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 the ISHCMC Grade 9 and 12 traditional Vietnamese Drumming Troupe opened the celebration. Guests also

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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) skills to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) researchers, professors and students at the annual

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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 holiday camp provider in Singapore and is launching in Vietnam from June 2018 through International School

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The Italian Approach

The children are at the center – strong, capable and resilient; rich with wonder and knowledge This January, guests of Aurora International School Of The Arts (www.aurorareggio.com) were treated to a fascinating presentation by visiting Pedagogistas Tania Bertacchi and Alessandra Ferrari, experts in the Reggio Emilia approach practiced at the school. Those who attended had the opportunity to learn

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ISHCMC academic results higher than World average

Exam marks are no longer considered the be-all-and-end-all of education, but when a school is performing consistently higher than World average in terms of academic results, you can be sure they’re getting something right. At International School Ho Chi Minh City (ISHCMC), when pass rates in 2016/17 Academic year for the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB

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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 Christian. As a Christian, I was exposed to different kinds of mission/charity works and

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Seeking Attention

Strategies for teaching ADHD students at home According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not considered a learning disability. But the reality is that many students who have ADD/ADHD have other associated issues, which do hinder their ability to learn according to the traditional education plan that exists in most schools. Even without additional learning disabilities, students with

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Mind Your Languages

Why should anyone learn a foreign language? While living abroad, I can say that one thing I regret is not learning a second language. There are so many benefits to learning a second language. Such as connecting with people from different cultures, traveling, building multitasking skills, and increasing brainpower. According to The Telegraph on Benefits to Bilingualism, physiological studies show that speaking two or more languages

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Coding Matters

Coding allows students to develop an understanding of being able to use, and create with, digital technologies If you have been involved with the education sector for the last 12 months or more you would have heard the call to have all children learn coding. The publicity has stretched far and wide and coding education has even become a part of the political

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ISHCMC expands its facilities

ISHCMC has positioned itself with its new facilities as taking a leading role in transformative learning experiences that reflect key pathways to knowledge and the mastery of skills, as recognized by forward-thinking schools worldwide. Under the school’s evolving system, students are increasingly encouraged to branch out on their own inquisitive journeys, guided by teachers to

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