The Rise of Primark

Since humble beginnings in Dublin, the chain now boasts over 300 stores in 10 countries and 62,000 employees. On April 14th 2016 Primark will open its first store in Italy. The store is in Arese some 12km from fashion hotspot Milan, in a former Alfa Romeo factory now transformed into one of the largest shopping centres in Italy. Following the success of its first store in the USA, opened in Boston in September 2015, there are plans for a further six in ...

Climate change and World Population

Despite their intimate relationship, climate change and world population are still not talking to each other. The lack of meaningful dialogue has persisted for decades, with both seeming to deliberately ignore the significance, relevance and impact of the other. With the simultaneous convening on Sept. 22 of a special session of the United Nations General Assembly marking the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development and the UN Climate Summit on Sept. 23, this estranged relationship is now ...

To end poverty, act on climate

To End Poverty, Act on Climate Climate change threatens to undermine the United Nations' progress in both of its critical missions - peacekeeping and development: Hardship often leads to conflict, and the worsening impacts of climate change are causing hardship. That is what makes the UN Climate Summit on September 23 so important. Our development investments will fail if farmers no longer get rain or if floods wipe out their village; if ocean acidification decimate the fisheries on which coastal communities rely ...

Exciting, Cost-Effective Online Workshops from Triple A Learning

Here at Triple A Learning, we are constantly examining ways to extend our resources and workshops to meet the needs of IB schools and I would like to tell you about Triple A Learning workshops running alongside our existing IB-approved online workshops from October 8th, 2012. For fuller details about the content and structure of these workshops, please browse our workshop site by following this link. New Triple A Learning workshops (Scroll down and select Triple A Learning IB Workshops) Our own Triple ...

New workshops available: Triple A Learning’s cost-effective online workshops

Over the last three years, Triple A Learning has trained over 4000 IB teachers on our IB authorised workshops, at both category 1 and category 3. Follow the links below to see the range on offer. Our next session begins on October 8th. Do not miss out on these…book now to update your professional training. Our interactive workshops and resources will help take your career to the next level and support your classroom practice. Our courses cover subject-specific and whole-school topics ...

Professional development with Triple A Learning’s cost-effective online workshops

There is still time to take advantage of Triple A Learning’s cost-effective online workshops. Over the last three years we have trained over 4000 IB teachers on our IB authorised workshops, at both category 1 and category 3. Follow the links below to see the range on offer. Our next session begins on May 28th. Do not miss out on these…book now to update your professional training. Our interactive workshops and resources will help take your career to the next level ...

Ted Ed

Ted Talks have added a new side line branch to their ever increasing catalogue of talks. Ted Ed is billed as lessons worth sharing. the idea is to take TED talks and turn them into "real" lesson resources through the addition of interactive quizzes and reflection points. It also allows you to contextualise each lesson by being able to add your own content and questions. While still a beta there is certainly quite a lot of very suitable material for ...