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]
“When he got back from school, he asked me if he could spend the money he got last Christmas to buy rice, medicine, diapers, milk, and canned goods,” shared the parent of five-year-old Julian Marius Hermano, a Senior Kinder student at Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) to support the school’s relief efforts for the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption.
Marius apparently ran to his mother after school to show the list of goods the school accepts for the Taal evacuees. “ Mommy, I’m going to donate some of my toys. Teacher showed us a list. The people from … [Read more]
The fine man from England in his signature blue top, beloved and adored by students, faculty, and employees greets everyone resounding a familiar English accent. Seventy-year-old Mr. John C. Wraith, known as Mr. Wraith, can be spotted easily at the homey aisle of Southville International Baccalaureate Department with his white curly locks and cuddly physique. No student escapes his warden-like character, as he checks on each of them like his own child when head to their respective classes.
As a GIFTEDNESS consultant, Mr. Wraith served London, Stockholm, and Helsinki. In Philippines, his mission is to … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges has been conferred the prestigious Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management – the only international school awarded in Philippine history. The PQA is the highest level of national recognition for exemplary organizational performance of private and public organizations in the country. The President of the Philippines personally gives the award during the PQA Conferment Ceremony held at the Malacañang Palace.
Southville applied for the award in 2018 detailing innovations, achievements and improvements in seven key areas which comprise the PQA categories for performance excellence. The education criteria for performance excellence used are … [Read more]
Southville is holding an exciting event where Expat Parents can learn and share their experiences raising children in the Philippines. As an academic community that nurtures learners to achieve and uphold academic and values excellence, Southville is committed to providing the highest-quality, national and international standards of education to all students. We recognize that expat families face distinct challenges and have created this event as a way for our community of expat learners, teachers, and families to share their insights.
Southville is already home to a diverse community of international students that we cherish and respect. By hosting an event just for Expat Parents called “Adaptation: … [Read more]
Southville Global Education Network (SGEN)
through Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and South SEED-LPDH
College (SSLC), is conducting its annual Search for T.O.P.S. (Top Outstanding
Performing Students) Program. This search
is open to graduating public and private Grade 12 high school students from all
over the country who belong to the top 10% of the school’s graduating class.
The T.O.P.S. is SGEN’s contribution to the
efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd) in inspiring students to become
achievers and make them enhance their academic and leadership potentials as
well as their character, values, their talents in arts, and sports … [Read more]
The SGEN Learning Village (LV) couldn’t be more grateful to see its little community rapidly grow as it finally turns a year old. This learning center is located at the heart of Elizalde in Parañaque City. Launched August 18, 2018 to kids 7 and below, LV started as a playhouse which has been developed as a play school. The variety of programs it offers attracted parents and kids starting with a free play who eventually proceeded to fixed classes to advance their cognitive and emotional development. The programs are designed to prepare the youth for school and assess their coping … [Read more]
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AND COLLEGES (SISC) retains the Seal of Gold for
Excellence in People Management from Investors in People (IIP). SISC was
congratulated for maintaining and improving on their good leadership and
management practices that go beyond the core IIP Standard. IIP is the world’s
leading accreditation for business improvement through people management
During the assessment visit conducted on 16th
to 17th January 2019, IIP assessor Ms. Pinky Diokno noted that SISC is a school
to benchmark with in terms of developing, supporting and motivating employees.
Some of the notable strengths mentioned are how well the vision, mission, and … [Read more]
Southville International School and Colleges proudly recognizes the outstanding achievements of the graduating class of 2019 under the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for being accepted into top universities across the world.
Southville’s continuing tradition of excellence and commitment to develop students to be locally and globally competitive equipped with the IBDP students to be lifelong learners embodying the school’s core values and realizing its vision and mission.
Mr. John C. Wraith, IBDP Coordinator, said “Our staff is highly privileged to work with IB students. Their potential is awesome! We work together as a team side by side to always raise … [Read more]
Two months left before Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) welcomes scholars from all over the Philippines for the World Scholar’s Cup Manila Round 2019 happening on July 14 – 15.
Mr. Timothy Hibbins, WSC’s representative, visited SISC to officially and personally meet the Southville – WSC varsity team, coaches, and fellow organizers. “The WSC has grown for over a decade and our plan is to continue scouting scholars all over the world and to spread celebration of learning,” shared Mr. Hibbins in an interview. Southville on the other hand has been constantly training potential students who possess the qualities … [Read more]