Tags : 21st century skills

Technology in Class: Dos and Don’ts

  • 2nd Apr 2019

The International Institute de Lancy (IIL) is considered to be one of the most innovative schools in Switzerland when it comes to using IT in the classroom. The school’s ICT Leader for English Secondary Adrian Hirst, shares some of the lessons they have learned.

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We are evolving – New Logo

  • 15th Sep 2017

We start every school year with a new mindset, but this time it is more tangible than ever. When students returned after their summer holidays they discovered a new look and feel of the IIL.  (more…)

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Celebrating our writers

  • 22nd May 2017

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

IIL is planting new seeds

  • 25th Aug 2016

As from the 2016-2017 school year, IIL is offering to all the students of 6 an entrepreneurship programme, which is a reference in Suisse Romande. The programme will also be proposed to all IIL students as part of the extra-curricular activities.

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Around the corner

  • 17th Aug 2016

One of the Year 10 Mathematics groups already wrote their IGCSE Mathematics exams and have hence started an Additional Mathematics course. To emphasise that Mathematics is a creative subject, we have chosen to use 10 periods for a project titled ‘Around the corner’. Lire la suite

Building a House at School

  • 8th May 2015

The technology syllabus for this year’s Grade 8 students addresses the real issues faced when constructing a house. Thanks to IIL’s 1to1 iPad policy, students are able to realistically simulate the various phases involved in this type of project.

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