Private schools can be more expensive, and it is true that there are many Dutch public schools that do an excellent job of educating their students. So, is the financial investment required for private schools really worth it?
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For many parents, the big question will be how to keep the kids busy and make the most of the holidays. And the answer might just be simpler than you think. Summer camp! Year after year, and despite our youngsters’ eternally changing interests, the age-old summer tradition is still going strong. And there are plenty of different kinds of camp to suit everyone.
Schools, Universities and educational institutes all over the world had to adapt almost overnight, drastically changing the way they delivered classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing that is for certain is that the educational landscape has changed forever, and educational technology (EdTech) is here to stay, global crisis or not. Read on to learn more about the latest projected trends in education for 2021.
With children joining the school from all corners of the world since 2018, Amity Amsterdam has a strong focus on inclusivity. Our school recognises that children who do not speak English at home may require additional support and that is why the school offers a range of support
Moving your family to a new city or country is a big undertaking, and sometimes, settling into your new community can seem an equally daunting challenge. At Amity, we are more than happy to help new families with what may seem like even the smallest details.
There are a number of things that parents and teachers can do to help teenagers cope with the changes they are going through. Talking to teenagers openly about their ongoing brain development can be very useful in helping them to recognise and understand their feelings and behaviours. Explaining the role of the limbic system, the influence of peers, and the malleability of the teenage brain establishes a basis for students to better understand themselves and exert control over their emotional, social, and academic lives.