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Start the School Year : What is our ‘why’? 

Last week we spoke with students and parents new to our school, many of whom were new to Singapore.  We started with the why – our school’s Mission: The UWC movement makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for … Continue reading

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Principled in Character

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. After a yearlong review process, involving regular feedback and … Continue reading

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More Than Words

Learners inspiring learners to be inquisitive in life, principled in character, and bold in vision. A little over a year ago, our community embarked on a journey of reflection and self-examination as we conducted a review of our school’s mission … Continue reading

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Mission-Driven Learning

“Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche. The ‘why’ highlighted by Nietzsche is equated, in schools, to foundational documents, such as mission statements. These essential documents act as guiding principles for … Continue reading

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