GREETINGS FROM THE COUNSELLING DESK

April 30, 2021By PanyadenInternationalSchoolUncategorized

Dear Parents, We recently learned that online learning will continue into May. This is, of course, not wonderful news, but we understand that the Covid situation has gotten worse, not better. Last week, I encouraged you to take care of yourself. I cannot underscore this sentiment any more than I already have. Error on the … Read More

12 Wise Habits: Samadhi

January 21, 2021By PanyadenInternationalSchoolUncategorized

The word Samadhi originates from the Sanskrit sam‐a‐dha, meaning “to bring together.” It is usually translated as “concentration” or composing of the mind. It is the mind that does not waver, does not scatter itself and is focused on the task at hand despite being disturbed, persuaded or provoked. When we achieve Samadhi we attain … Read More

Love of learning can be learned

October 3, 2020By PanyadenInternationalSchoolUncategorized

By Michel Thibeault, M.Ed.Primary School PrincipalPanyaden International School It’s amazing how young children have an irrepressible love for learning. We can see how much young children can learn every day, seemingly without too much effort. Sadly, this enjoyment for learning doesn’t always last, and by the time they become teenagers many students begin to become … Read More

12 Wise Habits Week: Avihimsa

August 25, 2020By PanyadenInternationalSchoolUncategorized

AVIHIMSA (Not harming)August 24 – September 7, 2020 Avihimsa is a Pali word which means not causing harm. To practise ‘Avihimsa’ is not to say or do anything that creates suffering for oneself or for others and also not to say or do anything that creates or encourages the cause of suffering in oneself or … Read More