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The International School of Kuala Lumpur provides an exceptional education that challenges each student to develop the attitudes, skills, knowledge, and understanding to become a highly successful, spirited, socially responsible global citizen.


To walk in a harmonious environment where care follows closely behind; learning is stimulated, curiosity is sparked, vision is cultivated, and action is inspired.


ISKL’s School-Wide Learning Results (SLRs) are based on six learning outcomes that last a lifetime and enable our students to tackle the future with confidence: Think Creatively, Reason Critically, Collaborate Constructively, Communicate Effectively, Live Ethically, Learn Enthusiastically. Our SLRs are embedded within our curriculum and culture, and are a crucial component in ensuring our students are future-ready. From Elementary School to High School, developing and practicing these important skills is integral to an ISKL education.

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Think Creatively

ISKL global learners …
use a wide range of idea creation techniques, create new ideas independently, refine ideas for improvement and act to make useful contributions. 

Reason Critically

ISKL global learners …
use a variety of appropriate thinking strategies, analyze information, synthesize input, and meaningfully reflect on learning to ask further questions.

Communicate Effectively

ISKL global learners …
listen respectfully, articulate thinking, use appropriate communication styles, and integrate media effectively when appropriate.

Collaborate Constructively

ISKL global learners …
maintain positive working relationships, make meaningful contributions, and take responsibility for their role in achieving common goals.

Learn Enthusiastically

ISKL global learners …
demonstrate initiative, reflect on their learning, and persist, even when learning is challenging.

Live Ethically

ISKL global learners …
maintain positive working relationships, make meaningful contributions, and take responsibility for their role in achieving common goals.

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  • All people have intrinsic worth.
  • Individuals are both responsible and accountable for their choices.
  • Open, honest, and respectful communication is essential to mutual understanding.
  • Diversity is a strength when people are committed to shared goals.
  • Individual and cultural diversity enriches life.
  • Learning is a life-long journey that is transformational.
  • All people have the capacity to learn.


  • A safe and supportive learning environment;
  • Advice and counsel for every student;
  • Student accountability for all their decisions and behaviors; and
  • Efforts between students, faculty, administration and parents to work together.
  • Every student and faculty member is responsible for maintaining a supportive learning environment at ISKL.
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Our early learners are guided by The Melawati Way, a code of behavior that encourages students to “Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of Others, and Take Care of This Place.” The Melawati Way is named after our previous Elementary School campus and has helped shape the attitudes and behavior of thousands of students since it was first introduced in 1997. All students are expected to follow The Melawati Way and make a difference.

The Melawati Way provides a framework for students and teachers to work together in a thoughtful, caring and polite environment. We emphasize positive personal character traits like cooperation, courtesy, empathy, integrity, kindness, respect and responsibility. Our school culture emphasizes a caring and harmonious environment that allows for learning to happen.