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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12/05/2020 | Events
There is general agreement that, despite progress in recent years, current research on international education has significant gaps that need to be addressed. Through the RIPE network, we can establish international schools as sites of research... Read more
20/01/2020 | Newsletters
L'hiver est là et apporte avec lui des pentes enneigées par temps ensoleillé. Les jours s'allongent et à l'Ecolint, nous sommes toujours aussi occupés avec des projets passionnants. AIE Conference at Ecolint The fall term passed so quickly it is... Read more
21/11/2019 | Events
In 2017 group of educators gathered the International School of Geneva (Ecolint) to discuss the possibility of organising a conference to promote Research Informed Practice. Our first conference was held on June 30th 2018 with 39 participants from... Read more