Entries by Martina

Leading Student-led Learning at SBL

Your Education, your choice: SBL makes it possible Leading student-led learning involves our SBL Facilitators and our students themselves fostering an environment where students take an active role in shaping their educational experiences. Some key aspects of leading student-led learning at SBL are as follows:

What is the meaning of Inspirational Teaching

Authentic teaching and teachers – What makes great teachers truly great? When we think of authentic teaching, we might think of a teacher who inspired us previously. Someone who we consider to be our best teachers, someone who inspired us to chase a goal, learn something new or try a different approach for ourselves.


Best Strategies for Successful Examinations.

Personalized Examination – Preparation is Key! At School Beyond Limitations we have the luxury of tailoring our exam timing and not doing them all in a bulk package. Nonetheless, there are still useful ways to improve. Exams are an integral part of academic life, and for many students, they can be a source of stress […]

Becoming an entrepreneur at School Beyond Limitations

School Beyond Limitations stands for entrepreneurial thinking and acting. In all we do, we support students when they are interested in setting up their own business. One of the businesses that has been created out of the space of School Beyond Limitations is called FACEC.

What are Residential Weeks at School Beyond Limitations?

You can probably imagine that meeting in person can be a magical experience? Especially then, when students and facilitators have already built a connection online and can’t wait to deepen the respective relationship. Meeting one another allows us to experience numerous, memorable and never replaceable moments. Students and facilitators fly in from different countries and […]

Authentic Teachers for a Happy Learning-Environment

For all students – be that SBL students or otherwise – they need to be inspired. In my many years of experience in education and in leading schools around the world, I have observed hundreds, maybe thousands, of inspirational teachers. Over the years I have compiled 6 key areas that indicate what an inspirational teacher […]

The School Beyond Limitations Maths Continuum

Can Maths be cool? Yes, it can! At SBL Have you been a maths lover at school? When I was at school, I learnt Maths predominantly from a textbook. I learnt many methods and procedures in order to simply get the answers right. Whenever I was asked to apply that knowledge in a different context, […]

The Power of Mindful Communication

Communication is one of the key pillars for the creation of strong, trustworthy, open and honest relationships. First and foremost it requires human beings to be mindful about the impact that each word, each gesture, each thought may have on themselves and their surroundings. Especially in moments of disagreement – of conflict – it is […]