The importance of fostering positive leisure

The importance of fostering positive leisure

The word leisure refers to the time when individuals are not working or doing other duties and their free time; it is not a waste of time or something negative which stimulates mediocrity but a time when their inventiveness may be productive for their mind. Leisure is...
Learning spaces

Learning spaces

According to Prakash Nair, a futurist, a visionary planner and architect, and president of Fielding Nair International, one of the world’s leading change agents in both education and school design is the design of learning spaces. Redesigning schools for...
Spanish language opportunities throughout the world

Spanish language opportunities throughout the world

The immense power of the Spanish language and its increasing importance around the world should be the driving force for the development of Spanish-speaking countries to such an extent that it contributes, both directly and indirectly, to higher GDP in the countries...
Music Education

Music Education

Music education is a major challenge for arousing students’ interest in discovering and enjoying music. At the Best Schools in Spain, we use a method which transforms the learning effort into a real passion for music. Students have the opportunity to live the...
British Schools in Spain

British Schools in Spain

International schools in Spain follow alternative curriculums to the Spanish national curriculum, which, additionally, may be adapted for the different autonomous communities in the country. These schools may either offer the British, or the American curriculum, or...
Creative learning at our schools

Creative learning at our schools

The schools that form part of the Best Schools in Spain (BSS) network share a common interest in providing comprehensive education that will enable students to be in direct contact with the reality of nature and culture and acquire a critical and creative spirit. At...
Educating for digital competence

Educating for digital competence

The world is changing, customs are changing and the labour market is changing. From an overall standpoint, there is something in common: technology is structuring most of those transformations. Therefore, how are schools adapting to such changes? We cannot deny that...
Entrepreneurship in the classroom

Entrepreneurship in the classroom

Schools are the necessary players for educational change where education transformation initiatives must be developed. “Our task as teachers is to provide education to our students that will enable them to face the world which is different to the one we know and...
How we foster a love of reading at the Best Schools in Spain

How we foster a love of reading at the Best Schools in Spain

The time devoted to reading and book sales have decreased worldwide, making this especially visible among teenagers. Youngsters aged between 14 and 18 progressively abandon reading to devote their time to other activities. This is when more time should be devoted to...