QFIS Book Recommendations
I honestly cannot imagine life without books. They have taken me to lands of wizards, elves, hobbits and orcs, to dystopian futures, modern day Pakistan, 19th century England, WWI Middle East, an 1850 Minnesota farmstead, Eskimos’ arctic tundra of Alaska........
President Message: Anatomy of Peace
I’d like to thank the school administration and counselors for responding to the PA’s request for more information for parents about the issue of bullying. The workshops presented by the school counselors were extremely informative and helpful. This topic has caused me to reflect on the roots of conflict.........
The mystery of 6 AB class
At Qatar Finland International School one thing is true: things are always done in a very special way. And I was able to proof that when I attended the first parent-teacher conference at the beginning of the school year, and instead of a speech we were given a real school lesson. Class 6 AB is like a lab for different experiences, in a very particular learning environment.....
Is It Bullying?
To begin with, it is very crucial to recognize the meaning of bullying. The definition of bullying is: “when an individual or a group of people with more power, repeatedly and intentionally cause hurt or harm to another person or group of people who feel helpless to respond. Bullying can continue over time, is often hidden from adults, and will probably continue if no action is taken.”....
Good sleep habits help kids succeed in school!!
Health habits, such as sleep patterns, are linked to academic success of a child, and proved by many researches. Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout the child’s life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect the child’s mental health, physical health, quality of life and safety.
Conflict Resolution through Peer-Mediation
In November 2o17, the school organized a Talk to address the issue on bullying at school. The counselors joined together as a team to walk the audience through the process of identifying, discussing and resolving issues that arise on a day to day basis across the campus. .....
Third Culture Kid
A third culture kid (TCK) is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her
developmental years outside the parents’ culture. The TCK frequently builds
relationships to all of the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although
elements from each culture may be assimilated into the TCK’s life experience, the
sense of belonging is in relationship to others of similar background.