Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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...

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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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    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...

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