Blogs


June 19, 2017

Malaysia’s Most Beautiful Classroom?

Beautiful schools need to also have beautiful functions. They need to deliver on promises to achieve superior educational outcomes. The design was thoughtfully planned based on research about what will truly maximize student achievement.
June 15, 2017

An exclusive interview with Kingsgate’s head of school, Mr Will Ore

Will Ore, Head of School at Kingsgate International School is an outstanding and experienced education leader...
June 7, 2017

How Sport Develops Well Rounded Children

The benefits of sport are well known to all of us in ways that it improves and maintains good health.
May 26, 2017

Children, The Arts and How it Connects to Education

There is certainly a recent obsession in schools with Science, Maths and Technology but what about The Arts?
May 18, 2017

Kingsgate to Cambridge!

Have you seen the admissions statistics for Ivy League schools? Here is the view from Admissionado about how to get into elite level Universities.
May 8, 2017

Getting to know Will Ore, Head of School of Kingsgate International School

Kingsgate International School is excited about the appointment of our founding Head of School, Mr Will Ore. He is an outstanding and experienced education leader, spending […]
April 21, 2017

Getting to know Shanna Parry (Mack) Senior Managing Partner of GSE and Education Advisor for Kingsgate International School

Recognized for her outstanding achievements both as an educational leader and curriculum writer, Shanna Parry has a very unique profile and reputation in international education. Before […]
April 21, 2017

Getting to know Greg Parry, CEO of GSE and Education Advisor for Kingsgate International School

Greg Parry is the Co-founder and CEO of Global Services in Education (GSE). He is also the lead education advisor for Kingsgate International School. GSE is managing […]
March 21, 2017

What is Brain Based Learning and How Can Schools Improve it?

While we can describe brain based learning using the technical language of neuroscience, lets consider it in every day terms. We work hard to make a muscle stronger, faster, to work longer and more efficiently.
March 8, 2017

What is Critical Thinking and How Can Schools Improve it?

Critical thinking is the ability to apply reasoning and logic to new, abstract or unfamiliar ideas. If we want to think critically we need to see things in an open-minded way.
February 28, 2017

Kingsgate Learning Principle – Multiple Intelligences

Howard Gardner, of Harvard University, USA, is famous for his identification of seven distinct learning intelligences.
February 8, 2017

What is Play Based Learning and How Can Schools Improve it?

Research on brain development has proven that play shapes the structural design of the brain. We know that when we create environments that stimulate and encourage exploration of ideas and activities it assists in building and strengthening brain pathways.
November 17, 2016

Why Choose a British International Education?

British Curriculum is now taught in 150 countries across the world and is regarded as one of the premier education models and pathways in the world. In Malaysia it has become the most popular curriculum choice for international schools for a range of reasons.
November 17, 2016

What is a Classroom?

“2am and this makes sense now. I am on a roll, just a final paragraph.”

“Can I have extra sauce and no anchovies?”

“Hey, why don’t we find some data that proves an opposing view. There must be another perspective on this topic that hasn’t been considered. How did this impact on the community and socio-economic factors?”

November 20, 2014

A Summary of the Best “People Book” Ever Written

I read it again and I should read it more often:

A Summary of the Best “People Book” Ever Written.

I first read “How To Win Friends and Influence People” (Dale Carnegie) when I was only 16 years old. Warren Buffet read it at 15.