Student-Centred Learning Environment
The Student Centred Learning Environment is a method to education, which focuses on the learner and their requirements, rather than being centred around the teacher’s contribution; with the intention of developing students who are independent and accountable, SCLE places the responsibility of learning into the hands of the students.
The class size is subject to a maximum of 15 students in early years, 20 in elementary school and 25 in middle and high school. The aim of a smaller class size is to enable pupils to feel more confident interacting within their classroom learning environment. An individualised learning environment allows students to feel at ease contributing their own ideas and less intimidated if they do not comprehend something. This supports the teacher and student relationship, which in turn develops students who are more engaged in their learning.
Reggio Emilia Educational Philosophy
We are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education. The Reggio Emilia Philosophy is an innovative and inspiring approach to early childhood and primary education. This philosophy values the individual student as a strong, capable, and resilient individual, rich in wonder and knowledge. This Philosophy emphasizes the innate curiosity of children and aims to assist them with understanding their world and their unique location in it.
Social Emotional Learning
Social-emotional learning is the process to develop social and emotional skills.
Students who have strong social-emotional skills are better equipped to undertake and accomplish daily challenges, form positive relationships, and make informed decisions. Social Emotional Learning supports students to flourish both in school and life, students aren’t born knowing how to cope with emotions, solve difficulties, and get along with others. These skills can be developed, and teachers work to assist our students in learning them.
Project-based learning is a classroom method in which students are encouraged to actively investigate complex problems, questions or challenges to obtain a deeper knowledge of the topic. Project-based learning gives students the opportunity to collaborate and determine their own learning, while teaching them essential problem-solving, critical thinking and time management skills.
Native English Speaking Teachers With A Global Perspective
Teachers from various native-English speaking countries and specialist native-foreign language speaking teachers expand the global perspective, languages, culture, and educational experiences of the students to make the school a unique institution. In addition, SIS follows a STEAM centric international curriculum to meet the future demands of knowledge, skill, and resources.