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ISHCMC Celebrates Another 45-point IB Diploma Score

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) is celebrating its 25th year in providing world-leading international education, making it the most experienced school in graduating students through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) in Ho Chi Minh City. There […]

By |August 29th, 2018|Education|0 Comments
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A Course for the World

Building a path to quality education for the future

A globally competent student is one who can investigate the world, weigh perspectives, interact with diverse audiences, and take action. To develop these competencies, students need learning experiences that build over time, developing their academic understanding and empathy along with […]

By |July 24th, 2018|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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ISHCMC Welcomes Manchester City’s Shay Given

International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC) had the honor to welcome the former Manchester City
Football Star, Shay Given, to the new state-of-the-art ISHCMC Secondary Campus. Sixty four students
from Ho Chi Minh City participated in a 4-day training session with […]

By |June 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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A Photographic Presentation of Saigon 1969-1970

A collection of black & white photos by Vietnam Veteran Michael Burr. Burr, of Long Beach, California, at the age of 22 served as an English language instructor to the South Vietnamese Air Force in 1969. He returned to the United […]

By |June 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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Paw Pixels

Time to get Fido and Whiskers ready for their close-ups

Fluffy cats with pouty expressions and pugs posed with their paws in the air are pretty much the stuff that makes any human being smile. If your Instagram feed is mostly celebrity pets, Lil Bub and […]

By |May 14th, 2018|Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Unforgettable Destinations for Everyone

A country of beauty and wonder make Turkey a must-see for any type of tourist

The world is full of beauty and wonder, throughout history humans have traveled across land and sea to discover what beauty nature holds over the mountain […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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ISHCMC Secondary Campus Celebrates New Facility with Grand Opening Ceremony

ISHCMC Secondary Students from the school’s talented music department entertained guests with musical performances during the Opening Ceremony. The ISHCMC Senior Jazz Band performed Walking on Sunshine, ISHCMC Grade 10 pianist, Dinh Anh Truong played Moment Musicaux No. 6 and […]

By |April 13th, 2018|Education|0 Comments
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Free ISHCMC Parent Workshop

ISHCMC will be hosting a free parent workshop led by Dr Sarah Whyte, the leading expert on Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia. Attendees will discover new insights and practical strategies to support children with the challenges of growing up […]

By |April 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments
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Education is Special for Everyone

Oi speaks with Mariecris Buenviaje, founder of STEPS Special School – Support Teach Encourage Person with Special Needs, Saigon’s first international standard school dedicated to children with special needs

Why did you choose a career in special education?

While working in the corporate world I became a […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Education, Family|1 Comment
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Maternity Insurance Seminar

If you are even remotely thinking about having a child in the near future,  the time to start thinking about maternity insurance is now.

Join Tenzing Pacific Insurance Services at Brix Wine Bar (42 Pasteur, District 1) on Thursday, January 25th for Tenzing’s Maternity Insurance Seminar.  […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments