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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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Alternatives on the Horizon

Beyond the IBDP and the AP program

Two of the most popular high-caliber programs around the world are the IBDP and the AP, which are regarded by many schools, colleges and universities as valid indicators of high academic quality and performance. Most international schools classify themselves as either […]

By |July 20th, 2018|Education, Family, Higher Learning|0 Comments
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Screen Time

The double-edged sword of allowing kids to play video games

You know them. You’ve played them. Today video games seem to be everywhere. Even an innocuous travel application like TripAdvisor has gamified elements that allow you to use it better and urge you to use it more. Marketing […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Special Needs

Identifying if a pupil is SEN or EAL when learning another language

“When we learn to speak a different language, we learn to see a bigger world.” These days, this simple statement in its context premise probably would not find many opponents. With so many language centers and […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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I Love You, I Hate You

Young people don’t love their devices as much as we think they do. In fact, they want our help disconnecting from them

When I was interviewing college students about technology, one young woman told me how—after getting mugged for her smartphone on a Chicago bus—she chased her muggers off the bus and […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Experience The Difference

It is a responsibility that some parents may find daunting: finding the right school for their child. We speak with Ms. Nhung Nguyen, Head of Admissions at International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) to hear some of the common challenges and questions parents have when searching for a […]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Stop, Focus, Thank You

How photography can help cultivate mindfulness and gratitude

If you were to think about teaching both mindfulness and gratitude to students, photography might not be the first method that comes to mind. But mindfulness is, at its core, a state of open awareness and attention—and to […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Education, Family|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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BIS HCMC students visit MIT

British International School, Ho Chi Minh City students showcase their STEAM skills at MIT

Students from the British International School, Ho Chi Minh City (BIS HCMC) a Nord Anglia Education school, are showcasing their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments
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Camp it Up

Camp Asia is the coolest thing your kids can do during school holidays

As summer is fast approaching, parents might be wondering what there is for children to do in Ho Chi Minh City during the summer holidays? Look no further, Camp Asia has arrived!

Camp Asia is the leading […]

By |March 26th, 2018|Education, Family|0 Comments