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Meet Passage at the annual ‘Freshers and Followers’ Community Event on Saturday 22nd September

Passage will be present at the annual ‘Freshers and Followers’ welcome back event at St George’s International School. This event is open to all, and for all St George’s families, new and old. Club/Association representatives from the Luxembourg community (and School) will be displaying their information and are available to

EVENT: “Parenting in a Connected World” Evening Seminar on Thursday 22nd March

On the evening of Thursday 22nd March, the International School of Luxembourg will host a seminar entitled: “Parenting in a Connected World” with guest speaker Jeff Utechet. Jeff – an educational technology consultant, educator and author – explores how parents can be involved in their child’s online presence while maintaining

Create, Connect and Share Respect: A Better Internet Starts with You!

At the beginning of February, I was invited as a parent to join the delegation from Luxembourg’s Safer Internet Centre ‘Bee Secure’, to the Safer Internet Day (SID) celebrations at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The focus of this meeting was the launching of a new EU initiative around teaching

EVENT: UK University Information Evening and “Mini-Fair”

On Tuesday 20th March, the International School of Luxembourg (ISL) will be hosting an information evening regarding applying to universities in the UK. The information session will be followed by a “mini-fair” hosted by ten leading UK universities with additional stands for other European providers. The UK universities who will

EVENT: English International Schooling in Luxembourg – Information Evening

The Ministère de l’Éducation Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse have announced an information evening to showcase the English International Schooling available in Luxembourg on Wednesday 25th April. Doors open at 6.30pm, with the event beginning at 7pm. The location is the Athenée de Luxembourg, 24 Boulevard Pierre Dupong,

EVENTS: Upcoming Lycée “Open Days” and “Portes Ouvertes”

“Open Days” or “Portes Ouvertes” are usually dedicated days organised by schools and lycées, where prospective students and their families are able to explore the school and it’s facilities; meet and greet existing pupils and teaching faculty; learn about the curriculum and the pedagogical approach; and receive practical information to

Support for Students in Luxembourgish Schools has a New Name

In June 2017 the Maison de l’orientation (Orientation House) came into legislation recognising the on-going need for Special Educational support in Luxembourgish schools. The “Centre” in Luxembourg Ville was previously known as CPOS and in line with these changes is now known as CePAS (Centre Psycho-social d’Accompagnement Scolaires); and the

ARTICLE: Dealing with Alcohol

The following article was first published by the Kanner Jugend Telefon (KJT) as part of their BOD campaign (November 2017). A version of this article also appeared most recently in the Luxembourg Times.   In Luxembourg, like many of it’s bordering countries, alcohol is used widely and is present at

ARTICLE: Christmas Is For Sharing… Let Someone You Care For Know They Are Not Alone

The following article was published by the Kanner Jugend Telefon (KJT) as part of their ongoing BOD campaign (December 2017):   In many cultures there is a huge emphasis on spending time with family at Christmas. This tradition, of course, is at the heart of why Christmas is celebrated. As

The Wisdom Of Gratitude

Thanksgiving – A Time for Reflection I have always rather secretly envied the American celebration of Thanksgiving. A little like the chocolate box depiction of the perfect family at Christmas in my native country, I have similar evocations of the “Brady Bunch” gathered around the holiday table engrossed in a

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