“People from all around the globe will risk life and limb, sailing across vast oceans through harsh weather, only to live through constant discrimination. The alternative is to live through famines and wars, through sicknesses and oppression. To live in the shadow of the four horsemen or to move to a strange alien world: the decision presented to the people living in such conditions is perhaps the most difficult one they will ever make. Is the choice to take the plunge into such foreboding waters made in vain? The World Migration Report: Migrant Well-being and Development, published by IOM, sought … [Read more]
“Everyone has at least one dream or goal in life, be it the dream to become the next president, the dream to get accepted into a prestigious university, or even the dream to become the next renowned scientist. The thing we all have in common with our dreams is that they are the source of our motivation and hope to achieve our goals. Immigrants and refugees have the exact same purpose in mind when they migrate to better their lives.” Read more (page 52)…… [Read more]
“For two decades, Libya has been known as the starting point for
African migrants wishing to leave the continent. Fi Libya kull shay mumkin, the motto goes. In Libya, everything is possible. People migrate to find jobs, to escape war and persecution, and to flee from famine and natural disasters.” Read more (page 51)…… [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) joins other top international schools in the country in the recently concluded Model United Nations (MUN) Local 2018, a forum for high school students to debate on current global issues and gain insights into the world of international politics and decision-making. The event was held last September 28-29 with four hundred delegates participating.
The SISC representatives bagged two major awards with Tyrulf Constantine Ekberg (8-Integrity) and David Jacob Ramos (10-Commitment) named as Best Speaker, and Neel Sharma (8-Integrity), Park Hyuk Jin (9-Compassion), Akisha Julienne Cu (IB 1) and Lester Buitizon (IB 1) cited as … [Read more]
The exhibit will showcase “Food of the Future”, a wide range of craft-works done collaboratively by SISC IB student volunteers to portray how neglecting the environment we inhabit will result in such food to be on our tables in the near future.
Further, the event will also feature “The Lighthouse Project”, a visual art exhibition-centered on mental health advocacy-by SISC IB student volunteers. Profits earned from the artworks will all be donated to Talang Dalisay-an organization dedicated to a likewise advocacy.
The Exhibits will be on September 22, 10 AM – 7 PM at Cortes de Las Palmas.
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There is always one teacher that never ceases to amaze.
Literature class. You know what they say about literature classes. Read this, read that, memorize this, memorize that, write this, write that. Long classics, old poems, odd symbols, deep words. Boring.
But the World Literature class of Sir Mark Adrian Ho is very different. It is fun!
Mr. Ho has carefully curated readings in prose and in poems, classics and contemporary, short and long text assignments designed to be engaging and interesting. Class work is not the usual essay on reflection, but a game with an objective pointing system. The … [Read more]
The aim of all International Baccalaureate (IB) programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better, more peaceful world.
Preparation for University and Life Beyond
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect. It is an academically-challenging, two-year pre-university course with final examinations that prepare students for success at university and life beyond.