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Institute of Learning and Teaching

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.

Our pedagogical mission

Professional education
Encouraging continuing professional education within the school community.
International Education
Publicly sharing Ecolint's expertise in international education, where we have been a pioneer since 1924.
Education for peace
Promoting the concept of education for peace, a fundamental concept at Ecolint.
Pedagogical innovation
Fostering pedagogical innovation and disseminating the results of research in the field of education.
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The Institute

Operating since 2010, the Institute of Learning and Teaching created by the International School of Geneva (Ecolint) exists to promote lifelong learning among members of the Ecolint community, and beyond. The Institute seeks to lead and support best pedagogical practice, to promote Foundation-wide educational initiatives, and to encourage and disseminate the results of educational research within the Foundation while ensuring the school’s visibility in local and international educational communities.

To ensure these aims, the Institute offers professional development opportunities through trainings and educational events.  All of our flagship programmes and courses are open to the public as well as Ecolint staff.

Research journal

Research journal

The purpose of the Research Journal is to promote robust research informed practice in international education and to reflect on the interconnectedness of educational theory, research and practice.


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