Global Indian International School Blog

    5 Tips for nurturing an emotionally intelligent child

    November 2, 2017

    GIIS schools are committed to nurturing children who are not only academically intelligent, but also emotionally intelligent. Emotional Intelligence (EI) refers to a set of skills that people can develop in regards to their ability to be self-aware of their emotions, to regulate their emotions, and to translate their emotions into thoughts and...

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    How GIIS cultivates a spirit of winning

    November 2, 2017

    At GIIS, we work to provide our students with an educational platform that sets them up for success. We define success as more than just good academic grades. We want our students to develop the life skills and fortitude to succeed in life. As such, we have redefined what it means to "win," so our students find success, satisfaction and...

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    Creating future-ready student

    November 2, 2017

    A growing number of people are opting to become “lifelong learners,” developing skills and exploring new areas of study far beyond their college degree.  At GIIS, we believe that lifelong learning is invaluable, and we strive to develop our students into lifelong learners by weaving education into everything we do. Here's a closer look at what...

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    Why GIIS values Emotional Intelligence (EI) just as much as IQ

    October 30, 2017

    At every GIIS school, we approach education through a holistic lens. We see every student as a whole person, because we know that this is the best way to help them develop the skills that they need to navigate into successful adult lives. While academic success is paramount to everything we do, we also consider Emotional Intelligence (EI) to be...

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    The spirit of winning - what does it mean to "win"?

    October 30, 2017

    What does it mean to win? At GIIS, we encourage our students to follow excellence in all that they do, whether in the classroom or on the sports courts. In order to do this, we believe we need to clearly define what it means to win. What is "winning?" Is it simply a successful score or winning a tough game? Can you "win" without being the top...

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    Volunteer today, be a leader tomorrow: How the 9 GEMS framework supports volunteerism and develops strong students

    September 15, 2017

     

    The benefits of community service are numerous, and research suggests that it truly is great to give help, as well as receive it. At every GIIS campus, our 9 GEMS™ model integrates opportunities for our students to give back to the community, and encourages students to develop their own unique sense of what it means to act upon their values...

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    Service uplifts us all: How “giving back” builds better communities and kids

    September 15, 2017

     

    Helping someone, or some community, in need can be a powerful and yet humbling feeling. And research suggests that only does serving others make us feel good, it makes our whole communities better, too.

    It’s no accident then, that a commitment to community service is built right into our holistic 9 GEMS™ model at all GIIS campuses. We provide...

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    How sports benefit the body and the brain

    September 15, 2017

    Learning to work hard and play fair, both in and out of the classroom, is a lesson we teach at every GIIS campus. We offer sports participation to students of all abilities across a large range of activities from basketball, tennis, soccer, athletics and yoga to Taekwondo and badminton, plus our Gold Squad Training programme for promising and...

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    How school sports can help build "soft skills"

    September 15, 2017

     

    Proponents of quality education agree that a rigorous academic preparation will provide students with a solid foundation that will grant them access to enter any number of career fields. At GIIS, our understanding of a comprehensive, quality education takes a holistic approach to preparing students with the kinds of skills required by the...

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    Four Benefits of playing traditional Indian games

    August 23, 2017

    Playing games has always been an exciting part of growing up for us all. We recollect with happiness our childhood games and gadget free days. Sports is a great way to make friends and be healthy as well.  

    Here are 4 reasons why we think playing traditional games is good for kids.

    Does not require expensive gear

    Indian traditional games like –

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