant way to learn. Immersive, supported language learning,… Read more »