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How our International School Provides Creative Learning Spaces

March 13, 2021

We are at a wondrous time in the world, where things are changing and evolving at such a fast rate that it is almost impossible to predict where the..

Four Benefits of an International Education for Multicultural Children

March 2, 2021

As parents of multicultural children, it’s important that the school you choose will embrace and nurture their multicultural identity. Their..

NIS Students Heading to United Nations Conference

February 26, 2021

The school is abuzz with the exciting news that two Grade 11 students will be heading to Kyoto, February 27 & 28, to attend the Kyoto Congress Youth..

4 Key Differences Between Japanese Schools and International Schools

February 23, 2021

As a parent weighing the benefits and potential drawbacks of the Japanese school system versus an international school in Japan, there can be a lot..

Benefits of Multilingualism in Education - How Speaking More than One Language Improves Chances for Success

February 18, 2021

Speaking more than one language offers your children a great advantage in many areas of their lives. Attending a school that embraces multilingualism..

High School Student Council - Student Advocacy in Practice

February 5, 2021

  It's that time of year again...the time for the Executive Board of the High School Student Council (HSSC) to be elected and take their posts...

Explore our Campus: Why we Invest in our Learning Environment

February 4, 2021

  Much like anything in life, if you don’t have the right materials and resources available to you, it’s much harder to reach your goal.

Definition of Learning

February 4, 2021

At NIS, learning is defined as “a dynamic process which results in the sustained and demonstrable consolidation or extension of conceptual..

Celebrating the Japanese Tradition of Setsubun

February 2, 2021

Oni wa Soto! Fuku wa Uchi! Literally translated: Out with the devil and in with good luck! This is the rallying cry for families around the country..

How Languages Help Students Develop a Multicultural Identity

February 2, 2021

Language is the connective tissue of a community. It is the means by which we communicate with others, share our thoughts and feelings, and connect..

Summer Program again looking to bring on the fun!

January 29, 2021

This year marks the 12th year of Nagoya International School's (NIS) Summer Program, our popular summer school focusing on the “Five C's”:..

The Importance of Maintaining Mother Tongue

January 21, 2021

While studying in English at an international school, maintaining your children’s mother tongue can prove challenging, but is absolutely possible..

Bringing Innovation to our School Tours

January 21, 2021

  With vast technology at our fingertips - or in our pockets - there has never been a better time to innovate and find new ways to enhance every..

Choosing an International School - A Parent’s Perspective

January 13, 2021

Choosing an international school for your children is one of the most important decisions you make as a family. With so many options and numerous..

Tackling Global Issues - The First Online Model United Nations

December 11, 2020

For nearly 30 years, NIS has participated in some form of a Model United Nations, and despite the COVID conundrum, this year was no exception...