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    Education in Singapore: What Should Expat Parents Look For?

    December 18, 2018

     

     

    If you're relocating to Singapore and wondering how to provide the best education for your child, it's important to consider not just a school's fee structure but also what programme is available. When selecting the right educational setting for your children at the best price, it's helpful to know the varying factors involved.

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    The Art of Giving: Why Community Service Matters

    December 13, 2018

    We often hear the call to “give back” in society. But why is it so important to heed this call? As it turns out, community service does more than help recipients; it also benefits givers as well.

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    My child learnt to cook in school!

    December 5, 2018

    Visit our culinary studio while cooking is underway and you will find groups of children enthusiastically trying their hands at various techniques, experimenting with different combinations of ingredients and learning to use appliances and kitchen utensils with confidence.

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    How studying music in schools is an important part of education

    November 19, 2018

     

    People say there is magic in music, that it's a true language of the soul.

    Research says those people are right.  According to peer-reviewed studies in major publications, music education can elevate children's IQ, improve their emotional outlook and enhance academic achievement in non-music subjects.

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    Famous Singers and Actors Share Power of Music and Film to Uplift, Inspire and Connect

    October 31, 2018

    Why is the shared experience of listening to music so powerful? Music is a universal connector, bringing listeners together across languages, cultures, and traditions in a powerful, collaborative experience. Recent scientific research finds that music impacts the brain circuits involved in empathy and trust, increasing our willingness to...

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    Smoothen the Transition of your child from India to Singapore

    October 23, 2018

    As adults, we know the benefits of living cross-culturally. Young people especially gain a global worldview, valuable language skills and the ability to create bridges between cultures.  In fact, 44% of children who grow up in cross-cultural settings earn a graduate degree by age 22, and most of them work in highly skilled professions such as...

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    Ten Tips for Life in Singapore

    October 22, 2018

    Fast-paced and cosmopolitan, Singapore is an exciting city in which to work and raise children. Many modern Indian families relish Singapore's thriving cultural milieu and robust economic scene. But as with any change, relocating to Singapore can prove stressful for children and teens unless everyone knows how to blend in.

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    Inspiration Behind the GIIS SMART Campus at Punggol

    October 4, 2018

     

    In 2015, top teachers from GIIS Singapore were tapped to help provide input on how their dream school would appear. Ideas were discussed, solutions proposed and innovative approaches brought to the table. Architects from around the globe, including Australia, Japan, New York and Singapore, were then retained to bring those ideas to life. The...

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    Are Virtual Classrooms the Future of Traditional Classrooms?

    September 17, 2018

     

    Our 21st century is an age of change. Digital technology has touched every sector of our lives - and education has not been immune to this. In the new age, learning spaces like traditional classrooms have now expanded far beyond its four walls. For students, such spaces allow collaboration, interaction and discussions through technology that...

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    Artists Inspire Students to appreciate Performing Arts and be Devoted to One’s Field

    September 14, 2018

     

     

    What does it truly take to succeed? When one looks at a famous movie star, it is easy to imagine that success just “happened”. Overnight, this person became a famous star. But what people do not see is the hard work, humility and dedication that went into achieving this goal. 

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