Global Indian International School Blog

    5 things that make Singapore Unique

    June 10, 2019

    Singapore is a small but prosperous island nation that has a lot to offer when it comes to quality of life and individual growth. Although a little red dot on the world map, the country is very conducive for families and raising kids in a happy and safe environment.

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    A TV Studio in GIIS SMART Campus

    May 29, 2019

    A small crew works behind the scenes to ensure everything is in place before showtime; then, the cameras roll. A student takes on the role of the news anchor, narrating events that have recently taken place within the school community, whilst another set of students produce a commercial to showcase their marketing skills. Sketches like this...

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    Bond, explore and increase literacy by reading with your child

    May 21, 2019

     

     

    Reading with your child is not just a pre-school activity. As parents may well know, knowing the alphabets does not on its own lead to advanced reading abilities. Readers have to recognise the context and the intended audience of the text. Appropriate vocabulary and sentence patterns also contribute to better comprehension of reading...

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    World Leaders and Peace Activists Inspire GIIS Students

    May 15, 2019

     

     

    Many world-famous leaders have visited GIIS over the years, including Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore; Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India; Ela Gandhi, the peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi; and Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Honourable Union Minister of India. These are just a few of the...

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    Unique approach, excellent infrastructure makes GIIS SMART Campus best place to pursue IB PYP

    May 3, 2019

     

     

    The recently introduced IB PYP curriculum at GIIS SMART Campus is helping the school in achieving its goal of building skills and knowledge in and beyond the classroom as well as inculcating a strong sense of values in students. The 21st-century infrastructure of GIIS SMART Campus acts as a catalyst in deriving the maximum benefits from a...

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    Cost of Schooling in Singapore

    May 1, 2019

     

    If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance that you have recently relocated to Singapore, or perhaps in the planning stages. As part of your due diligence, you are likely researching the cost of schooling in Singapore and other details about private schools that exist here.

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    How Can Parents and Educators Minimise Exam Stress?

    April 27, 2019

    It's normal to experience some pressure or even anxiety about an upcoming exam. In fact, it's this heightened sense of awareness that allows students to function well and perform their best in a test. However, the pressure to perform is greater than ever before, with examination results playing a prominent role in a student's ability to succeed...

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    5 Ways GIIS Embraces ‘Learning by Doing’ Approach

    April 11, 2019

    Experiential Learning or 'Learning through reflection on doing' is being argued by experts as a path forward for students who wish to be all-rounders and apply the acquired knowledge in real-life situations. A school that aims to balance academic excellence with holistic development, GIIS uses a very practical and hands-on approach to education.

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    Primary Years Programme at GIIS SMART Campus

    April 4, 2019

    With the start of the new academic term, we have begun offering the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) for our students of Grades 1-5. Taught in more than 109 countries around the world, theIB PYP can be adapted to fit any learning framework and align with state and national standards. TheIB PYP offers numerous...

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    Why and How to Encourage Spirit of Inquiry in Children

    March 27, 2019

     

     

    When a child is being educated, they need to do more than just memorise facts and reiterate the thoughts and findings of those who came before them. Rather, throughout their schooling, they need to be able to continue to explore the natural curiosity that is present in all children. One challenge that all instructors face in the world today...

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