Global Indian International School Blog

    Rajeev Katyal, Country Director, Singapore

    Mr Rajeev Katyal is the Country Director of Singapore operations of GIIS. He has a rich experience in the field of education and training and has previously helmed NIIT operations in India.

    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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    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...

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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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    How schools can cater to 21st century learning

    December 25, 2018

    Much is being talked  about imparting 21st century skills to students in today’s school in order to enhance critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills. Futuristic schools are paying attention to these areas and are incorporating necessary elements in their teaching process.

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    The Innovative Architectural Elements of the GIIS SMART Campus

    November 5, 2018

    Designed for 21st-century learning, the Global Indian International School (GIIS) SMART Campus in Punggol is built around an innovative “nest” concept that creates a safe and nurturing environment while allowing ample natural light and air to flow freely through all interior spaces. The structures on the SMART Campus also stress the...

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    How 21st Century Learning is Preparing Students to be Global Leaders

    October 19, 2018

    At Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore, we understand that to be successful in today's diverse society, students need more than the traditional classroom experience. In addition to a solid foundation in mathematics, science and the humanities, we emphasise effective collaboration, healthy communication and core values.

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    When accomplished leaders inspire students, achievements can grow!

    April 16, 2018

    Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew, India’s most popular president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Peace activist Ela Gandhi, Statesman Tony Blair, actor Aamir Khan, cricketer Virender Sehwag! These are men and women of repute; those who have achieved success through hard work and talent, and those who can inspire many to achieve more through their...

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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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