British Society - Annual General Meeting 2018

British Society - Annual General Meeting 2018

On 6th December 2018 we held the British Society’s Annual General Meeting where British organisations such as St. Paul’s School, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, the Royal British Legion, the Carajás Scouts, St. Andrew’s Society, São Paulo Yacht Club (SPYC) and SPAC Rugby presented their 2018 achievements along with their plans for 2019.

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Time for fitness, friends and fun

Time for fitness, friends and fun

Nothing is more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent (or wasted) can never be reclaimed. Therefore, don’t give your time away too easily. Instead, focus on what is important and/or pleasurable, and ignore the rest. One technique (perhaps the only one I have mastered myself!) is to learn to delegate as much as possible. Instead of asking: “How can I do this task?” try asking: “How can this task get done?” and accept that good enough is good enough. Forget perfectionism!

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Cultural Synopsis - Vineyards & Wineries

Cultural Synopsis - Vineyards & Wineries

Wine lovers and others who  celebrate the New Year tasting good wine, without spending much, will  be surprised that, even in São Paulo, there are listed wineries which have won international prizes. Those who are not in for drinking wine will certainly enjoy the landscape, history and beauty of many of the places listed here. Let’s start on this special trip to the São Paulo vineyards.

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Skills to thrive in our ever-changing world

Skills to thrive in our ever-changing world

In modern society, as with any societal change in history, creativity and invention are ubiquitous. As a global society our students are not expected to work in passive, rote, unconnected environments. In the unknown dynamic, interconnected, creative world of tomorrow companies are often looking for creative skills, capacity, and personal agency within their employees.

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The St. Paul’s Foundation is opening its doors for scholarship programme

The St. Paul’s Foundation is opening its doors for scholarship programme

For the 2020 entry, The St. Paul’s Foundation open its doors to even younger children to apply for the scholarship programme: our scholars will be at least 13 years old and will have a pre-requisite level of academic and English language skills, in addition to their special talent in music, sports or arts. We are looking for excellent students who have the right attitude, drive and commitment to benefit from the opportunities offered by the scholarship programme and to contribute to the school.

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Conviviality Centre for the Elderly

Conviviality Centre for the Elderly

We are proud to say that, during this month of October, we took an important next step in this process: we launched our Conviviality Centre for the Elderly in the Butantã region. The Conviviality Centre (Centro de Convivência) is a space that offers several activities contributing towards a process of healthy ageing. It develops autonomy and sociability, strengthens family ties, and community living helps to         prevent situations of social risk.

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