Learning Local – Investing in the Future

Jim Rogers is a financial investor and  commentator from the United States of America. He lives here with his wife Paige Parker and daughters Happy (9) and Baby Bee (4). For years, Jim stressed the...

Brand New International School in Orchard

A brand new international primary, secondary and high school will open at Orchard in March 2018*. A brand new direction in international schooling  EtonHouse at Orchard will be the first of its kind offering an education...

What to look for in choosing a Master of Education programme

The world-class International Schools in Singapore offer great job prospects and the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career. Undertaking the postgraduate Master of Education can open up this career path to you and facilitate...

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...

AIS makes every moment special with Storypark

The Australian International School has partnered with Storypark to introduce an App for parents which allows them to relive the important moments that happen in the school day and to feel more involved with...

Q&A with Maria Lindblom, Assistant Principal/Head of Preschool and Junior School, Avondale Grammar School

    What kind of a foundation do you think preschool provides for later learning? Preschool promotes teaching and learning to ensure children’s ‘school readiness’ and gives children a wide range of skills and knowledge that provides...

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...