By Mary Therese Villafuerte-Barja
Employees and scholars of the Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and its sister school Southville Foreign University (SFU) extended their collective hand to realize the objective of this year’s “Southville for Others” held at Barangay C.A.A., Las Piñas City last October 4, 2013. Composed of SISC faculty, staff and management in coordination with Barangay C.A.A leaders, the group beautified and repainted the façade walls of the barangay, conducted a medical mission for its residents (especially the senior citizens and persons with disabilities), conducted story-telling sessions, made book donations and planted ornamental plants along the streets.… [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges’ President, Dr. Marl V. Ferenal, recently shared his expertise on “Educating for the Future” from an educator’s point of view during the National Educators Summit on Teaching Entrepreneurship, a conference organized by entrepreneur and broadcaster, Dr. Carl Balita.
The 2-day event was participated by hundreds of practitioners from the academe and the industry.
Dr. Ferenal underscored the importance of having a business program in a school. “In Southville, we start financial education in the early years. This is in agreement with a saying from the al- time bestselling book that goes, “Train up a child … [Read more]
Adrian Mendoza and Romeo Say, Grade 6 students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), were named recipients of the Certificate of Distinction Award in the Upper Primary Division of the 2011 Australian Mathematics Competition. The award is given to students in the top 15% of each level and region.
Mendoza and Say successfully hurdled against other young mathematicians all over the world who took the competitive exam featuring thirty questions in arithmetic, algebra, geometry and problem solving.
More than 40 countries and around 600,000 participants made the Australian Mathematics Competition conducted by the Australian Mathematics Trust as the world’s … [Read more]
The College of Psychology held its Validating Examination last January 26, 2015. Eighteen (18) fourth year BS Psychology graduating students took the exam. The validating examination intends to assess the competence of the Psychology majors of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) before they graduate. It is composed of various major subjects including Psychological Assessment, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology, and Personality Theories. The examination is considered a “mock board exam.”
The College of Psychology seniors were given ample time to prepare for the validating examination. Psychology Chairperson, Mr. Ruel Cajili, set a schedule for the graduating students to … [Read more]
The 1st Alumni Cup of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) held last July 12, 2014 was a celebration of teamwork, camaraderie and oneness as alumni from way back 2004 to 2013 competed in basketball, football and volleyball.
“I felt like I was back home to where I honed the skills that I have today. With all the joy, hardship, and excitement, it was such a nostalgic feeling. Yes, I feel old but getting to play again in the same fields where I grew up as a player makes me feel good,” said Sungwon Hong of Class 2012, now a … [Read more]
The INNOVE Education Solution is a program in SISC for students whose needs are not met in the mainstream classrooms. It addresses the diverse needs of students through Home-School Study and Special Group Circle. Young people who have not functioned well in a regular school setting find themselves succeeding, earning credits, and developing feelings of self-worth and personal responsibility in INNOVE.
On July 13, 2012, at 4:00 pm, all parents of INNOVE students are invited to the School of the Future (SOF), 6th floor, Luxembourg Campus for a Parent Orientation. Topics of discussion at the parent orientation include an overview … [Read more]
Gen Mark Tanno of HS I – Integrity once again proved his mathematical prowess as he was conferred First Honors in the High School Category A of Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines (MTAP) – National Capital Region (NCR) Private Sectoral Division.
He also qualified as an Individual Finalist in the same category, after passing an intensive 2-hour exam last February 4, 2012 at Stella Maris College in Quezon City. A remarkable feat indeed, as only 15 math wizards made it to the cream of the crop out of more than 1,000 hopefuls who took the test.
Congratulations, Gen Mark! … [Read more]
The College of Education continues its outreach Secondary to Tertiary Education Pathing Program (STEPP) to the senior students of Captain Abet Aguilar National High School. The outreach program which started in 2010 aims to help public high school students pass the entrance examination of Colleges and Universities of their choice. Faculty members from the College of Education and General Education Department are assigned to teach English, Mathematics, Sciences, and Humanities. Education faculty and students also teach Sign Language to special students with hearing disabilities. For academic year 2014-2015 the STEP Program will be extended to CAA Annex, Narra St. corner … [Read more]
Quality Education is Southville International School and Colleges’ (SISC) brand of service for 24 years now. The institution has engaged different certifying bodies to ensure that quality service is rendered to students, and that no child is left behind in learning. SISC has been an ISO 9001:2008 accredited institution for a decade now.
To ensure that the organization is sustaining its international standards, SISC had its ISO 3rd party surveillance audit last February 20, 2015. Top Management warmly welcomed the ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Mr. Ramoncito Puyat, together with ISO 9001 Auditors Ms. Grace Balo Balo, Mr. John Faustorilla and … [Read more]