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...

The Benefits of Art Therapy​

Art therapy has proven to be a successful form of treatment for special education students and kids with other behavioural, emotional or psychological issues. It allows children to express themselves in non-verbal ways through...

Deciphering Reggio Emilia

There are more options to a child’s education than ever before – especially in early childhood. Increasingly educational philosophies tend towards a holistic approach which gives equal weight to artistic, physical and emotional endeavours...

Why is STEM a crucial component of learning for all children?

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM is about providing interdisciplinary integration of subjects to solve real-world problems. This means students need to access knowledge and skills from two or...

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,...

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...

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...

Peranakan Magic : Learning to Cook Peranakan Style

Learning to cook with local ingredients can help a person feel more at home in a new country. Before moving to Singapore, Australian Sue Mannering had never heard of the Peranakans and thought a...

CIS kindergarten boosts children’s learning with spectacular new Outdoor Discovery Centre

At the Canadian International School (CIS) Kindergarten, we pride ourselves on making sure each of our students are given a strong educational foundation in an environment that is friendly and supportive and nurtures creativity...

New Principal at AIS

Dr Eddie Groughan has taken on the role of Principal at the Australian International School(AIS). Eddie takes over from Andre Casson, who will be moving into the role of Head of School following Simon...