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International Private Education: Choosing the right school in Singapore

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Many families today are used to the culture of moving countries, jobs and schools. Many others are not, thus, the experience can be quite daunting for relocating families. The first worry on a parent’s mind is of course schooling and which one is the ‘right fit’ for their child. Every parent is looking for a school that will fulfil their child’s needs both emotionally and academically and allow them to be recognized for their talents/skills and as well as this provide them with the exposure to new subjects. There is a lot to consider, as the type of school you choose can impact your child's emotional, mental and social development. Here are some valuable tips which will help you navigate the private international schooling system in Singapore: Research Singapore schools online and make a shortlist of the ones that appeal to you. Write to the schools and...

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Meet Christopher Short, the new Principal at Dover Court International School

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Christopher Short has recently joined as Principal of Dover Court – a Nord Anglia International School. Here, he tells us about his experience within the field of education.     Christopher was born in London in the UK and has lived in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Venezuela, Australia, Dubai, Ascension Island and Vietnam. After attending Gordonstoun, he got his degree and teaching qualifications from St Mary's College, University of Surrey. He joined Dover Court International School, Singapore from the British International School in Hanoi where he was the founding Head of Secondary.     'They will be smart enough if we are good enough' – Sir John Jones What was your first reaction when you first arrived in Singapore? I first visited Singapore back in 1984 so it has been interesting to re-discover the city to see what has...

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Head of Education Spotlight – David Edwards, Gems World Academy (Singapore)

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  Hear from David Edwards, Head of Education at GEMS World Academy (Singapore), about the school’s commitment to excellence and how people are at the heart of all they do. “We aspire to be an acknowledged leader of excellence in international education across Asia”. David Edwards 1. Would you mind sharing your experience with being involved with international schools in Asia?I’ve been working within the Asian international education sector for 15 years, including a stint in Hong Kong and for the past 12 years in Singapore. Whilst based here, I have been involved in a variety of projects across Asia, including school developments in Malaysia, Korea, Hong Kong, China, India and Thailand. As well as supporting the development of new schools, I’ve been a member of the IB Educator Network providing consultancy support, conducting school...

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Boarding Schools in Singapore and Johor

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Boarding schools in Singapore & Johor are as much of a wonderful experience as those in the US, Australia and Europe. The decision to attend boarding school is not an easy one. While the quality of resources, activities, and academics offered by boarding schools may be found in regular schools, boarding schools offer a unique set of benefits and experiences for young people. Boarders can enjoy readily available educational, social and sporting facilities throughout the weeks and weekends. Students who attend these boarding schools come from all over the world creating a rich and culturally diverse student community – friendships are forged at boarding schools which broaden horizons and last a lifetime. Boarding LocallyThere has been an increase with independent international schools offering boarding across the border from Singapore in Johor. With the opening of Excelsior...

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Stamford American International School

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Stamford American International School (Stamford American) hosted world record holder, Andy Stumpf, in a dialogue with students on his global fund-raising drive to raise USD 1 million for the Navy Seal Foundation. Mr. Stumpf addressed over 300 students as part of Stamford American’s Global Mentor Program.The dialogue educated students on the values of teamwork, perseverance and achieving goals, detailing Mr. Stumpf’s bid to raise funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation, a charity fund benefitting the families of fallen American soldiers, by setting world records in a series of wingsuit jumps. Mr. Stumpf set his first world record, for the furthest absolute distance travelled in a wingsuit (a staggering 18.26 miles) demonstrating to students, through a question and answer session, what one can accomplish with the right mindset.In Singapore to raise awareness of this campaign,...

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