Official blog for Sekolah Victory Plus

Best IB World School in Bekasi and East JakartaThe official blog for Sekolah Victory Plus, arguably the best International Standard and IB World school in East Jakarta and Bekasi has a new blog you can follow.  http://sekolahvictoryplus.wordpress.com/

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IB & ANPS Present Early Childhood and Primary Conference in Bali

International Early Childhood & Primary Conference, co-hosted by the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Association of National Plus Schools (ANPS) Indonesia.

An International Early Childhood & Primary Conference, co-hosted by the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Association of National Plus Schools (ANPS) Indonesia is currently being planned. The conference is to be held in Bali, Indonesia this year. The conference will host delegates from Asia Pacific, and from IB World Schools and non-IB schools. It will be a 1-day event, with a pre-conference welcome dinner to initiate the conference. Continue reading

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Students learn better by handwriting notes

It seems that a variety of studies are now beginning to show that students learn better by handwriting notes than typing. While these studies are small they are worth paying attention to. (Though perhaps it is not the handwriting that is so important per se but the processing that goes into the note taking.)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/04/28/why-students-using-laptops-learn-less-in-class-even-when-they-really-are-taking-notes/

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/05/to-remember-a-lecture-better-take-notes-by-hand/361478/

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Year 11 CAS Project; GJIS’s Annual Flea Market

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Well done to all the students and staff who helped ensure the success of this year’s flea market (Pasar Murah).  Continue reading

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Cambodian Service and Cultural trip for Global Jaya students

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A mixture of students from Year 10 and Year 11 recently spent a week in Cambodia with the purpose of learning more about this impoverished country and to apply some good old ‘elbow grease’ with some ‘hands on’ Community and Service based activities. This was the first time that Global Jaya has sent students to Cambodia and we did it in partnership with Camps International, a UK based charity group that organizes School Service Trips and Volunteer Gap years to Africa, South American and South East Asia. Continue reading

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Global Jaya International School’s MYP Personal Project Exhibition 2014

2014-04-24 10.52.07Global Jaya International School’s MYP Personal Project Exhibition 2014 is on right now in their Theatre building, they have over 100 students with an enormous variety of products using all of the Area of Interactions, including Approaches to Learning. Sekolah Cikal and a few other schools are visiting. All parents, teachers and supporters are welcome. The exhibition will be open until 2pm. Continue reading

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ANPS Choir Competition at GJIS 2014

2014-04-22 10.03.39The choirs were very polished and sounded lovely. (19 choirs from about 15 different schools). Congratulations to all who attended, they all did a great job. All schools who attended received a lovely certificate to bring back to their school with. A very big thank-you to all who assisted in the organization of the day, the judges, teachers, parents, students and GJIS how hosted the event.

for the results please Continue reading

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