(This blog has been written based on my conversation with Ms. Manju Nair, IB PYP Coordinator, GIIS SMART Campus)
The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is known to encourage independent and inquiry-based learning in primary students. At GIIS, our students in the PYP are encouraged to pursue self-led learning at every level - from the way they choose to arrange their classrooms and decorate the walls to the mini exhibitions held each year for Grades 1-5.
International schools in Singapore provide experiences that are beyond the curriculum and help students build a well-rounded personality.
When students attend a school that prioritises inquiry-based learning, they are not only allowed to be curious and ask questions — they are required to do so. Curiosity is a prerequisite for participating, and teachers serve as guides rather than instructors. Curiosity helps to prepare the brain for learning, and it allows students to become...
Many plans have been put on hold during the past year, including relocation plans for the many families who were hoping to move to Singapore. However, as people start to look forward to the end of the pandemic, many are considering a move to Singapore in the near future.
A very frequently heard term in the domain of school education, especially primary years, inquiry-based learning is an unconventional approach to teaching which is gaining much significance in the context of 21st century education.
International Baccalaureates Primary Years Programme (IB PYP), is a distinct educational framework for children between the age group of 5 to 12 years. Lately, the curriculum has been popular for offering a 21st century education and helping children develop a global outlook so that they can assimilate easily with the world at large.
Education has leaped to new highs in the 21st century - both in terms of syllabus and delivery of the syllabus. With the advent of new-age learning techniques, schools need to incorporate them into everyday teaching.
At Global Indian International School, we understand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to promote optimal educational opportunities for our students. We recognise the importance of providing an approach that best meets their needs, learning styles and goals. Toward that end, we offer multiple curricula: