Secondary NEWS & FEATURES


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STEM vs STEAM

Debate rages over whether the popular Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching approach really needs the formal addition of the arts into the acronym.

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STEM & Girls - The Perfect Combination

There is no longer a gender imbalance when it comes to studying STEM-based degrees at university, but there still is in the related job markets. STEM subjects will shape our future and girls will play a major role in this.

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Dr John Kennard - Headmaster at Epsom College in Malaysia

A highly experienced international educator, Dr John Kennard has taught in prominent schools in the UK and Australia. He is now headmaster at Epsom College in Malaysia and has led schools in Hong Kong, Poland and Switzerland.

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IB Schools In Malaysia

The International Baccalaureate has become a top secondary school qualification with a global outlook, widely accepted at top universities around the world. These schools offer the IB and are known for good results.

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5 Boarding Schools Outside KL

We last wrote about boarding schools in KL and the surrounds, but if you're looking further afield, there're good options in Penang and Johor Bahru.

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Engineering Our Learning: STEM

STEM learning is becoming increasingly relevant in producing future problem solvers who think outside the box. The Alice Smith School recognises that and incorporates STEM subjects into their curriculum.

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Encouraging Students To Challenge The Norms: Stephen West

Having worked across many sectors of education across several countries including Australia, Brunei, Thailand, Japan and the UAE, Stephen West is now the principal at MIGS preparing students for the ever-changing future.

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School Subjects That Prepare Kids For Real Life

These classes in international schools give students an introductory glimpse into the working world.

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5 Boarding Schools In KL and Surrounds

From famed British public schools to prestigious local institutions, boarding offers students the opportunity to become independent in a nurturing and holistic environment without having to leave the country.

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A Global Educator: Clive Rogers

Clive Rogers is the founding principal of Peninsula International School Australia. We find out what it takes for an international school to make the cut in such a competitive environment.

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Choosing the Right Career Path

Life after high school can be daunting. For many, there is only one chance to make the right choice. For that reason your child can feel overwhelmed. Here are a few reassuring thoughts.

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Choosing the Right Secondary Qualifications

A-Levels or IGCSE? IB or HSC? We take a look at the different types of school-leaving certification offered and how they work.

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Creating Global Citizens At School

Secondary schools emphasise 'global citizenship', but understanding what that really means is important in deciding on the right schools and curricula for your children.

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Epsom College in Malaysia Launches HSK Mandarin Programme

This is the first British school in Malaysia to offer the Chinese language proficiency programme.

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Team Spirit

Principle Nicki Coombs shares her experience in developing Beaconhouse Newlands International School as a united team and family in academics, arts, sports and more.

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How to Thrive Not Just Survive During the Exam Season

Here's some tips to share with the kids before the stress of exams kick in.

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Not Just For Fun

Music, the visual and dramatic arts have been criticised for being non-essential, but what should we really think about arts education in schools?

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Giving Back Starts Young

We take a look at schools that not only teach subjects, but life lessons like the value of giving back to their pupils

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IB Thinking

International education in Malaysia is dominated by IGCSEs and A levels but the International Baccalaureate is not to be discarded

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More on IB Thinking

Read Part 2 of 'IB Thinking' where we speak to the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) and Fairview

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Now Boarding: International Boarding School Options in Malaysia

Explore the options for live-in education in Malaysia with our A to Z of international boarding schools

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Failing The A-Levels: Why It Is Not The End of The World

Failing the exams can be tough on students who have worked hard hoping to attend their dream university. Find out what comes next if your child doesn’t achieve the desired grades.

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The Art of Studying

Let’s face it. Wouldn’t you rather go out with friends, watch a movie, even tidy the house than hit the books?

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C is for Curriculums

Step into the classroom for a full-on lesson on the many international high school curriculums available in the country and how each is unique.