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Student’s journey from SBL to the University of Oxford

Today I'd like to share with you the inspiring learning journey of our first graduate at School Beyond Limitations. About 3 years ago one of our students - at the time nearly 16 - dreamed of studying at the University of Oxford. In September…
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How to nurture the gifts of each child?

One of the key reasons why I have designed and Katharina and I have created SBL was that I realised that in nearly any system students are categorised - whether with regards to their age or pre-given standards and that often the real call of…

How to grow entrepreneurial skills at school?

Standardised schooling does not take the importance of teaching entrepreneurship into account. It is all about memorizing facts in the respective subject areas - so that students get ready to undertake tests. Tests that shall prepare them for…

Well-being is THE key to unlocking your child’s full potential

A bright student who hated going to school for years, who lost her interest in her own passions that she loved to do as a child, who felt numb any time when she had to go back to her class started to disengage in the classroom context, became…

How to leverage positive behaviour

Human beings learn by copying what they see, what they experience in their surroundings. The most important role models for a child are their parents, who also teach them positive behaviour. When it comes to teenage level the peer groups/friends…
Is online learning an alternative to traditional schooling

Is online learning an alternative to traditional schooling?

Although I have been working in the education field for over 30 years I used to be very sceptical regarding the quality and impact online learning may have on students. I was convinced that, in order to learn well, students have to be in a physical…