Learn & Play

TIME TO EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN WITH BRAINRX: A new programme in Kota Kinabalu you should check out!

    TIME TO EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN with BrainRX A new programme in Kota Kinabalu you should check out!   When we think our child is sick, we take them to the see the doctor who will do a check up and diagnose what is wrong with them, letting us help them to get better as quickly and efficiently as …

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GLOBAL ENGLISH CENTRE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE Specialist School in KK

GLOBAL ENGLISH CENTRE: ENGLISH LANGUAGE Specialist School in KK   Global English Centre (GEC) provides a variety of course types and lengths tailored to suit all academic levels, from beginner to advanced. Small classes ensure personal attention can be provided to each student. Our extensive range of English courses are run by an international team of dedicated and highly qualified English teachers who are also native …

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GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR EDUCATION TODAY?

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR EDUCATION TODAY? Written by Mrs Margaret Renshaw Assistant Principal and Head of Secondary Kinabalu International School.   In ever increasingly connected societies, many educationalists are grappling with the concept of global citizenship and of maximizing its potential to create a better world for everybody. Schools are reviewing their Missions and Values statements to reflect their commitment to …

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The Importance of Educating the Whole Child

By Nicky Russell | Head of Primary Kinabalu International School www.kis.edu.myWe live in a global economy that requires our students to be prepared to think both critically and creatively, evaluate huge amounts of information, solve complex problems, and communicate effectively. A strong foundation in reading, writing, mathematics, and other core subjects is still as important …

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How Can An International School Benefit My Child?

Panel of Educational Experts | Kinabalu International School (KIS) Many parents put a lot of thought and deliberation into choosing the right school for their child. In Kota Kinabalu there are various options available, including government schools, Chinese schools, private schools and international schools. All of these educational institutions employ different curricula and approaches to …

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A hole in the heart, toddler Nurnafisyah’s Story

  Real Life Story:  A hole in the heart, Toddler Nurnafisyah Jafarlie’s Story. Siti Nurnafisyah Jafarlie was only 4 months old baby when the doctor discovered she had ventricular septal defect (VSD) or commonly known as hole in the heart. “We were surprised, sad and heartbroken when the doctor informed us about her heart condition. …

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Is Your Toddler A Picky Eater?

Written by Dr. Liaw Yun Haw Paediatrics Medicine, KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital Many young children are thought by their parents to eat poorly. Although a majority of the children are mildly affected, a small percentage has a feeding disorder. Picky eaters are children who consume an inadequate variety of foods through rejection of both familiar …

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What does “Learning Through Play” REALLY MEAN?

Written by Mrs Nicky Russell, Head of Primary, Kinabalu International School As parents we all want to do our best for our children. We want our children to have access to opportunities that will help them to grow, learn and develop, preparing them for adulthood. Knowing our children will be entering an increasingly competitive workplace, …

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