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How Teachers Support Personalized Learning

February 20, 2023

For many  schools worldwide, classrooms have more or less maintained a standard approach to learning and teaching that expects all students to absorb..

Understanding the importance of accreditations and affiliations

February 15, 2023

The world of education – especially with regards to international schools – is vast, with different curriculum, languages, learning environments,..

Unique opportunities offered by international schools

February 13, 2023

It’s easy to see the value of international education. 

The School/Home Relationship at NIS

February 8, 2023

At NIS, we instill the value of international mindedness in our students by embracing diverse opinions and cultures, caring for local and global..

Understanding the Differences Between International Schools and Japanese College Matriculation Options

February 7, 2023

Many important factors influence parents' decisions when choosing a suitable school for their children, not the least of which includes having a good..

NIS alumni tell-all: How to get the most out of an NIS education

February 2, 2023

When it comes to elementary and secondary school, these are the important foundational years for a child, a time when parents hope their children..

University Matriculation: Where NIS Students Have Attended College

February 1, 2023

Some of the proudest moments in a parents’ life are celebrating when a child is accepted to their “dream school” college or university, their first..

How an international education offers students a variety of career choices

January 11, 2023

A foundational element of international education is the concept of global citizenship and finding one's place in the world. By inspiring students to..

Why this mother views NIS as a gift from parents to children

January 4, 2023

Enrolling your child in an international school can be a complete immersion into a new environment. From after-school activities to challenging but..

How Attending an International Preschool Before Kindergarten Helps Children Learn English

October 13, 2022


Glossary of International Education Terms

September 21, 2022


Summer is for Reading! - Part 2

July 8, 2022

On the busy “Inner Ring” road, a few blocks north of Imaike intersection (and Imaike station!), sits a building with a uniquely inviting facade,..

Summer is for Reading! - Part 1

July 1, 2022

Whether you are packing your bags for a trip or staying close to home, summer is for reading! Every June, when summer vacation rolls around, so do..

Supporting Pathways Beyond NIS

June 17, 2022

One of the essential questions on the minds of prospective families when considering school options is, “What kind of choices will my child have for..

Meet the Staff - Wakaba Ueda, PYP Music Teacher

June 9, 2022

Ms. Ueda has been a music teacher for the PYP through some difficult times with COVID. It prevented students from singing, but she got creative and..