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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The Institute’s Blog 

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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23/01/2024 | General
It is only fair to admit that when I was teaching Political and Philosophical Thought it was in a school that did not teach to any external exams and we had an enviable amount of freedom. Obviously there are very real constraints if students are... Read more
15/12/2023 | General
The traditional division of systems of education into disciplinary silos has complex, long-standing, historical roots but also reflects what seems to be a human tendency - to compartmentalise thinking. Much of the contemporary discourse in education... Read more
Lost in Translation
20/10/2023 | General
In my last blog I wrote about the incredible experience I recently had visiting the Federal University of Pará in Belém, Brazil. As I prepared for my trip I felt excited about the... Read more