Stories from our international boarding schools


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5 skills the next generation will need for success

Being successful looks different to everyone. It comes in all shapes and sizes, but one thing that m... Read more

How to nurture a passion for STEM

STEM has become one of the more popular academic phrases of recent memory. But it’s far more than a ... Read more

Where could science and technology take us in 30 years?

Whether you’re reading this from a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, this wasn’t more than a dream 50 y... Read more

IB vs. AP – discover the difference

High school students in the US who are interested in challenging themselves academically can choose ... Read more

How to not give up: A student’s perspective

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there before. All those sleepless nights spent staring hopelessly at a... Read more

9 steps to make a successful application to UK universities

Applying to university is definitely one of the most challenging yet exciting events in the life of ... Read more

5 simple ways to stop procrastinating

As teenagers, we’re expected to manage our time with studies, extra-curricular activities, sports, f... Read more

Teaching Theory of Knowledge in China

I had the wonderful opportunity of going to China to teach a Theory of Knowledge introductory course... Read more

IB vs. A-Level: Which is right for you?

One of the most important decisions to make when coming to the United Kingdom is choosing which prog... Read more

6 ways to stay on top of your school work & social life

When studying a program as demanding as the IB, it can be extremely difficult to get all your school... Read more

Impossible is nothing

Sports are more than physical exertion. Sports are more than sweat. Sports are more than putting on ... Read more

Building a better world through education – IB at EF Academy

The IB program challenges students to excel in their studies, and encourages both personal and acade... Read more