Community Project: Biblotheque Saint -Jean

As you may know, every year the Middle Years Programme requires MYP3 students (Grade 8) to come up with ideas for a community project in groups. For our project we are refurbishing a library at St. John’s Academy at Ashaiman, Lebanon. During our time of being at home and at school, we were able to…

Service as Action – Autism Awareness by Nissi Ardy

During the break, Nissi Arday, G10, undertook a service experience by raising Autism Awareness in collaboration with HopeSetters Autism Center. During the festive season, she thought about persons living with Autism who may not even realize it’s that celebratory time of the year. Her goal, therefore, is to create awareness and educate people on Autism…

Preparations Galore at TIS Primary School Campus

New year, new semester and new goals mean preparations aplenty. This has been the recipe for success and a pace-setting strategy for learners. The PYP and MYP Educators established their understanding of the IB continuum with a workshop to prepare students to be concept-driven learners. The preparation saw collegial and collaborative efforts among teachers to…

Newbie Sports Day Event

As the newbies first set foot in TIS for this new academic year, it was our duty as council executives to make them feel at home and comfortable in their new environment. To do so many means were used ranging from Ice breaker activities to a school tour. As sports prefects it was important for…

The Joy of IB PYP at TIS Primary School

At TIS Primary School, authentic learning takes place to develop specific skills in students and make them independent learners. Students are given a voice to make a choice and have ownership of their learning. This encourages them to take appropriate action to support their learning through inquiry-based classroom activities and develop their ATL skills. Learning…

TIS places 2nd in University of Dundee Competition

  At Tema International School (TIS), celebrating our students’ success stories is our greatest pride! We congratulate our team comprising Chelpang, Awurabena, Nana Yaw, and J’dyl (DP1s) for their fabulous performance at the recently held mooting competition by University of Dundee. Competing against 12 schools in 5 African countries is no mean feat. Keep up…

DofE CORNER

This experience is one of the most memorable events I have ever engaged in, even though it didn’t start off as well as I expected with the bad weather conditions and the tiny tent. Kayaking and paintballing on the second day were amazing, as it helped me realize I could do anything I set my…

Action at TIS Primary School

At TIS Primary School, we believe that education must extend beyond the intellectual to include socially responsible attitudes, thoughtfulness and appropriate action. An explicit expectation of the IB PYP is that successful inquiry will lead to responsible action initiated by the student due to the learning process. This action will extend the student’s learning, or…