Learning through Play – What does that look like?

The Link between Play and Classroom Learning There is a lot of conversation about the importance of play for young learners and whether we are giving our children enough time to play. The questions...

In Pursuit of the Outdoors

In the past decades there has been a growing movement toward Outdoor Education for both schools and businesses as we seek to develop character in our young people and cohesion within our teams. Adventure...

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...

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 &...
GEMS World Academy Singapore Technopreneur Challenge

Celebrating Young Innovators of the 21st Century

GEMS World Academy (Singapore) organises the Young Technopreneurs Challenge.

Fun with small children in Singapore

Having a small child can often be isolating. It can often be hard to think about ways to fill the day so that your little one is stimulated while you as a parent...

2018 Australian of the Year Visits AIS

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

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,...

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...

Outdoor Learning Rules!

Amanda Saunders, Junior Kindergarten teacher at Canadian International School, explains why exploring nature should be an integral part of a child’s education. No matter the age of your child or the subject they’re exploring, Canadian...