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5 Qualities Universities Look for in Students

The transition from high school to college is undoubtedly a challenging process. A recent Survey of University Admissions Officers, commissioned by ACS International Schools, underscored some of the top qualities that universities look for in students. Here’s a closer look at these qualities: Ability to learn independently Independent learning is an important quality as students […]

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Should You Take A Gap Year?

Taking a gap year can be beneficial – certainly in terms of your career and the experiences gained – but you’ll need to determine if it’s the right choice for you. What is a gap year? The phrase ‘gap year’ has traditionally meant a period of time taken out by students after leaving high school/college […]

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A day of celebration for SJIIM IBDP Scholars

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (27 September 2019) – St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) recently celebrated its fourth batch of International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) scholars through a Scholarship Awards Ceremony on 27 September 2019. The event was graced by the SJIIM Board of Governors Chairman and Brother President of SJI Singapore, Dato’ Br. Paul […]

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Impactful Classroom Management: Morning Meeting

A healthy morning routine does wonders in starting the day right. One way to do this in school while prioritizing student wellbeing is via a simple morning meeting. The original idea of morning meetings was derived from the evidence-based approach known as the Responsive Classroom. Based on principles that aim to build academic and social-emotional […]

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Importance of Language Learning in Education

Language learning has been playing an increasingly pivotal role in conveying thoughts, opinions, and emotions. Studies in Sweden have found that learning a language increases the size of the brain’s cerebral cortex and hippocampus, areas that are related to memory. This is similar to how any muscle in the body becomes stronger and more flexible […]

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Preparing Students For Success in Higher Education

The students of St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) have made the news again for their outstanding academic achievements. They achieved an overall average of 37 points for their 2019 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) examinations, significantly higher than the global average of 29.8. In fact, 30% of SJIIM’s IBDP students are in the […]

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Benefits of Studying in an International School

10 Fantastic Benefits of Studying in an International School

International schools are becoming more and more popular in Malaysia. Parents are starting to see the clear benefits of studying in an international school for their children but if you aren’t sure what they are take a look below: 10) International Environment One of the biggest strengths of international schools are its international environments where […]

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The Power of Arts Education in International Schools

Many individuals believe that in education, students should focus heavily on academics especially the sciences and that other areas such as arts are frivolous and unimportant. However, a multitude of studies has displayed that arts in education provides tremendous benefits to students by developing their motor skills, intellect, emotional management, communication skills, creativity and more. […]

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SJIIM Students Obtain Outstanding IBDP Results Again

Students of St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) once again surpassed all expectations by producing outstanding results in the recent 2019 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) examinations. 30% of its IBDP students obtained 40 points and above which should place them in the top 10% of worldwide results. SJIIM also achieved an overall average […]

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What is Lasallian Education?

Located in Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, St. Joseph’s Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) is an exceptional international school that has achieved unprecedented student growth and produced well-rounded students with outstanding academic results. In the 2018 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) examinations, two SJIIM students scored a near perfect 44 points while most students boasted an aggregate score […]

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