Happy New Year! Be safe wherever you are going and we look forward to seeing students return on February 5.
The DRAGON'S DEN
2019-2020 17TH ISSUE (20 JANUARY 2020)
Maintaining highly qualified and experienced teachers is one of the challenges of international schools around the world. With an increasing number of international schools requiring expatriate teachers, especially those fluent in English, competition to recruit the best teachers possible has intensified. Over the past two months our Elementary and Secondary School leadership teams have been working hard interviewing teachers for positions commencing August, 2020.
Would you like to give your child a special summer experience?
Are you looking for summer activities, but are not sure where to start?
The SSIS Summer Programme is available for kids and teens, offering a rich variety of fun learning options.
Grade 3 recently completed a printmaking project in which the students made prints for Chinese New Year. Enclosed is a slideshow highlighting their work.
Last week we were treated to a wonderful Elementary School Production called “Quest.” A lively mix of acting, singing and dancing, the students showed confidence and pizazz as they told the story of two young boys on a quest to save the characters of our much loved fairy tales. “Quest” takes traditional tales and puts a modern and witty twist on them that appeals to all ages.
On Monday, January 20, SSIS hosted our annual Grade 10 Options Night Fair. At this event Grade 10 students and parents had the opportunity to gather information about the courses and options available to them in Grade 11.
Design is delivered in a variety of formats for the different levels of MYP. In Grade 6, students undertake ‘Integrated Design’. Over the course of the year, students participate in units that cover digital, product - material, product - food and graphic design.
Congratulations to our Sodexo team managed by Amy Zheng!
As this is still in the flu season and there have been reports of an outbreak of Coronavirus, SSIS will continue with thorough floor and object surface disinfection every day and during the Chinese New Year holiday.
The topic was Using the Science of Learning to Inform the Art of Teaching. Participants chose to use their weekend to learn about a model of how students learn from the field of cognitive psychology.