Meet the Principal

Ahead of his arrival in August to take over as Head of School at Renaissance International School Saigon (RISS), Peter Gittins speaks to Oi Vietnam about pioneering the first international school in HCMC, his decades-long career in education and… homework Can you tell us what the international school landscape was like when you were the … Read more

The Bulletin – April 2017

Promotions and news in HCMC and beyond… Welcome Momoko Momoko Hanamura joined The Landmark as their new Marketing & Leasing Manager in February 2017. Hailing from Japan, Momoko has over eight years of experience in hospitality management and sales, having worked in Myanmar, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Opened in 1994 and managed by … Read more

Renaissance International School Saigon (RISS) Appoints New Head of School

One of the top quality international schools in Saigon, the Renaissance International School, today announced the appointment of a new Head of School. Mr Peter Gittins will be moving with his wife Kerry and dog Otto from Switzerland to lead the school from 01 August 2017. He presently works for the Council of International Schools … Read more

Early Education at Renaissance International School Saigon

Creativity and Scientific Thinking in Early Childhood In the words of British educationalist Sir Ken Robinson, “Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.” Ten years ago, this speech set in motion a new trend in worldwide educational reform. Following this momentum, modern parents are … Read more

IBDP Scholarship Programme for 2016-2017

Renaissance International School Saigon’s IBDP Scholarship Programme for 2016-2017: 50% and 100% scholarships are available for talented pupils currently studying in both ICGSE and non-ICSGE programmes. Renaissance International Saigon School is pleased to announce its IB Scholarship Awards for the forthcoming two school years commencing August 2016. With a total value of up to VND10 billion, … Read more

The Bulletin – April 2016

Promotions and news in HCMC and beyond… GALLERY VILLAS AT THE HO TRAM STRIP The Ho Tram Project Company announced the opening of sales on the latest feature of its Ho Tram Strip development, the Gallery Villas. The 60 three-bedroom villas join The Grand Ho Tram Strip and The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, as part … Read more

WORLD LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE WEEK/INTERNATIONAL DAY

World Language and Literature Week helps develop reading habits for pupils, International Day honors racial equality. Both will take place from March 14 – 18th, 2016 at Renaissance International school Saigon. Renaissance school organizes World Language and Literature Week with the aim of building reading habits for children starting at a young age. Reading not … Read more

World Language & Literature Week / International Day

World Language and Literature Week helps develop reading habits for pupils, International Day honors racial equality. Both will take place from March 14 – 18th, 2016 at Renaissance International school Saigon. Renaissance school organizes World Language and Literature Week with the aim of building reading habits for children starting at a young age. Reading not … Read more

To Believe Is to Fly

“The dream must be kept alive in our children, and in good schools this can be felt higher up the age ranges as well as among the youngsters.” All children who enter primary school have this imagination, this love of discovery – the thrill of being praised following a success that stems from their own … Read more