9th Apr, 2009 | Source : Newsweek Showcase
Like Hong Kong, Singapore is home to both a sizeable expatriate population, and some fine International Schools. The benchmark of the region. Here we highlight some of those, which can be considered 'The Best'.
INSWORLD SCHOOL, SINGAPORE
Insworld School provides the best of British Education and operates under the guidance of a distinguished advisory board drawn from both industry and academia. With small class sizes and dedicated teaching, it follows the modular style and internationally recognized London Edexcel GCE‘O’ and ‘A’ levels. 100 percent of the June 2006 graduates secured places at a number of the best Universities in UK, USA and Singapore such as Universities of Cambridge, Imperial College, Michigan Ann Arbor, British Columbia and the National University of Singapore.
Recently the School received an assessment report from a UK Consultant. This report was compiled against the guidelines and criteria set for the inspection of schools by the UK Office for Standard in Education (OFSTED). It demonstrated that Insworld School is comparable to the top 25% of UK schools and concluded. “To have a British academic school overseas reach this position of strength is very impressive – parents choosing Insworld School can be confident of the quality of education and care their children will receive”. Our Students’ Academic Success is Insworld’s Success.
UNITED WORLD COLLEGE OF SOUTH EAST ASIA (UWCSEA)
United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) is a member of the United World College family of twelve not-for-profit educational institutions. The emphasis in a UWC education is on service, cultural and political sensitivity and all-round achievement.
UWCSEA has 2,850 students from 68 nationalities in three schools: Primary (K1 to grade 5); Middle (grades 6 to 8) and High (grades 9 to 12). A two-year IGCSE course is offered in grades 9 and 10 and the I.B. Diploma is offered to students in grades 11 and 12. The College offers boarding for students in grade 6-12.
Opportunities for service, adventurous expeditions, sport, music, drama and a variety of other stimulating experiences form the basis of a UWCSEA education. Through the sharing of such enthusiasms; a tight knit, multi-cultural community is created. The overwhelmingly positive attitude of the students combines with imaginative teaching to produce the highest academic standards.