Q&A with Neil Smith, Head of Elementary, Australian International School

    What makes AIS unique from other schools? Where do I begin? AIS is unlike any other international school I have worked in or visited. First and foremost the School has embraced the new Australian...

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...

Jayne Nadarajoo: Creating Unique Learning Environments for Children

Jayne Nadarajoo is the Founding Director of White Lodge Education Group Services which has eight Kindergartens in Singapore, Melbourne Specialist International School, ASPIRE vocational centre for special needs education and The Pantry at Loewen...

A Quirky Take on Diagnosis

The thing about using the tool called ‘diagnosis’ as a method for understanding is that it is in danger of doing the exact opposite – ‘understanding’ I mean. It’s a very good tool for...

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...

The Value of Loose Parts in Children’s Play

“The beauty of playing and constructing with “loose parts” is in its ability to ignite imagination and creativity in children, whilst offering experiences that hone spatial awareness, tactile sensitivity, social constructs and lay out...

2018 Australian of the Year Visits AIS

Renowned physicist and 2018 Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons visited The Australian International School (AIS)

Ghost Nets of the Ocean

The beginning of June saw the launch of the Ghost Nets of the Ocean, Au Karem ira Lamur Lu Exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore which will be exhibited at the Museum...

Internationalism at AIS

Transitioning to a new school and a new country is an exciting adventure. Immersing your children in an international community is an incredible opportunity for them to view the world through different lenses, appreciate...

How to excel at sport? Focus on strength and conditioning

For many of us, participating in sport is a way of life. While many say that you can pick it up at any age, the truth is, the earlier you start, the easier it...