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Thursday, May 6, 2021

AIS – 20 Years of Success

In 2013 the Australian International School celebrated 20 years of educating international students in Singapore. From humble beginnings in 1993, with a cohort of 32 students and 7 teachers, to the current purpose-built campus...

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...

JCU: Stay Ahead in the Business World

The Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU) is staying ahead of the curve and preparing its graduates for the challenges of a complex world. This year, the Singapore campus has refreshed its Master of Business Administration program to add a suite of six new majors.

The Benefits of Children Joining Preschool Under 3

Did you know by age 2 we lose half the neurons we were born with, but that 80% of the synapses made stay with us for life?  Early Years Specialists, Blue House Nursery &...

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...

Why Action and Community Service matter?

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Albert Einstein The mission of the International Baccalaureate is to develop active, internationally minded, inquiring and compassionate young people who want to make a difference...

Appreciating Values with Children

Living in such a wonderful place as Singapore, we can often take things for granted and raising children in this environment can make them unexposed to lives that people in other parts of the...

What to look for in a Chinese-English bilingual programme

You’re invited! the Canadian International School (CIS) is holding a free virtual talk on 25 November on the 10 things to look for in a Chinese-English bilingual programme.

The Art of Rangoli

Rangoli is a type of art originating from Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Rangoli is created using coloured sand, rice, flour and even flower petals to make beautiful patterns on flooring typically around the time...

7 Useful Tips For Parents To Encourage Their Children To Become Independent Thinkers

“It is widely agreed that children should be taught how to think, not what to think, in order to be successful twenty-first century learners and citizens. Avondale Grammar School’s Assistant Principal and Head of...