April 30th, 2013
The Teaching Assistant College will be heading off to London in a couple of weeks to attend the 32nd COBIS Annual Conference. The COBIS Conference is a key event for the team as it is a fantastic opportunity to speak to delegates attending from schools all over the world. Eva Cartwright and Claire Preece will [...]BSME Conference
February 28th, 2013
Eva Cartwright has recently returned from the British Schools of the Middle East Annual Conference. The conference was held in Jordan from the 5th – 8th January and was a huge success, with our new launches for 2013 being very well received. Eva would like to thank all the delegates who took the time to discuss [...]
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