Global Indian International School Blog

    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 is...

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    Best of Both Worlds: Big School, Small School

    March 15, 2019

    At GIIS Punggol, the best of two worlds come together in our SMART school. With our Small Learning Communities of just 160 students, we offer the high-quality teaching and individualised student attention that is a trademark of smaller schools. We are also proud to offer the globally connected faculty, high-tech infrastructure, and myriad...

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    Engineering as a career has wide range of choices

    March 4, 2019

    Engineering has contributed to the development of civilisation in many ways. Right from the invention of the wheel, engineers have improved human way of life and helped make the world a much more comfortable, safe place. The constant need for betterment of life led to engineering branching our into various discipline within itself, and now it...

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    Why Sports should make it to the starting lineup in Schools

    February 26, 2019

    Students learn many things in academic classrooms. But at GIIS we’re just as proud of what they learn outside of our classrooms as what they learn in them. One particularly opportune setting for facilitating non-traditional learning? The playing fields. In fact, we believe that sports is so essential to the growth and development of our GIIS...

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    Social and emotional learning is an integral part of everyday school life

    February 11, 2019

    A successful adult is born not just of book learning, but from a child who has been taught important social and emotional lessons. These lessons empower their decision-making skills, their ability to work with others and their understanding of themselves. Learning environments that nurture these students weave social-emotional learning into...

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    Schools must be safe havens for children

    February 2, 2019

    Schools must be safe havens for children to learn. GIIS considers any threat to a child’s safety as a serious threat to the education process. Any disruption negatively affects our school and learning environment. From securing the physical school environment against violence to protecting students against cyber threats, GIIS takes school...

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    Dr Justice C.S Dharmadhikari was like a candle in the wind

    January 28, 2019

    To sum up the many qualities of Dr Justice C S Dharmadhikari in three words is to contain an ocean in a tin jar. But, for Global Indian International School, Justice was a friend, philosopher and guide, epitomising qualities that have been portrayed as the important steps of the later of success. The stalwart was a cofounder and patron of...

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    Why Children Should Learn Multiple Languages

    January 23, 2019

    Having the ability to speak multiple languages is an asset in the workplace and the community. Fluency in two or more languages expands one's career opportunities, especially in fields such as government and technology. Bilingual employees are in a prime position to accept assignments that require international travel or communicating with...

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