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Overview of Private K-12 Education for Expats in Singapore

Posted by Michelle Dickinson on 31/12/18 08:15

The K-12 education system in Singapore covers both primary and secondary education in public and international schools. As seats at public schools are limited and competitive, international parents will often look to enrol their children in international schools (also known as Foreign System Schools).

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Topics: International School

What is International Mindedness?

Posted by Erin Smith on 24/12/18 10:35

Here at One World International School (OWIS), we believe that every child should be internationally minded. It's a big concept and one that prospective parents and teachers often ask us to define.

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Topics: International School

Transitioning a New Student

Posted by Jasween Gill on 17/12/18 10:35

 Starting at a new school generates both excitement and anxiety for students and parents alike.  Students worry about fitting into established peer groups, and parents wonder if their children are prepared to meet new challenges.  If there was a recent relocation, the fears can run even deeper. Transitioning students into school midway into the academic year can compound those natural feelings of anxiety.

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Topics: Admissions

What is International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme?

Posted by Saumya Pandey on 10/12/18 11:34

One World International School strives to provide its children with the best learning environment possible. Beyond our core curriculum programme, we are seeking to become a school where our students can develop into future global leaders. Currently, OWIS is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

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Topics: High School

Selecting the Right Secondary School for your Children

Posted by Jasween Gill on 10/12/18 08:15

A high quality secondary school curriculum is vital for the future success of its students. These secondary years allow students to enhance their natural talents and gain in-depth knowledge of their chosen subject matter, which will support them throughout University and in their onward careers. Parents seeking to enroll their children in an international school in Singapore have several curricular options to choose from.

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Topics: Secondary school, International School

Choosing an International School for your child

Posted by Jasween Gill on 19/11/18 08:04

When selecting an international school for their children, expatriate families should consider what type of curriculum the school adopts. International schools in Singapore have the freedom and flexibility to decide which approach they choose to align with. The most popular options available are detailed below, the first 3 of which are available for children up to age 6.

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Topics: International School

Technology in the classroom: what we're doing right at OWIS

Posted by Erin Smith on 05/11/18 08:30

Delivering The Highest-Quality Learning Experience: Getting Intimate With Technology  

Although textbooks were once the crux of a classroom, it's technology that engages children today. From laptops and desktop computers to iPads and smartphones, educational tools in the twenty-first century bear little resemblance to the books, papers and sharpened pencils teachers were handing out just two decades ago.

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Topics: theOWISdifference

The new Library at OWIS

Posted by Susanne Clover on 02/11/18 08:30

At One World International School (OWIS), we are joining the reading revolution and launching a new library this academic term.  The future of libraries is open, digital and collaborative. Those silent spaces of yesteryear, characterised by ageing volumes and single-space workstations, are giving way to the needs of the cyber age.  

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Topics: Nanyang Campus

The House System at OWIS

Posted by Michelle Dickinson on 31/10/18 13:45

In the long-standing tradition of the world's best schools, we recently restructured our houses at One World International School (OWIS).  Created to support our kindness initiative and emphasising oneness with the world, our four houses represent the diversity that OWIS offers.    

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Topics: International School

The Kindness Council at OWIS

Posted by Michelle Dickinson on 20/10/18 16:33

The research is in, and it turns out that kindness in schools reduces bullying, improves student health and helps children focus on their academic progress. At One World International School (OWIS), we trust the experts and we believe our experience, so we know kindness works. We're excited to announce that this term we are launching our new Kindness Council.

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Topics: theOWISdifference

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