Technical Meeting for ANPS Choir Competition at GJIS

Originally posted on Teaching and Learning in Indonesia:

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Yesterday at GJIS Theatre about 25 people and the ANPS Choir Competition Committee gathered for a technical meeting in preparation for the annual ANPS Choir Competition 2014 on Tuesday 22nd April. 14 primary school choirs and 6 secondary school choirs have entered. 

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NHD Finals (Washington) Parents’ Meeting Today

We have 17 parents at the meeting for the proposed NHD Finals Trip to Washington, great news! It would be fantastic to see all the students who won 1st or 2nd place in the National History Day Regionals at BIS have the chance to travel to Washington to compete in the NHD Finals. If you did not have a chance to get to school today for the meeting please contact either P.Arthur or P.Jonathon for more information. At this stage the approx cost is $3400 per student.

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Change of Address…

Teaching and Learning BlogI am in the process of migrating this blog over to here. Please come and join me.  (Partially because this blog has grown bigger than just MYP and GJIS. ;) ) Within the next few months this blog, MYP @ GJIS will probably be retired.

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MYP: The Next Chapter Headline

MYP Newspaper

This is just a little article that I created for an online Workshop that I’ve been working on. The MYP Next Chapter changes are closer, and I hope everyone can see now that they are evolutionary, not revolutionary.

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Teacher PD Cartoon Series : Continuous Improvement



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Humanities Cartoon Series

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Parents’ IB Continuum Workshop Coffee Morning at GJIS

parents workshopLast Saturday GJIS hosted another parents’ workshop coffee morning. We started with a plenary session titled “What is International Mindedness” followed by two breakout sessions with about 6 or 7 different workshop choices each.

In keeping with our school’s bilingual nature we had a mixture of workshops presented in English, Bahasa Indonesia and both! Continue reading

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Text by Arthur George Busch, Photos by Global Jaya International School

Last month the Humanities faculty of Global Jaya International School held National History Day [NHD], a competition based on students doing research about a specific theme. NHD started in the USA in 1982 and has since become internationally recognized. Thousands of students participate every year and those with the best work go to the final event, which is held in June in Washington D. C.

NHD makes history come alive for our students and inspires them through exciting competitions and transforms teaching through project-based learning, something I did not experience as a student. This experience also places higher confidence in GJIS that my two young children are assured of good quality education and learning other attributes critical for their future success Continue reading

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Science Cartoon Series : Evolution Test

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Year 10 Fashion Show as Personal Project

Well done !


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