Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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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    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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    Is a Happy child a better student?

    January 10, 2019

    Whilst studies have long established that happiness leads to better workplace productivity, researchers have only recently begun exploring whether promoting happiness in the classroom leads to better overall achievements. Not surprisingly, the current body of research indicates a connection between a nurturing school environment and higher...

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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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    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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    Embracing the Art of Communication - What Is it and How Is It Taught?

    December 8, 2018

     

    For their future success, today's students need to know how to communicate, yet many are graduating without this critical skill. At GIIS, we aim to help our students graduate with all of the skills they need for success, including communication skills. We've already discussed why communication skills are critical, so here is a closer look...

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