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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22/11/2022 | General
In the first session of the professional learning programme 'Learning principles: A thinking toolkit for teachers', hearing the names of prominent anthropologists such as Franz Boas and Margaret Mead took me fondly back to a lecture hall in... Read more
16/11/2022 | General
In my last article I reflected on why I believe in co-teaching. Whether we are thinking about co-teaching, collaborative, or team teaching, the aim is to provide... Read more
03/11/2022 | General
I have a vivid memory of sitting for hours in a restaurant in Geneva with Natalie M. Fletcher, who has been working with Ecolint for several years training teachers in the pedagogy of Philosophy for Children. Read more