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A school is only as good as its teachers. Regardless of how good a curriculum is, without qualified teachers, it would amount to nothing.
A career educator with over 30 years of experience teaching, advising and leading schools worldwide, Jarlath Madine now heads Beaconhouse Newlands International School. He has also worked for local government in England and opened schools for large corporations.
Nicki Coombs – Executive Principal of Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School Schools faced unique challenges this year due to the effects of the global pandemic. We asked the highly experienced Nicki Coombs to share her thoughts on education and what the future of learning looks like.
The most common curriculum taught in international schools globally is based on the English national curriculum.
Award presented in recognition for the exceptional safeguarding initiative taken to keep students safe during the pandemic.
Educational technology, student wellbeing, the rise of the virtual classroom and enhancing digital competence is what the future of education looks like.
From Key Stage one to five, PSHE education is an integral part of the syllabus in international schools offering the UK-based curriculum.
With a lifetime of experience in education from leading schools to policy making and the implementation of national education in Singapore, Madam Mak is now Head of School at St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia.
More than half the world’s population is bilingual, and as the world becomes ‘smaller’, children should be encouraged to learn a second or even a third language.
The best kind of educator is one who believes intrinsically that a good education is not only the right of every child but needs to be imparted with enthusiasm, empathy and an eye on the future.
These points will help give an introductory idea of why you should consider an international school.
The Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) began welcoming students in 2000 with the aim of providing first-rate Australian education and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Nexus International School celebrates excellent IB results with students scoring an average of 35 points in this year’s finals.
Marlborough College Malaysia IBDP candidates surpass global and Asia-Pacific benchmarks.
20 bursaries on offer to deserving students looking to acquire HSC qualifications.
Seamlessly transitioning to the classroom to virtual learning and enhancing online learning.
Education experts are now favouring this technique over conventional methodology.
Novels, picture books, encyclopedias, famous titles and educational resources – these bookstores have it all.
Choosing a university is a challenge and worthy advice is always appreciated especially when it comes from your peers.
Discover why this Nordic country’s education system is the considered one of the most successful globally.
Setting your child on STEM's straight path might be providing him or her with a one-dimensional education.
The recent 5th Nexus Global Goals Action Day saw more than 800 volunteers participating in 24 activities which addressed the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
If you’re thinking about an Australian education for your child, the Open Week at the Australian International School Malaysia (AISM) is the ideal opportunity to find out more.
Learning more than one language will give your child a head start academically and even offer the chance of better employment in the future.
New Ampang Hilir Campus awarded The Edge Malaysia-Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) Green Excellence Award 2019 for sustainable design, innovation and relevance to the community.
Children today spend a lot of time on social media raising the risk of being bullied online. The effects of this are no less serious than being bullied in real life.
The Internet has become indispensable and used for work, studying, research, entertainment – the list is endless. But for parents, the Internet can sometimes be more foe than friend.
ISKL's new Ampang Hilir campus awarded Gold in the Education category at the PAM / Malaysian Institute of Architects awards.
Tenby takes learning outside the classroom with Horizons Week programme to Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) has outperformed the worldwide IB Diploma average score again with four students achieving a perfect score!
Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School student scores the highest standard mark in the world for Mathematics and Additional Mathematics.
SJIIM students surpass global averages again with their outstanding IBDP results.
The summer holidays are in full swing and for many international school students, this means almost two months off! Keep the kids happy and busy at these camps for sports, cooking, arts and craft, and the performing arts.
Natalie Chai overcomes adversity for a place on the podium at Skate Malaysia 2019.
Discipline, structure and obeying the rules - this is what autocratic parents expect from their children.
The cost of a private school education in Malaysia depends on several factors – curriculum, location, facilities and accreditation.
Let’s face it. Wouldn’t you rather go out with friends, watch a movie, even tidy the house than hit the books?
A common problem that’s become accepted as part of school life, bullying carries far more negative consequences than realised.
Constructive parental engagement is essential for a child’s academic success. By simply bonding with them at home, having fun and getting involved in their activities, it can make a big difference in their scholastic career.
One in five Malaysian students do not complete secondary school and almost half of 15-year-olds do not meet minimum proficiency levels in reading. Teach For Malaysia is leading the way to change this.
The grand opening of ISKL's new purpose-built campus heralds an exciting new era in the school’s history.
Be a part of your little one's day through this new app that updates parents on their children's activities in school and daycare.
One of Malaysia's leading English language centres has officially opened its new centre and headquarters.
The Alice Smith School takes top honours at the recent International School Awards in the Pastoral Initiative category.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur has won the prestigious International School Leader Award in the category Initiative for Inclusion.
This year's prestigious Bett event focuses on education technology and will see top educators, innovators and senior leaders gather to discuss strategies and the future of education technology.
Reading is becoming a lost art as screen time becomes the norm. One of the greatest gifts a parent can offer is to encourage their children to develop a love for reading at a young age.
However tempting it may be to do homework for the kids, parents really shouldn't.
Head here for the latest education news, features, educator profiles and everything you need to know about private and international schools in Malaysia.
Science is fun when taught through art, craft and fun characters. This local educational subscription box brand is set to change the way your kids learn and who doesn't love receiving a box of goodies?
How special needs learners are getting the help they need within and outside of the classroom.
Greg Parry is the co-founder and CEO of Global Services in Education and operator of Kingsgate International School. With his extensive global experiences, he is now making his mark in Malaysia.
At the Alice Smith School, Secondary Principal, Dr. Sarah Howling, has spearheaded the introduction of a coaching culture grounded in systems of collaboration and self-directed professional growth.
As environmental studies may soon become a compulsory subject in schools across the country, we look at three international schools whose students make it a personal mission to protect their environment.
Support for special needs education in Malaysia can be limited, so here's what you can do to ensure your child has access to a programme that best suits their needs.
Navigating education options for gifted and talented children can be a thrilling yet intimidating endeavour for parents, so we look at the resources and schools available here.
With such a wide range of education choices in Malaysia from schools to curriculums, read this general overview of the education scene to get a better idea of what's on offer.
The range of schools available in Malaysia can be daunting, so we take you on a quick whistle-stop tour of the education landscape.
With a growing reputation in the arts scene, international schools in Penang are helping students explore their artistic side from a young age through various endeavours.
We spoke to a key representatives from Alice Smith, ELC and EPSOM College to gather their views on their changing role in the evolving educational landscape in Malaysia.
We speak to students at international schools to get an insider look at the front line of Malaysian education.
EL looks at what international schools are serving up in their cafeterias.
Boarding schools offer children the chance to learn useful life skills like independence and responsibility. Isabel Lee looks at the pros and cons of education away from home plus emerging boarding school trends in Malaysia.
For expatriate parents, a major concern when moving abroad is their children's education. While most parents in KL choose an international school, others decide to homeschool their children. Two homeschooling mothers share their experiences.
Boarding has undergone a huge transformation from something that met a necessity to something that most children are desperate to do.
Home support and parental involvement in school play a vital role in bringing out the best in children.
Activity centres provide the stimulus needed to support a child’s expanding ability to remember. Professor Tracy Alloway elaborates.
Today, Penang’s Dalat School appears as modern as the beach-side condominiums it stands beside.
A learning centre in Gombak founded by multiple-time Miss Malaysia, Deborah Henry, provides displaced Somali refugees access to formal education.
A passport country, a residing country and a third culture for the kids who identify more readily with others in similar circumstances.
Studies indicate close to one in five children have what is termed a 'special educational need' during their school years. Learn more here.