Many are claiming to be international schools, but only a few have got the real deal.
As Dep-Ed Undersecretary for Regional Operations, Ramon C. Bacani said, “Real international schools catering primarily to foreign students are few since they can be established only by legislation if not presidential orders.”
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC), now on its 19th year, is one of only two international schools in the Philippines created by legislation.
On July 24, 2006, the Philippine Senate and the House of Representatives then headed by Sen. Manny Villar (Senate President) and Cong. Jose de Venecia, Jr. (Speaker of … [Read more]
After being certified by the Department of Education and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), SEED Academy, launched its newest offering of Senior High Program with the Technical Vocation Track in Information Communication Technology.
SEED Senior High School conducted its first New Students and Parents Orientation (NSPO) last June 24, 2016. Students of SEED Academy’s first batch of Grade 11 students were welcomed by the SEED Academy President and Principal Mr. Robert F. Norberte. Mr. Norberte shared how SEED Academy has progressed since its inception and how it has continued to blossom as it takes the lead in … [Read more]
Lee Chan Hee of Senior High School obtained the highest grade of A* in the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination in High Math conducted by the University of Cambridge, UK. He took the test when he was in Junior High School last academic year.
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a globally recognized qualification conducted at the Grade 10 level. IGCSE has an excellent reputation among international schools worldwide, and is one of the most sought-after qualifications in the world. IGCSEs are recognized as a reliable record of attainment which counts towards entry to … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges held the “New Parents and Students’ Orientation” at the Luxembourg Gym recently.
SISC President Dr. Marl Ferenal delivered the Welcome Remarks while Vice-President for Academic Affairs Dr. Marjorie S. Gutierrez-Tangog gave the General Overview. Then SISC Principal Ms. Marivic Suarez introduced the Officers, Subject Area Heads and Level Facilitators for Academic Year 2013-2014. Sung Won Hong, an alumnus, gave a testimonial about the School
In the second part of the program, the parents were oriented on School Curriculum Innovations, Special Academic Programs, School Policies, School Calendar and Activities, the 5c’s of Success, Expected Schoolwide Learning … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) hosted recently a forum with the chairpersons, presidents, and administrators of village associations in the cities of Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, and Parañaque.
The event gathered village leaders in an afternoon of sharing of insightful ideas on community involvement, specifically in combating environmental problems. Engr. Ramon Fernandez, Village Manager of Ayala Alabang Village Association (AAVA), talked on Excellent Village Management Practices, with focus on governance, security, community development, and disaster preparedness. On the other hand, Ms. Willa Freah Tac-an, Board Secretary of the Cittadella Executive Village Homeowners Association (CEVHAI) and the Chairperson of its Education … [Read more]
The Southville International Junior Marketing Association (SMA), together with the Southville Leaders of the Generation’s United Entrepreneurship (LEAGUE), spearheaded the celebration of BSBA days last January 26-28, 2011.
With the theme “Assessing Best Practices and Innovation in Business,” the College of Business Administration held fun activities like Volleyball and Basketball meets, games for “Best Business Idea”, and an Amazing Race.
There were also reinforcement discussions on business theories. A lecture-forum on the best practices to make a business succeed was conducted by Mr. Oscar Aragon, President of New Market Link Pharmaceuticals. Another informative talk about techniques to become a successful … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) was one of the proud recipients during the Investors in People (IiP) Awarding Ceremony held last November 27, 2015 at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Taguig. What made it more rewarding is that SISC is the first organization in Asia to go straight to GOLD and the only school among 8 different industries to receive the award.
IiP or Investors in People has set the standard for better people management since 2001. The Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results. (Source: https://www.investorsinpeople.com/what-investors-people)
The event was not merely … [Read more]
A seminar-workshop on “Quality Management System Introductory and Understanding of the New Requirements of ISO / DIS 9001:2015” was held at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) last June 26, 2015 with Engr. Jayzer L. Aquino, (ISO 9001 Consultant and Lead Auditor) as the resource speaker. The participants were internal quality auditors from the Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) schools: SISC, South Mansfield College, Stonyhurst Southville International School (SSIS) – Malarayat, and SSIS – Batangas.
The seminar focused on the transition from the ISO 9001:2008 Standard to the ISO 9001:2015 Risk-Based Thinking. Engr. Aquino mentioned essential key changes to the … [Read more]
Karyl May Gebeck from Chicago, Illinois, was a high school senior in 2001 when the twin towers in New York City fell down. She, along with millions around the world, watched in shock and sorrow the deaths of thousands of people and their loved ones. She remembered how she wanted to be in the midst of everything then, and help anyone she could. “That was the time that I knew, I wanted to be a health care provider”, Karyl shares.
In 2009, Karyl was working in a cancer research lab, but her sense of fulfillment is missing. With the able … [Read more]
The SISC Boys Basketball team went all the way to the championship round and clinched the crown of the recently concluded Interscholastic Sports Association (ISSA) basketball tournament. The Monarchs upended Faith Academy – Manila in the finals held last February 4, 2012.
Now on its third season, ISSA is an association of top private schools that features high school and middle school boys and girls teams competing in volleyball, basketball, chess, table tennis, and badminton.… [Read more]