Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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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    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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    Why Communication Skills are important for Academic Success

    November 2, 2018

    Communication is complex and takes many forms. Students who master the subtleties of oral communication and non-verbal cues are better-prepared to articulate their ideas, show empathy toward others and constructively resolve a conflict. Compared to those who struggle to express themselves, effective communicators are more likely to succeed and...

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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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    Sport Stars Inspire GIIS Students with Messages of Perseverance, Dedication, Hard Work and Self-Confidence

    October 2, 2018

     

    "Don’t let anyone say you can’t do it.”

    That’s the message world-class tennis player Sania Mirza shared with GIIS students during a visit to the erstwhile Queenstown Campus as a part of the GIIS Leadership Lecture Series in December 2014. She is not the only one who has been to the GIIS campuses to encourage students to follow their passion...

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    IB Programme @ GIIS – Preparing Students to be World Citizens

    July 17, 2018

    Switzerland-based International Baccalaureate just released its results for exams held in May. As usual, Global Indian International School - one of the 700 international schools in Asia Pacific region to offer IB curriculum - fared very well, with 4 students emerging world toppers. This feather in the cap for the students (and for GIIS) is a...

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    Smart Schools Pave Way for Smart Students

    May 21, 2018

     

    If we teach today as we taught yesterday, then we rob our children of tomorrow – John Dewey

    Technology has come of age driving every aspect of our life. In the present times, every industry that affects human life – be it healthcare, banking, retail or travel, is thriving on technology. Then how can we ignore school education? After all,...

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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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    GIIS Scholarship Programme - Opening Doors to Success

    March 23, 2018

    The word 'scholarship' holds tremendous weight in education parlance.

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