Category Archives: Stories

Mastering Myself

By Liliane Grace I’ve always loved to write fictional stories – ever since I was in primary school. When I was eleven I joined a Creative Writing Club and at sixteen I placed an ad in the local paper to

Mastering Myself

By Liliane Grace I’ve always loved to write fictional stories – ever since I was in primary school. When I was eleven I joined a Creative Writing Club and at sixteen I placed an ad in the local paper to

4 Lessons that My Education Degree Failed to Teach Me

Written by: Jamie Lee, Founder of Kids at Switch The other day one of my students was lying on a beanbag in the classroom after our lesson. All the other students had gone and I was in a mad rush

4 Lessons that My Education Degree Failed to Teach Me

Written by: Jamie Lee, Founder of Kids at Switch The other day one of my students was lying on a beanbag in the classroom after our lesson. All the other students had gone and I was in a mad rush

An Open letter to the Mother who asked Me to Give her Child Homework

Written by: Jamie Lee, founder of Kids at Switch Does innovation come from a textbook or someone’s imagination? To the 35-year-old with a case-less iPhone in one hand and your Women’s Weekly in the other. When you walked into Kids

An Open letter to the Mother who asked Me to Give her Child Homework

Written by: Jamie Lee, founder of Kids at Switch Does innovation come from a textbook or someone’s imagination? To the 35-year-old with a case-less iPhone in one hand and your Women’s Weekly in the other. When you walked into Kids

School Students by Day, Business Strategists by Night

by: Sharon Mitchell, Founder and Managing Director of Mayday Mummy For our family of 4, the dinner table is more than just a place to eat. For several years now, we have taken the opportunity whilst eating tea, to each talk about

School Students by Day, Business Strategists by Night

by: Sharon Mitchell, Founder and Managing Director of Mayday Mummy For our family of 4, the dinner table is more than just a place to eat. For several years now, we have taken the opportunity whilst eating tea, to each talk about

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

“Michelle, what do you think you’d be doing now if you have attended Kids at Switch when you were a kid?” asked Jamie. Instead of giving her the answer immediately, I gave some thoughts to it… and I think I would have been

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

“Michelle, what do you think you’d be doing now if you have attended Kids at Switch when you were a kid?” asked Jamie. Instead of giving her the answer immediately, I gave some thoughts to it… and I think I would have been

Are allowances allowing our kids to grow their financial mindset?

“Allowances shouldn’t define the passion and motivation of a child… their intrinsic desires should motivate themselves and their true passions.” – Jamie Lee, Founder of  Kids at Switch As a kid, I never really got an allowance. I had a choice –

Are allowances allowing our kids to grow their financial mindset?

“Allowances shouldn’t define the passion and motivation of a child… their intrinsic desires should motivate themselves and their true passions.” – Jamie Lee, Founder of  Kids at Switch As a kid, I never really got an allowance. I had a choice –

Academic versus Real life lessons

By: Francoise Gelbard-Martin My son Nicholas has been attending Jamie Lee’s Kids at Switch Saturday classes for the past 12 months. He grins and bares the repetitive grind of algorithms and spelling tables through gritted teeth by week day, knowing that Saturday is just

Academic versus Real life lessons

By: Francoise Gelbard-Martin My son Nicholas has been attending Jamie Lee’s Kids at Switch Saturday classes for the past 12 months. He grins and bares the repetitive grind of algorithms and spelling tables through gritted teeth by week day, knowing that Saturday is just

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

By: Eugene Cheung, Chief Creative Officer of Kids at Switch Working as the CCO for Kids at Switch over the past three months has shown me a lot. Firstly, I now know that a six year old shows a far

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

By: Eugene Cheung, Chief Creative Officer of Kids at Switch Working as the CCO for Kids at Switch over the past three months has shown me a lot. Firstly, I now know that a six year old shows a far

The Little Black Dress of Education

Coco Chanel created and designed the “little black dress” in the late 1920s. It was simple, elegant, and adaptable to day and evening wear. It was always in fashion and something every woman needed in her wardrobe. So our question

The Little Black Dress of Education

Coco Chanel created and designed the “little black dress” in the late 1920s. It was simple, elegant, and adaptable to day and evening wear. It was always in fashion and something every woman needed in her wardrobe. So our question

A Tale of Passion – Kids at Switch

This video, is actually the child of two parents. One is the vision and values I had in starting Kids at Switch: the combination of competitive drive and a passion to change education through fearless innovation. The other is the

A Tale of Passion – Kids at Switch

This video, is actually the child of two parents. One is the vision and values I had in starting Kids at Switch: the combination of competitive drive and a passion to change education through fearless innovation. The other is the