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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a School for Your Child

Education access for foreigners living in Singapore is often a difficult mine-field to navigate, with blogs, forums and advice from colleagues often contradicting the reality of the school landscape. To help choose the right school...

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Singapore is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and people from all over come to this little red dot to holiday, work and even start a family. We live in a...

Q&A with Dr Dale Anderson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University Singapore

   JCU Singapore programs follow the same curriculum as the Australian versions but are contextualised to the Asian environment. What are the benefits of studying at the Singapore campus? The Singapore Campus is a relaxed and...

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...

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...

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...

The Right Team for Your Kids

We all want our children to learn the right skills in order to become successful in their later lives, but all books and no play is definitely not the way to go. Studies have...

Benefits of Sleep and Exercise for Your Children

Avondale Grammar School’s Assistant Principal and Head of Preschool and Junior School, Maria Lindblom, shares some tips to keep your child fit and alert at school. The importance of sleep and exercise for childrenAs most...

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...