How is coronavirus affecting international education?
As per today, there are 73,259 confirmed cases of Coronavirus COVID-19; 72,363 of them in Mainland China. Even with the considerable efforts taken to contain the spread of the virus, it remains unclear if the peak is near. Source: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE The coronavirus outbreak may be the biggest disruption…READ MORE
PISA results published in Dec 2019: Which countries score the highest and why?
PISA Rankings published in Dec 2019 PISA Rankings 2019: Average scores of math, science, and reading for OECD. Programme for International Student Assessment, better known as PISA, released the results for its 2018 assessment on 3 December 2019. PISA is a well-acknowledged international benchmarking test, which measures the efficiency of educational systems around the world. The…READ MORE
Are your children future-ready yet?
Children are the future Are your children future-ready yet? The world as we know it today is different from the world that our parents knew. The constantly changing and evolving nature of our lives pushes new developments and innovations at a quicker pace, compared to 30 years ago. The trend of constant change continues, and…READ MORE
IB Diploma Results – Singapore Class of 2019
According to the IBO (International Baccalaureate Organisation), the IB Programme aims to go above and beyond other curricula by developing inquisitive, knowledgeable, and caring young people that are motivated to succeed. Within the IB curriculum, the IB Diploma is a challenging programme for students aged 16 to 19 years. It is an important step in…READ MORE
British International Schools
Many of us are familiar with hearing and reading about the British Curriculum and British international schools. Actually, according to research by ISC, nearly 50% of the international schools that teach the English language worldwide follow the British Curriculum. But what does the British Curriculum entail? What are the main characteristics or requisites of being…READ MORE
How to Choose your IB Subjects Wisely
IB Subjects Students taking the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme need to choose their subjects in their late teens, around 16 or 17 years old. This choice typically leads the students to their future university options and careers. However, at the tender age of 16, it can be difficult for students to choose their IB…READ MORE
A+ World Academy – A rigorous program of experiential learning
To solve the ever-evolving complex global challenges, we must look further than developing skills and competencies that cross several disciplines. We need to become innovative thinkers, excellent problem solvers, great team players and develop resilience in the face of adversity. Does our current education system foster such growth in our youngsters and prepare them to…READ MORE
Affordable International Schools in Asia
Are you looking for affordable international schools in Asia? Expatriates working in Asia often choose to send their children to international schools. It is of essence that these children have access to schools with an international focus so that they don’t get left behind when they return home. As world economies improve, international schools become…READ MORE
Life Hacks for Kids – Keeping your Children Entertained with Summer Programmes
Summer is upon us and with it comes every parent’s nightmare of having bored children. If you are one of these parents, remember that you are not alone. The long, lazy days ahead are a challenge for most parents, especially if you do not get much help from your family. Besides sending your children to…READ MORE
The Montessori Way of Education
Maria Montessori was a famous expert on child development. Her ways and ideas of education differed from traditional methods of the time. The Montessori curriculum that she developed is highly unique and largely individual. Let’s take a closer look at the Montessori’s methods and structure of education. Foundation of the Montessori Way The key…READ MORE