From regular classes transitioning 100% online to virtually conducting graduation ceremonies, it’s definitely a success for Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) alongside its consistent delivery of international and quality education amid the changing seasons. With the school’s persistence to be always ahead through technological advancement, Southville students, parents, faculty, and employees have overcome the challenges of the pandemic and successfully delivered its graduating students to their final bow.
Southville is ready for AY 2020-2021 with the Virtual Online Learning (VOLT) Program. The VOLT Program has 3 types of Learning Modes namely:
In celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, we reached out to alumni, parents, and partners making up the Southville community who are braving communal responsibilities respective of their profession and accountability. We highlight five of the key industries battling the COVID-19 pandemic as we honor our worldwide frontliners rising in the face of adversity, the pride of Southville.
Discrimination is heavily fought by practitioners in the Primary Care while people in the Public Service are on the lookout 24/7 to keep everyone provided with basic necessities indoors, ensuring safety and order in all communities. Monitoring information risk and hazard in … [Read more]
Southville gears up for the #newnormal this summer and in the new academic year that’s fast approaching. These online programs are in line to secure continuous academic excellence while students stay at home safe, healthy, and mentally productive. The ONLINE SUMMER CLASSES are designed to enhance student competencies and mastery in Math, Languages, and Science. Further, Preschool and Learning Village classes aim to develop children’s creativity, focus, emotional quotient, and discipline among others. For College, there is a list of General Education and Professional subjects that will be offered. Students may also take special classes that are non-academic.
If there is something AMAZING about this #NewNormal during the quarantine, it’s the camaraderie among Southville parents, students, and faculty, nearing success towards the end of this challenging academic year. Nobody saw this coming yet the K12 Division has pictured an equally exciting way to recognize everyone’s hard work and grit. The team recently concluded the Online Honors Assembly, aiming to celebrate online education success to keep students on track and academically fulfilled. Parents, students, and teachers expressed their gratitude for overcoming defying stages that would test their Character, Competence, Collaboration, Creativity, and Commitment to Achieve — raising Southville’s core … [Read more]
“BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), mental health has been an aspect that practitioners need to attend to,” said Mr. Ruel Cajili, Southville College of Psychology Dean. The progressing crisis stipulates a permanent impact on our psychological state; an impact that healthcare professionals will further gauge. These experts and practitioners join forces to track the varying factors that will challenge their lifelong campaign to raise mental health as a fundamental requisite to overall wellness especially in times of global adversity, our battle against the COVID-19. Though, it’s the present moment that will be crucial to weighing triggers … [Read more]
While some Filipinos go abroad to further their studies, there is one family who returned to the Philippines expecting to get a world-class, relevant, and excellent education. After all, if expatriates and missionaries can entrust their children’s schooling to the Philippine educational system, why can’t balikbayans do the same in the comfort of their homeland?
“Upon arriving in Southville I had my doubts; doubts about moving to a foreign country, going to school all over again, the safety of my family and just starting over. As terrifying a decision as it was, my wife and I decided to take the … [Read more]
Gone are the days of passive learning when education was strictly teacher-centered and students heavily relied on pure lectures and direct instructions. Time and innovation have changed the course of the learning paradigm transforming one-way discussions into active learning, bridging teachers and students to achieve progressive education in the modern age. The 21st century has become more challenging for traditional educators who are honing a completely different generation – the millennials and Generation Z glued to the fascinating technological advancements of today’s era. Not to mention the game-changing consequence of the current pandemic transforming our old ways into the ‘call … [Read more]
Southville College of Nursing has been obtaining a hundred percent passing rate in boards for six consecutive years. Notable graduates landed on top spots making Southville a competent Nursing institution, South of Manila. While academic excellence has been its long suit, both its licensed professionals and aspirants strongly live by their creed to serve and save communities. In this trying time, Southville College of Nursing commemorates the commitment of its members who are bravely battling the current crisis which has affected the life course of mankind hence shutting down global operations in almost all industries. Southville College of Nursing Dean, … [Read more]
Illustration by Mia Pulanco | Southville Multimedia Arts Student
Being home quarantined does not completely change our usual morning routines. We still roll out of our beds early (commitment is key), do our bathroom rituals, make an effort to look our best, and indulge in a sumptuous breakfast. Yet, we have more time to prepare. We can sing longer in the shower, girls stay longer in front of their mirrors, and it’s guaranteed that our first meal of the day is freshly made.
Illustration by Dominique Demesa | Southville Multimedia Arts Student
Feeling overwhelmed? Worried about the world outside? Trapped at home? Suffering from boredom? Think of this situation as a chance to focus on yourself, your family, and your home in ways that are precious and rare. Never had much time to work on the little big things? How was your first week? It may not be as fulfilling as how we felt outdoors but as you take a look at these opportunities amid the home quarantine, the succeeding weeks of uncertainty could still keep you learning, growing, and thriving.