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…

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TIS Speakers’ Hub presents – VOCAL

Purpose: The Speakers Hub is the place for those who want to become a better communicator, an exceptional speaker, an engaging presenter and motivate change. Vocal is a CAS Initiative that gives The Speakers’ Hub members the opportunity to share their stories, ideas with a larger audience. We hope to grow this project and collaborate…

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Introduction of IB Diploma Programme to MYP 5 Students

The learning exploration, development, collaboration, application of knowledge using the IB learner profile such as principle, thinker, open minded, risk-taker or the key attributes of Approaches to Learning (ATL) are critically linked to the IB Diploma programme (DP). The DP helps transform high school students to future-ready students ready to engage the world. As such…

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Theory of Knowledge in The Real World

G11 students carried out a TOK exhibition where they showcased how TOK manifests in the world around us. Each student identified three specific objects of significance in a real-world context, and wrote commentaries linking these objects to an Internal Assessment prompt. The selected prompts were picked out of 35 prompts provided by the International Baccalaureate.…

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Responsibility & Impact

Whatever we do, whatever our responsibilities are, each of us should be trying to make an impact by the actions we take. Ideally, impact promotes personal best through the appropriate challenges that accompany any responsibility. Purposeful impact should have a positive outcome for others and not just the individual. Service is the TIS most frequently…

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IDU days are here again.

The scheduled IDU days @TIS were observed from Wednesday to Friday last week. IDU stands for Interdisciplinary Unit. The IDU days occur when the Secondary school timetable is collapsed for 3 days to allow all MYP students to take part in an Interdisciplinary Unit of work. Interdisciplinary learning supports students to understand knowledge taken from…

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What is new at the Primary Campus

The Primary School Campus is excited to be back to school after a long vacation and even longer absence. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many changes when it comes to school activities in and outside the classroom. At our happy school, we have put in measures to still make learning fun and play time interesting,…

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TIS participates in 2020 World GIS day celebrations

The MYP 5 Geography class of Tema International School participated in the 2020 World Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day celebrations on Wednesday, 18 November 2020. In order to meet the COVID-19 protocols, this year’s event was held virtually via ZOOM and hosted by AccuGeospatial. The event involved activities such as industry-based GIS presentations from the…

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EXTENDED ESSAY CAFÉ reflections

An extended essay café was organized for DP2 students on 26 October, 2020. The program offered an opportunity for students to present snapshots of their extended essay to a panel made up of supervisors, teachers, and students. Students were divided into groups based on the subject in which they are writing their extended essay. The…

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Primary School Campus: Virtual Learning Experiences

It has no doubt been an exhilarating three weeks into our first semester and learners have had a fair share of synchronous and asynchronous sessions with their teachers, as virtual learning continues to trend as the ‘new normal’. While transdisciplinary learning unfolds through our live and recorded Zoom sessions, members of the learning community continue…

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Asynchronous & Synchronous learning

In my 25 years career as an educator I have never experience an Academic year like this one. Unusual is understatement. Are there opportunities in the midst of all this? How our 21st Century learners are responding? Here at TIS, we see Online teaching and learning as an opportunity to be innovative, creative and to…

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Reflections on first ever DP eASSESSMENTS

Assessments form an integral part of the IB Diploma Programme as it allows students to evaluate their knowledge and skills that will serve them well in further study and in life beyond the classroom. After successfully completing online learning in the light of school closure, Tema International School DP students are writing their end of…

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