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.
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.
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.