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Bend But Don't Break Teaching in Costa Rica

Costa Rica.  The Central American symbol of progress and stability in a region historically known for chaos.  You may have heard of it as a tourist destination.  1,171 more words

Living In Costa Rica

University - the global classroom.

The path to university is no mean feat, for anyone. For me, it was the treacherous road of the HSC in search of the elusive 99.95 ATAR, while for others it was attaining a Grade 5 in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE). 685 more words

BCM 111

World Humanitarian Day, August 19

By: David J. Smith, August 18, 2017

Tomorrow, August 19, is World Humanitarian Day.  Millions of innocent civilians are trapped in armed conflict, and become victims and targets.   16 more words

World Affairs

Camp Tanadoona

We hope you’ve had a great summer, but it’s almost that time of year again: school. While that means homework, tests, and the like, it also means another thing here at SPP: CAMP! 144 more words

School Events

Break Free of the Stereotypes - Converse with an International Student

Through the media we are constantly shown stereotypes of what an international student looks, acts, and talks like. While some of these stereotypes can hold a degree of truth they most often portray these students in a negative or exaggerated manner. 645 more words

The Perils of Parochialism

International education is Australia’s fourth largest export industry. Despite its success, it is more than just a profitable business. International education gives individuals, who otherwise would not have had the chance to learn on a global scale, the opportunity to gain a higher education through a global network, consisting of a number of academic institutions, from various countries worldwide. 438 more words


How to Survive Long Flights (Emoji-style)

Our students come from all over the world. That’s great, but it also means marathon-length flights for a good chunk of our students.

While in-flight entertainment options have come a long way in the last few decades, cruising at 35,000 feet for a long time can make you start to go crazy after awhile! 12 more words

Study Abroad