Learn & Play

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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Unraveling The Future of Cord Blood Banking

  Interview with StemLife’s new CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee, who is leading the exciting development of StemLife Berhad, the pioneer of cord blood banking industry in Malaysia and the subsidiary of Cordlife Group Limited. StemLife’s CEO, Ms. Yap Eng Gee gives a glimpse into how StemLife Berhad aims to achieve global recognition as the …

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Preparing Our Students For The Future World of Work

Source: Kinabalu International School PREPARING OUR STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK. Written by Mr Alan Connah, Principal of Kinabalu International School   PREPARING OUR STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK. Written by Mr Alan Connah, Principal of Kinabalu International School The workplace that our children will enter will be vastly different to the one …

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