Local School – International Student Admissions

Singapore’s school system enjoys an excellent reputation. With many expats now paying their own education expenses and monthly school fees for local schools set at $500 for primary and $650 for secondary schools in...

Having a Baby in Singapore

More and more expats in Singapore means more and more babies born here. Daniella Jenson was 56 hours into labour when she was asked once more if she needed a caesarean section. “I was...

Splash and Play Zones

With Singapore’s consistently warm humid weather, pack the kid’s swimmers and towel for a spot of water play. It will give the extra fun factor to a shopping expedition or a day of sightseeing.   Here we list some options for...

Everything you need to know about the Fair Consideration Framework

Much has been made of the Fair Consideration Framework over the past year, which finally came into effect on August 1st. But what are the real consequences?   WHAT IS IT? The Fair Consideration Framework (FCF)...

World Class Sporting event on our doorstep: A walk in the Park for Inbee!

Take a bow, Inbee Park so Singapore can heartily congratulate you on winning the much-coveted golf title of “HSBC Women’s Champions winner”, unofficially known as “Asia’s major”. Hailing from South Korea, (World No.2) Inbee’s...

Teh Right Way

  So many variations of local coffee and tea at hawkers, but what do they all mean? We’ve pulled together the lingo you need to have the perfect pick-me-up. Kopi (coffee) Famously brewed in a ‘sock’, kopi...

Getting help with addictions and other vices in Singapore

The Cabin Addiction Services Group recently opened the doors of its 4th regional branch here in central Novena, Singapore. Located in a rapidly growing urban populace, The Cabin Singapore follows to The Cabin treatment...

Enjoy a Night On Us at Banyan Tree Lang Co, Central Vietnam

With stunning views of the East Sea and the magnificent Truong Son mountain range in the background, the tranquil and intimate Banyan Tree Lăng Cô, Central Vietnam is the perfect destination for a romantic...

IGCSE: Is it right for my child?

As a parent and a science teacher, I am familiar with the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). It is the world’s most widely used international qualification for 14-16-year-olds, developed by the University...

Learning for the Future: Providing an Academic Infrastructure, Sporting Culture, and Fuelling Creativity

Choosing the right International school for your child can be a daunting task. Parents need to consider how a school meets the needs of the future. For starters look for a 21st century learning environment...