Posts in Category: teaching practices

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Technology as a natural part of learning

Technology is a natural part of learning at the IIL. In this interview, Adrian Hirst, who takes care of the technological integration, explains our approach.

What are the different tools we use at IIL?

We use a very broad range of general and specialised tools that would run into

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The Hour of Code event

The auditorium is full to capacity of students busying themselves on their I-pads. We have taken this opportunity to find out more from Philippe Maigre the IT teacher who has organised this event. (more…)

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Winners, 500 Words, v2

Celebrating our writers

True to tradition, IIL held its very own 500 Words Competition in March 2017 which proved to be an immense success with entrants from Year 5/8e and Year 6/7e classes across both the English and French Primary Sections. With the deadline looming, pencils poised, students busied themselves with writing. Lire la suite

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QR codes in learning

Look at this!  For some, it may look like a small square full of black dots and speckles.  However, for the Institut International de Lancy, it has become a fun and engaging tool for students to share and express projects around school and with home.  They are

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Careers 2017

Careers Convention at IIL

Over 40 English and French speaking professionals will be attending the 7th IIL Careers Convention this Thursday 9th November from 17:00 to 19:30 to share their experiences with students in a wide range of fields, from architecture to health, from engineering to finance, from law to aviation, from

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Skype-based linguistic exchanges

In April 2017, the Year 10 French Foreign Language class of Mr Schneider, participated in a project with the Cycle d’orientation de la Veveyse (COV). The aim of this project was to help the students of both classes to improve their foreign language skills, French for the students of IIL

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Year 7 Nature Poetry Appreciation

In the Secondary English Section, Miss Khalid’s Year 7 English class have been studying nature poetry by William Wordsworth, John Keats, Walter de la Mare and W. H. Davies. To share their appreciation of nature poetry, Year 7 illustrated the challenging poem of ‘Autumn’ by John Keats. In response to

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