An article written by Julian Hingley, Headmaster at the Royal School in Transylvania
Julian is a career teacher with 35 years experience in the craft of the classroom, including in the UK for two decades, chiefly within London and across a range of schools and with a variety of responsibilities.
There are over 7,000 international schools that exist in the world and 42% of these schools choose the English National Curriculum. So, clearly English is the motor-language of the global economy.
Why is the English National Curriculum so popular globally?
The curriculum has a strong focus on basic skills allied to real freedom for teachers to decide how best to teach so that students graduate school with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the real world.
English National Curriculum provide the best combination education in the world, with good discipline, educational heritage, and with qualities and qualifications that are respected by universities in Britain, Europe and North America. English-medium international schools are a vital education provision in most major cities today; and they are now becoming more popular in Romania, with schools in Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest and Iasi.
Full article: Why Choose the English National Curriculum
Here is a Press Release on the pilot edition of Funtold in Transylvania Kids Land, organized by the School for Europe Foundation-founder of Royal School in Transylvania, in partnership with Alfa Grup Association and the Untold Festival: Funtold Press Release.