Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    My experience as a Radio Jockey trainer at the SMART Campus

    January 7, 2019

     When I joined GIIS as a Media Executive I was absolutely thrilled at the thought of teaching students the one thing that I love the most in this world: Radio Jockeying. It was new, it was unconventional, and it was exciting to be surrounded by young minds who would be eager to learn something new. In the last four months, I have taught many...

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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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    My child learnt to cook in school!

    December 5, 2018

    Visit our culinary studio while cooking is underway and you will find groups of children enthusiastically trying their hands at various techniques, experimenting with different combinations of ingredients and learning to use appliances and kitchen utensils with confidence.

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    You thought Medicine is the only career for students of Biology?

    November 24, 2018

    Person 1: Oh, you took Biology in your 12th? Then you should take medicine.

    Person 2: If you are a student of Biology, then medicine is the only course you can opt for.

    Person 3: Don’t you know Biology and Medicine are synonymous?

    Person 4: You cease to exist if you are not a doctor.

    Many parents have been associating the stream of Biology with...

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    How studying music in schools is an important part of education

    November 19, 2018

     

    People say there is magic in music, that it's a true language of the soul.

    Research says those people are right.  According to peer-reviewed studies in major publications, music education can elevate children's IQ, improve their emotional outlook and enhance academic achievement in non-music subjects.

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    Is There a Formula for Creating Future Ready Students?

    November 16, 2018

    Supporting the development of lifelong learning skills isn’t just something we talk about at GIIS. It’s infused in everything we do.

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    Why do adolescents keep secrets from parents?

    November 11, 2018

    Imagine this: An 8-year old child is alone at home, and wants to spend time drawing. While rummaging through the drawers to find a pencil, the child finds a S$10 note. After a quick look around to ensure no one is watching, the child smoothly picks up the note, pockets it and gets back to routine.

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