Global Indian International School Blog

    Gratifying experience to be part of Howdy Modi organising team

    October 3, 2019

    It was an event to remember. Two state heads, one large stadium, nearly 50,000 cheering, clapping, enthusiastic crowd; standing ovations, victory laps and lots of friendly overtures.

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    GIIS - A Pioneer school for CBSE in Singapore

    September 27, 2019

    The CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education, India) is an internationally recognised K-12 curriculum that has been preparing young people for admittance to universities around the world for over 50 years, and Global Indian International Schools (GIIS), Singapore, has been prominently recognised as an education leader, awarding CBSE...

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    How is Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme different from another curriculum?

    September 10, 2019

    As children finish their primary education, parents are often confronted with the decision of choosing a suitable middle year’s curriculum that can serve as a preparatory course for their higher studies in future. Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme (CLSP), is a sought-after lower secondary curriculum at GIIS that gives a great head start to...

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    IB Theory of Knowledge: What it is and how it leads to critical thinking?

    August 9, 2019

     

     

     

    Of the two subjects that make IB Diploma Programme stand out as a sought after curriculum is Theory of Knowledge (TOK). The subject, like Extended Essay, is mandatory for all students, and if executed well by them, can go a long way in giving students a strong chance of achieving a high score. 

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    How does International Curricula add value?

    July 5, 2019

    International curricula are increasingly becoming a preferred choice for students and parents as the education is evolving from being local to international. Futuristic schools are offering international curricula as they aim to nurture students as global citizens.

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    When I hosted my first podcast at the Radio Studio in my school

    June 29, 2019

     

    I recently got the opportunity to host one of the podcasts where I had to interview Ms Divya Prasad, the student counsellor at GIIS SMART Campus, on exam stress. Although I had listened to podcasts before, the idea of hosting a podcast made me nervous.

    Podcasts are an initiative by my school to give students a platform to explore their skills...

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    Get Prepared for Grade 6 With This Reading List

    June 20, 2019

    Reading is the foundation for all learning, which is why we encourage our students to continue to read and explore different texts while at Global Indian International School. Here's our reading list of non-fiction titles for students of Grade 6, which will stimulate their imagination as well as teach them basic life lessons:

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    Generation Z needs technology in their education

    June 15, 2019

    Most of the present primary and secondary schools are catering to Generation Z, or post-millennials. Any progressive school will agree that confining Gen Z to regimented classroom and chalk-and-talk teaching will lead to futile learning. To keep up with the present generation’s learning style, schools have to leverage on technology.

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    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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    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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