Celebrating Thanksgiving at Chester College

The most well known Thanksgiving celebration is the one that takes place the fourth Thursday of November every year in the United States. This year, it took place November 26th.   How we celebrated Thanksgiving at Chester College Chester College has a few students who have lived in America or come from an American background. […]

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Nov. 11-15, 2015 – MAIS Teachers Conference, Barcelona

This year’s annual MAIS conference was held mid-November in the beautiful city of Barcelona. New and old faces were brought together for a couple of intensive days under this year’s slogan “Learning is a Mosaic.” As always the MAIS team had prepared a very comprehensive program with expert speakers discussing a range of educational subjects […]

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Meet the community! – Ms Ruane (MINI CAMP ´15 teacher)

Having spent time teaching in Ireland, I was full of excitement and anticipation about teaching English to the Mini Campers at Chester College International School´s MINI Camp during the month of July 2015. From the moment Camp started, I knew that this was going to be a most memorable experience! Each day began with an assembly […]

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Meet our community! – Carla Tamayo

Three years ago I left my family in Ecuador, in the Old World. I was travelling in the opposite direction of Christopher Columbus, but there would be no Indians to be found, “just” Spaniards. Coming to such a small and family-like school in Santiago de Compostela, although a bit difficult at first, helped me change for the […]

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Chester International Summer Camp 2015 – End of Camp Show

SNOW WHITE, THE 13 1/2 DWARFS AND 2 FAIRIES – A FAMILY COMEDY In a forest far far away, there lived 7 Dwarfs. Forget that, actually there were 11 dwarfs, now lets add a few magical fairies, a couple of evil Minions and a really really scary Evil Step Mother. That spices things up nicely! […]

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Drama and why it’s important

My name is Wesley O’Duinn. I’ve been a drama teacher now for just over a year. I trained at the prestigious Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin Ireland, which has produced actors such as Colin Farrell and Aiden Turner. I now teach young learners at the school eager for exploration in dramatic arts. I have written and directed plays […]

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European Youth Parliament

Mid-February the European Youth Parliament, an initiative organised  by young people for young people and which has been running for over 20 years, held their first ever regional session  in Galicia. EYP´s aim is to promote debating and public speaking skills as well as develop critical thinking all within the realms of what is going […]

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Our school blog starts now!

So it is finally happening! Today we are starting our school blog! Oh happy day! We look forward to sharing bits and pieces about life in Chester College, as well as interesting news worth sharing from the fields of education and educational innovation, international education, bilingualism, language learning and more. ¡Por fin empezamos nuestro blog […]

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