The Institute of Learning and Teaching was created in 2010 by the International School of Geneva (Ecolint). It offers professional training and pedagogy-related events to Ecolint staff and to the public. The pedagogical mission of the Institute is focused on the following goals:

Encouraging continuing professional education within the school community.

Publicly sharing Ecolint's expertise in international education, where we have been a pioneer since 1924.

Promoting the concept of education for peace, a fundamental concept at Ecolint.

Fostering pedagogical innovation and disseminating the results of research in the field of education.

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Dr Karen Taylor, Director of education at the International School of Geneva, writes and curates a blog about pedagogical training and innovation.

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27/03/2023 | General
In recent years there has been an explosion in the number of UK universities offering a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education PGCE (International) in-person or online and in 2022 the UK Department for Education piloted a new international teaching... Read more
22/03/2023 | General
A few months ago I wrote about an inspiring article by Patrick Alexander and Jacques-Olivier Perche in which they propose ways to help teachers find “a deeper, more profound connection with a sense of professional identity that is both practically... Read more
07/03/2023 | General
Have you ever heard the term “unvarnished listening”? I can’t stop thinking about it since our recent session of Emerging Ethical Minds. This module, offered through Ecolint’s Institute of Learning... Read more