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Intentional School Design and Infrastructure Drives Academic Performance

Posted by Gregor Polson on Jan 24, 2018 7:00:00 AM

When it comes to academic performance, parents and administrators have long focused on curriculum design and teacher quality. While there’s no denying that curriculum design and teacher quality are vitally important, this focus overlooks the importance of educational infrastructure towards academic achievement. Academic buildings must be intentionally designed to inspire, nurture, and educate children in ways that encourage and stimulate while providing a sense of belonging, so all students feel safe to explore and learn.

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Topics: International schools, International schools in singapore, One World International School, Moderately priced international school, classroom

A Permanent Commitment to Moderate Fees for a World-Class Education

Posted by Gregor Polson on Jan 17, 2018 7:00:00 AM

In August 2017, the Singapore government awarded One World International School ("OWIS") a tender to establish a new, moderate fee school. Here in Singapore, private education fees are some of the highest in the world. The OWIS Nanyang Campus is a commitment to offering an outstanding global education at a thoughtful price.

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Topics: International schools, International schools in singapore, One World International School, Moderately priced international school, owis

OWIS Nanyang: Outdoor Learning (Part 2)

Posted by Gregor Polson on Jan 10, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The campus grounds surrounding OWIS Nanyang offer a wealth of learning opportunities. This innovative outside-the-classroom method of teaching, while not exactly new, fits with all that we believe in, at One World International School. Taking advantage of the native flora of Singapore seems essential in forging an appreciation of the world around us.

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Topics: classroom, outdoor learning, nature learning, owis, classroom garden

OWIS Nanyang: Outdoor Learning (Part 1)

Posted by Gregor Polson on Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM
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Topics: International schools, International schools in singapore, outdoor learning, nature learning, owis, classroom garden

OWIS Nanyang: The Classroom Experience

Posted by Gregor Polson on Jan 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

One World International School takes education very seriously. In order to grow to be the best adults-not only successful but highly significant citizens of the world-it is necessary to build a strong foundation that includes an open mind, appreciation of the beauty found in nature and one another, and a lifelong love of learning. It’s not easy, but it’s not impossible either.

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Topics: International schools in singapore, One World International School, classroom

Diversity in Education: Better Learners, Leaders and Citizens

Posted by Gregor Polson on Dec 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

"Diversity in education" recognises and honours the unique backgrounds of every student, including race, ethnicity, religion, and nationality, and intentionally fosters a multicultural school environment built on respect. But why is diversity so important for our students? A school’s cultural climate directly impacts student success. Students benefit from interacting with a diverse peer group because they learn how to build relationships across backgrounds. They are stronger leaders, better global citizens, and more creative problem solvers.

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Topics: International schools, International schools in singapore, Multicultural, One World International School, Multicultural education in Singapore

The EDB Tender Explained - 5 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Gregor Polson on Nov 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In August 2017, the Singapore government awarded One World International School ("OWIS") a tender to convert an existing 3.2-hectare school premise at 21 Jurong West into a new, moderate-fee international school.

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Technology - How It Impacts Learning and Improves Security and Safety at OWIS

Posted by Gregor Polson on Nov 11, 2017 5:00:00 PM

There’s little doubt that state-of-the-art technology, when used in a learning environment, offers students an educational edge over basic online tools. At the OWIS Nanyang Campus, we recognize this need and offer only the very best in resources that give our students the finest education and an edge over the rest.

Our approach in delivering quality and modernity spans far beyond the basics. The technology provided at our Nanyang Campus consists of devices designed to help your child navigate and learn. Our combined infrastructure supports optimal learning with no impediments.

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OWIS Nanyang - Our Design Concept Contributes to a Thriving Learning Environment

Posted by Gregor Polson on Nov 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 Excellence in education doesn’t happen by accident. It takes a well-thought out and comprehensive plan to meet the needs of all students in a holistic manner. To that end, the right learning environment is crucial. Children must be encouraged and nurtured in order to feel confident in their creativity and ability to learn.

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How Epic Is The OWIS Nanyang Campus

Posted by Gregor Polson on Nov 2, 2017 6:00:00 PM

OWIS Nanyang Campus is a source of pride for all of us. We realize much thought is necessary when designing an environment that promotes learning on every level and in a comfortable and secure manner. With that in mind, our campus is designed to future-proof your child’s education by enticing him or her to continue learning both in and out of the classroom.

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