Does happiness matter?

It’s now well-known that happy people tend to live longer, be more successful and are more likely to have a lasting friendships. But what exactly is ‘happiness’? Many people believe that happiness is about...

Learning Local – Citizens of the World

Australian Dave Powell’s situation is a bit different from the above families. His wife Iris is Singaporean, and his children Rachael (14), and David (12), are Singaporean citizens. Rachael attends SOTA (School of The...

Smart Steps – improving your child’s daily physical diet

The Smart Steps approach The Smart Steps program forms a fundamental part of the Early Years curriculum at the Australian International School. The program offers a well-balanced mix of activities designed to develop ‘automaticity’, making...

5 Tips for Choosing a Preschool in Singapore

You arrive in Singapore. You have to find a home, your way around, friends, create a new ‘life’ and of course, find a school for the children. Navigating the world of Singaporean preschools can...

Learning To Spell With AIS

The English language is one of the most widely spoken and written languages in the world, but for young children who are learning to spell it can be challenging to navigate the complex minefield...

Experiencing STEAM subjects at MIT

  As part of the Nord Anglia Education family, four DCIS (Dover Court International School) students will head to MIT in Boston to take part in a week-long event immersed in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...

Pave Your Child’s Way to Success

It is a universal fact that every parent wants the very best for their child, and it is not unusual to look for ways to boost their child’s learning process to get a head...

An Art Exhibition With a Difference

Located in the historic and iconic Old Hill Street Police Station, ReDot Fine Art Gallery is the sole art gallery in Singapore, featuring Australian Contemporary Indigenous Art. Established in 2004, by Giorgio Pilla,...

International Schools – Canteen Wrap Up

As the Turkish proverb says, a hungry bear can’t dance and the same goes for hungry kids. As schools strive to feed their students appealing, nutritious food we look at the highlights of the...

Computational Thinking and Coding For Kids

Education is such an important part of children’s development and there are so many different teaching styles, curriculum and methods that are being used in educational establishments today. The use of technological aids...