Global Indian International School Blog

    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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    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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    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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    Building a Strong Foundation with Value-based Primary Education

    December 1, 2018

    Children entering their primary years are faced with a critical moment; not only are they approaching the time when academic success becomes fundamental, but they are also just beginning to discover who they are and who they want to become.

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    How a 'plus' in Montessori programme makes a big difference

    November 28, 2018

    Dr Maria Montessori famously said: 

    “The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.”

    At Global Indian International School (GIIS), we have embraced this philosophy whole-heartedly even while designing a unique pedagogy which combines focal points of the esteemed Montessori curriculum with...

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    Smoothen the Transition of your child from India to Singapore

    October 23, 2018

    As adults, we know the benefits of living cross-culturally. Young people especially gain a global worldview, valuable language skills and the ability to create bridges between cultures.  In fact, 44% of children who grow up in cross-cultural settings earn a graduate degree by age 22, and most of them work in highly skilled professions such as...

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    Ten Tips for Life in Singapore

    October 22, 2018

    Fast-paced and cosmopolitan, Singapore is an exciting city in which to work and raise children. Many modern Indian families relish Singapore's thriving cultural milieu and robust economic scene. But as with any change, relocating to Singapore can prove stressful for children and teens unless everyone knows how to blend in.

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