Leadership is a skill that can be fostered and nurtured in every student. One of ISKL's goals is to help them develop 21st-century skills to be influential leaders and future-ready global citizens.
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Welcome to Panther Post - a round-up of ideas, insights and inspiration from ISKL and the broader educational community both in Asia Pacific and around the world. In keeping with the ISKL mindset of continuous improvement, knowledge sharing and growth - Panther Post is a quick, easy to read summary of how we lead, learn, empower and engage.
Do you eat peanut butter, honey or Vegemite? Does your family use shampoo or laundry detergent? Then listen up!
As parents learn how to navigate online learning through their roles as learning coaches, conferring is a valuable way to encourage and develop their child’s unique identity as a reader and writer.
The IB Programme prepared me in several aspects: from managing my time, to honing my capabilities and strengths and helping me find what interests me, as well as improving my interpersonal skills.
My students in KL were the best!” High praise indeed from a theatre professional who taught in international schools around the world for almost three decades!.. Read More
Congratulations Varqa Beuhrer ('03) on the exciting news that Better Days, a film he scored, has been nominated in the International Feature Film category for this year's 93rd Academy Awards.
Last January, ISKL hosted its second virtual Future-Ready event, "Empowering Lifelong Learners, The Middle School Experience," where participants learned how our school prepares our students to be Future-Ready.
This article is written by ISKL’s Elementary (ES) Teacher-Librarian, Catherine Bae and is part of the ES Book Week happening from March 15 - 19, 2021!
“I have been in 99 countries and visited countless international schools. ISKL remains right up there with the very best.”
ISKL Alumni from the Class of 2017 and 2016 are putting their energy and talents behind a fundraising campaign in KL, encouraging people to Move for Hope to help refugee students access education.
Did you know that ISKL’s Ampang Hilir Campus is officially 2 (and flourishing)?
Mick Lauer (‘99), aka RicepirateMick, has a voice you may have heard, but a face you’re unlikely to recognize. A YouTube creator and voice actor, he has found success in a very competitive industry.
The latest issue of ISKL Selamanya, our Alumni magazine, is out now.
University of Geneva researcher and ISKL parent Francois Bogacz recently a virtual talk about his research on communication and conflict resolution skills between couples.
This is the first in a series of articles Brian Hall will be sharing on how our students and we as a community can reimagine our role as global citizens during this unusual moment in time.
“I always thought the music teachers at ISKL were great teachers. I had many, and learned so much from each of them.”
At The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL), our commitment to nurturing well-being is not just to our students, but also extends to our parents, faculty, and staff.
ISKL Alumni step up to find the photographer who took the historic time capsule photograph taken to celebrate ISKL's 25th anniversary.
In light of the changes in the current education landscape, it’s essential to recognize paren’s struggles when assisting with their children’s learning.
We are pleased to announce that The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) has won an International School Award in the ‘Well-being Initiative’ category!
Over the second half of 2020, our IB HL Literature class read and studied Michael Ondaatje’s Running in the Family, a memoir of his family’s life and culture in Sri Lanka.
Battling cobras, swinging on jungle vines and getting into trouble with the Principal, aka Dad, are some of the fond memories of life at ISKL for Kevin Gaw ('78).
Last year’s Harvard Book Award winner, Diya N. (‘21), received a significant cash prize of RM2,000 as part of the recognition for being named the top student in Grade 11.
A new classroom plaque pays tribute to “The Keys”, ISKL Faculty Alumni Alex and Virginia (Ginger) Chavez who taught at ISKL for 10 years, from 1977-1987.
A pianist, a poet, an opera singer, a storyteller and a dancer. The ISKL Notable special guests spanned the genres and delighted their worldwide audience at our Night of the ISKL Notables.
As part of a recent unit exploring narrative techniques, analysis, and writing, our Grade 10 English students developed and wrote their own short stories.
As part of a recent unit exploring narrative techniques, analysis, and writing, our Grade 10 English students developed and wrote their own short stories.
We have launched B&B Labs as a true blue Malaysian homegrown brand and my goal now is to make M-beauty also a global force to be reckoned with.
On November 25, the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) invited parents and students to join them virtually for a one-hour forum, "Future-Ready Pathways in High School,"
As part of their continuous learning on fairy tale reading, on November 17, Grade 2 students were treated to a virtual visit by author Josh Funk!
ISKL was recently shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious International School Awards 2021 for ‘Strategic Leadership Initiative’ and ‘Wellbeing Initiative’.
They say it takes a village to raise a child...and the same applies to building a strong sustainable community.
If we look specifically into the impact of COVID-19 on the international education sector, it has shaken up the way learning is delivered and the way communication played a role during the crisis. For our school, this crisis has brought up opportUNITY. cheesy play on words maybe, but true nonetheless. The ‘unity’ in opportunity came from multiple angles and I would like to share some of them with you.
Each Wednesday, we will be sharing tips on improving your well-being, tackling mental health or physical challenges that are predominant during the Movement Control Order.
How can we stay motivated and engaged with life during such a challenging time? One way to put things into perspective is to turn to history.
Nelson Mandela once said, "Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future." We couldn’t agree more!
How to Excel in IB with Tanmay Gupta, ISKL's 2020 Valedictorian And Perfect Scorer in his IB Diploma Results.
This week, we are celebrating Deepavali! We have some special guests from our Staff Association who will be helping us learn more.
This week on Jom Belajar, we check out some traditional Malaysian games that are commonly played at home.
It’s not surprising that Kaylene Chong (‘19) has chosen her IASAS Dance experience for her #ISKLMagicMoments.
ISKL’s Habitat for Humanity club made a donation of RM35,000 to Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong after receiving official confirmation of being made a Campus Chapter.
“I’m very thankful that the experience helped mold my worldview and kept me thinking and questioning things wherever I found myself in life after high school.”
It’s ISKL’s 55th anniversary and to celebrate, we’re offering 55% off Family and Student Registration fees for 55 days.
At the beginning of October, ISKL's High School (HS) Drama Department put on a spectacular, physically distanced production of an original Shakespeare adaptation, Much Ado About Everything!
With Panthers of the past teaching those in the present, ISKL Alumni always find ways to give back to the community!
“I kept up MUN in college, but I’ll never forget taking charge as secretary-general at IASAS MUN 2007, when KL hosted!” Ankit Panda, Class of 2008
Some believe that leadership is an innate skill, but ISKL, firmly believes that leadership is a skill that can be fostered and nurtured in every individual.
Thanks to the wonderful Karen Palko for sharing her #ISKLMagicMoments as part of our ISKL 55 for 55. Were you one of the kids trying to light a fire just with a flint?
“You can take me out of international school but you can’t take it out of me!” Tony Pietra Arjuna (‘96)
Nadine Levone and Krystle van Dijk are descendants of the Berawan Tribe from Sarawak. Nadine and Krystal, who are also cousins, share their fascinating family history with us.
In this week’s installment of Jom Belajar, Nadine and Krystal, who are descendants of the Berawan Tribe from Sarawak, and in this video, they share their fascinating family history with us.
Last month, the K - 12 Service and Sustainability Coordinators and some High School (HS) teachers attended a workshop led by Mr. Harbir Gill, known as 'H,' who is our ISKL "Gardener-in-Residence"
“If I could go back and work in ISKL, I would do so in a heartbeat. ISKL challenged me to believe and be who I wanted to be..."
The achievements of students from ISKL have now been finalised and, in keeping with previous years, ISKL outperformed the worldwide IB Diploma average score
Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as Mooncake Festival, is held annually on the 15th day of the 8th month in the Chinese calendar.
In today’s installment of the Jom Belajar series, we’re going to learn about our host country’s language, Bahasa Malaysia.
Here we share some treasured snapshots and memories of our school spanning through the decades from the 1960s to the present day.
Marije Walker, ISKL Alumni Parent and mum to Mees, describes her time as an expat in Kuala Lumpur, from 2018-2020 as an opportunity to get out of her comfort zone and try new ways to express herself.
The play is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic, 'Much Ado About Nothing,' which is part of ISKL's Grade 9 English curriculum.
Doing what we enjoy has become a privilege that requires collaboration from every member of the group or community.
The first episode of Future Ready: Alumni Careers Conversations delves into Medical Sciences and is hosted by ISKL Alumnus Hezril Asyraaf, Producer/Presenter of the Evening Edition on BFM 89.9.
In this week’s episode of Jom Belajar, we look at the history of batik and learn how it’s made.
It’s the people who make ISKL special - just ask any alumni! Thanks Jennab Zulkifly (‘11) for sharing your #ISKLMagicMoments and taking us back to 1999 and friends for life made at ISKL in Grade 1.
When we say “Once a Panther, Always a Panther” we really mean it! Our ISKL Alumni are always eager to give back to the ISKL community.
Earlier this year, ISKL, in collaboration with UNHCR, celebrated the expansion of its ISKL Refugee Teacher Training program.
Meet the two recipients of this year's 2020-2021 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) Scholarship award, Nurin A. and Yogita C.
Did you know that we have an edible garden at our school? Do you know where it is? Any guesses as to what is growing there?
What a wonderful list! Thanks to the Malashich Family for sharing these #ThingsWeLoveAboutISKL with us.
At ISKL, we love having special guests in our classrooms who can share their perspectives and experiences, giving our students an opportunity to meet and connect with members of the community.
Finding your passion and eventually building a career that’s both meaningful and fulfilling is a life-long process. So, don’t think you need to have it all figured out by the time you’re in high school
In this week's blog post from the HS Service and Sustainability/CAS team, read up on how our everyday food shopping habits have changed and adapted during the Movement Control Order (MCO).
Could this be any sweeter? This contribution to the ISKL 55 for 55 truly speaks to ISKL’s culture of encouraging everyone in our community to be continually growing and finding their passions.
Mamak stalls are the cornerstone of Malaysian food culture and here, you’ll find a convergence of locals from all walks of life enjoying good food and conversation.
Harbir brings tremendous energy, expertise and community connections to the intersections of teaching, learning, sustainability and service.
Here's a peek into the world of our youngest learners in Prep Reception and Prep Junior and the Provocations program, an integral part of ISKL's Early Childhood education.
The group of newly-graduated alumni had the opportunity to submit a video to the online music contest entitled 'Play With Ray: Home Edition' and were selected as one of the twenty winners.
Imagine starting your first day of school without understanding or speaking a word of the language you will be taught in. That’s the experience of Silvia Faldini who moved to Malaysia from Italy.
Last week we saw our campus light up with multi-colored, multi-ethnic traditional Malaysian attire, in conjunction with our Merdeka celebrations.
Collaboration is key to problem-solving and achieving tangible outcomes. Here are the educators who have been promoting Service Learning and Service and Sustainability initiatives at ISKL
Do you know what the difference between Merdeka Day and Federation Day is?
This year, ISKL turns 55 years young, and we want you to join in the celebration by helping us to compile our 55 for 55.
ISKL continued to be a busy place during the school holiday, with online summer school sessions and ongoing work for our school’s development.
Today ISKL’s Trina Cobbledick gives us her #ISKLHopesfortheFuture from her perspective as Director of Student Services.
The mother and daughter team share with us how they are changing the world with their own global volunteer movement, Trash Hero Kuala Lumpur!
As part of our 55 for 55 celebrations, Prep Senior student Oliver shares with us what he loves about ISKL - his fascination with making worm farms in class... Read More
Our very first #ISKLMagicMoment comes from Emily Salim, ISKL Faculty Alumni who takes us back to ISKL's original campus
It's a long way from playing a workhouse boy in an ISKL Elementary School production of Oliver, to gracing some of the world's great stages with her renowned Carmen for ISKL Alumna Kirstin Chavez.
It was his Grade 10 History teacher who advised Haziq Khairi ('17) to find his academic passion and be driven by it, a message he lives by to this day
As the Ampang Hilir campus emerges and settles into its new location, we honor elements from the memorable old campuses that remind us of ISKL's legacy.
ISKL was an incredible experience. The academic preparation was excellent and the extracurricular resources offered by the school are really topnotch.
Alex Kim and Wen Li Yau show what Be All You Are truly means as only a student from The International School of Kuala Lumpur can.
On 6 July, 2020 over 100 students from The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) were among the thousands of students around the world to find out their results the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
Parents, faculty, and students from the ISKL community tuned in to watch the live broadcast held on June 5, 2020.
Earlier in the year, The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) was recognized in the online publication Newsweek as one of the most noteworthy schools globally for 2020.
Please watch this, here's a health and safety guide on how to protect yourself and keep safe!
ISKL would like to wish our graduates every success for the future and look forward to welcoming you back to our campus as Alumni.
ISKL recently announced its Live Virtual Tour Program to prospective parents, showcasing the best of ISKL 25-acre, state-of-the-art campus.
ISKL IB Scholar from the Class of 2005 now working at the frontline of research into Covid-19.
This first 2019-2020 issue is full of information and photographs from this year’s events and reunions, including a special feature on this January’s inspirational Utopian Visions reunion.
Our MS/HS Dance community performed in a combined virtual MS/HS dance performance entitled 'Dance, Interrupted.' The live stream consisted of a medley of dance compilation.
From April 20 - 24, our whole ISKL community celebrated Earth Week 2020, making pledges and commitments to change old habits and adopt new behaviors...
Congratulations all Seniors have been recognized for their achievements at the Virtual Senior Award Ceremony!
Earlier this month, Prep Junior (PJ) Sun Bear students participated in an online art competition hosted by the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Center (BSBCC) in Sandakan, Sabah.
On May 12, 2020, ISKL won the coveted 'Highly Commended Award' for 'School Providing Outstanding Relocation Support' at the Think Relocate Awards 2020 ceremony.
The unusual and unique circumstances that have brought us into the remote working world may not be the most 'ideal.' Still, it is an opportunity for us to pivot
On Saturday, May 2, 2020, The ISKL High School virtual choir took part in a 24-hour live stream global broadcast “The Call to Unite”
“Find opportunity in crisis and proceed with grace under pressure.” Hezril Asyraaf (‘13), recipient of the Robert B. Gaw Award for Citizenship 2013.
The aim of TTT Day is to clarify ISKL's vision for the future of learning, strengthening its connections and knowledge of each other as faculty & staff.
Inclusion: “the act or state of being included in a group.” As part of ISKL's move towards an inclusive education model, the entire school celebrated Inclusive Schools Week
“I was very proud of winning the award, but I don't think I realized what an honor it was and the significance of John G. Hadwen's life.”
Earlier in April, The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) was featured in the online lifestyle magazine Hong Kong Tatler
Here are some insightful tips on how we can continue to nurture our minds and well being
In CAS, students are often asked to think about what “service” really means, in light of the following definition of the Service strand of CAS.
ISKL’s Senior Award recognizing community spirit is changing its name in 2020 to the Service & Sustainability - Community Partnerships Award.
In true Panther spirit, ISKL Alumnus, Rowan Pearce (‘00) is offering his online logistics App pro bono to NGOs and governments to help them connect quickly.
We are #ISKLproud of our Grade 11 student Asha O. who has done a fantastic job creating a food drive campaign for the Chin Refugee Community during the MCO.
There is an importance of relating to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to think about what can be done locally
“Winning this award means you have led, sacrificed and given all you can in your respected sports.”
#Flashback From March 3-7, ISKL took part in the first 'Virtual IASAS Forensics & Debate' competition.
ISKL’s Key Club had the opportunity to participate in the Make A Difference (MAD) Youth Summit 2020 this past February.
We have been complying with the MCO since March 18, 2020, for those of us who are healthy, we can do whatever we can to help contain the spread of the virus
The award named in his honor is one of the many sought after accolades presented at the ISKL Senior Awards each year.
Watching our ISKL dancers on stage is a sight to behold! The effort & determination are obvious & they exude a level of joy & enthusiasm that is heartwarming to watch.
As part of their CAS project, G12 students, Julie M. & Sydnie S. have created a whole video showing how ISKL’s SLR's have helped to shape the lives of both alumni & current students.
Earlier in March, ISKL's Head of School, Rami Madani, and Director of Technology, Charlotte Diller, took part in a podcast hosted by Coachbetter.TV., part of Eduro Learning, an online educational portal for professional learning.
What would you get if you crossed over Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet story, and had Dr. Seuss himself write it - a theatre nothing short of fun, silliness and a happy ending!
Alumni students of Mr. Buddy Burniske in the mid-1990s gathered on the Skybridge of the Petronas Twin Towers, fulfilling a challenge issued a quarter of a century ago.
Have you checked out the latest Inspiration Fund video? It's a recap of some of the fantastic projects and new spaces in ISKL
Last month, 53 of our Grade 3, 4, and 5 students performed in the ever so popular family favorite “Madagascar.. the Musical”.
For many students, going to university overseas can be a challenge as they transition into a whole new way of life and learning.
ISKL is proud to have hosted our first ever Msian National VEX IQ Robotics Championship at our new Ampang campus!
42 years, and still going strong, that's how long the prestigious SEA Forensics & Debate Tournament has been going on ever since ISKL's establishment in 1965.
Sleep is one of the most commonly discussed topics and concerns amongst parents... Read more
We wanted to design a space where our students could release their daily stressors and provide an outlet away from the classroom to jump, hop, run, crawl
Our ES students took part in the 100 Days Celebration (marking their 100th day of the academic year) by doing a bunch of fun activities related to the number 100!
Part of being an “always” Panther, is giving back to the school that shaped characters, provided wonderful opportunities and holds so many great memories.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur opens its doors to the 42nd annual SEA Forensics and Debate tournament, where students from several schools
A common question amongst ISKL’s prospective students and parents is ‘How do I choose an international school?’ We discuss frequently asked questions which occur when choosing an international school.
On Friday, January 17, 2020, five social change-makers from Kuala Lumpur came to Grade 5 to share how they have made a difference in our community.
The day has come when students become the teacher - watch what happens when our G2 teacher Alex Lancia took the brave step in having the students teach one lesson.
Facing History and Ourselves is an international organization founded in 1976 which aims to empower education professionals, students and the greater community
As part of the International School of Kuala Lumpur’s ‘Celebrates 2020 Gala and Auction’ on March 7 at the Four Seasons KL, we are excited to welcome Philip Wong
The room was a buzz of activity as 60 administrators representing 37 different refugee schools were hosted in a collaborative exchange of ideas.
‘Community & Team Building’ was the theme for the camp-in experience, where students asked themselves questions to do with, The Me in We...
“Coming together to create an environment that supports ISKL’s mission and vision.” This is the mantra of the parents-elected, all-parents Board of Directors
ISKL has embraced this concept with our comprehensive Food Technology program which is part of the Middle School curriculum. The aim of the program is...
Our Grade 5 recently took part in the annual Social Change Makers Conference (SCMC), a program that was developed to introduce students to activists and NGOs
One of ISKL’s goals is to support students in developing the 21st Century learning skills necessary to be socially responsible global citizens
Last semester unleashed a musical powerhouse in High School. Offering a plethora of performances, we were tapping our toes ‘til the end of term
We are delighted to announce that ISKL has again received the prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag Award, an internationally recognized award
Grade 6 students decided to take action to address the impact of climate change by initiating a tree planting project at ISKL’s campus.
We are delighted to welcome Malaysian Paralympic athlete, Muhamad Ashraf Bin Muhammad Haisham (Ashraf), and his trainers to ISKL as we commence a new partnership
This year, ISKL Alumnus William Birdthistle (Class of ‘91) was awarded the prestigious 2019 Teaching Award from the University of Chicago Law School.
The robotics after school program in High School has supported and provided the opportunity for groups of students to acquire programming and engineering skills
ISKL’s theme for the week was, “We All Belong.” This theme paints an accurate description of the culture and mindset at ISKL - a place where all students belong.
George Jahnke from Touch NZ was at ISKL during the last week of November to run a series of coaching and training sessions for ISKL Touch, Rugby...
A good futurist needs to be both an expert in one area and be a generalist, being able to understand many domains of knowledge.
High School Service, Sustainability & Community Partnership activities for the month of November 2019.
ISKL's annual International Festival (iFest) was the ultimate family friendly event celebrating diversity, amazing food and respect for each others’ cultures.
Our idea for the Outdoor Discovery Garden is to increase the green space at the new ISKL campus and make it a place of learning and discovery for the children.
Once the designs were reviewed by the teachers, students got the materials and tools they needed from the maker cart and began building their prototypes...
This past week, our music department had the honor to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman from the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa as a conducting guest artist.
We invited a group of ISKL’s Millennial alumni to join us for a special focus group to look at how they would like to be part of ISKL’s community moving forward.
As soon as we arrived in Siem Reap, we went straight to a school, run by an organization named HUSK, where we got a briefing about how we would be teaching children English
Exploration, enthusiasm and excitement are high on the agenda in Middle School (MS) as our annual MS Agency program gets well and truly underway.
ISKLs Elementary School (ES) Principal and Assistant Principal, Julie Olson and Azra Pathan shared their experience in navigating large scale change and leading inclusion.
High-caliber auditions recently took place for the 27 spots on the music team for IASAS Cultural Convention which will take place on March 6-8, 2020.
Eighteen High School ISKL students have been selected to represent ISKL in Singapore at the IASAS Cultural Convention (CulCon) this week.
A short distance from downtown Kuala Lumpur and with easy access to the greater Klang Valley, families living in Ampang can enjoy a variety of weekend adventures near ISKL.
ISKL’s Isabella J. (Grade 12) is IASAS MUN Secretary-General and explains on behalf of the team the hard work that is taking place in the lead-up.
High School Service, Sustainability & Community Partnership activities for the month of October 2019.
Composting is not new to the ISKL community. The Elementary School (ES) has a long history of composting their lunches.
The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) is conveniently located in Ampang, where you can find a variety of cafés and restaurants, activities for families, and so much more.
Almost 200 athletes in the High School have been a member of a Season 1 sports team, with over 10% of the High School currently in Manila to compete in IASAS
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” YoungLeaders.World spread their message for growth and good at ISKL in September 2019. The events focused on fostering leadership and overcoming barriers, started with keynote talks by the very inspirational Chris Koch to upper elementary and middle school students.
“It was awesome. I felt like my brain was being rewired. I'm excited to try these new strategies in my classroom.” This was the reaction of ISKL’s ES teacher Andy Shaw.
High School Service, Sustainability & Community Partnership activities for the month of September 2019.
We are the Red hats. Some may know this ISKL concept, others may not. However, most 1st to 4th graders look up to them.
“A-B-C-D-E-F-G…” Sounds familiar? By just reading the letters, many of us can probably already hear the tune of this nursery rhyme in our heads ...
A conversation with Haiqal and Yasmin, two of the lead actors in this year’s ISKL High School musical “Bring it On.”
ISKL is hosting the Dance Exchange and thanks to the ISKL Inspiration Fund, we are able to bring in ten members of the E.sperimenti Dance Company from Italy.
Celine was one of 11 student pianists who were joined by Head of School, Rami Madani, to perform in the recital held in the Robert B. Gaw Theatre on Tuesday.
Chris visited ISKL and spent four days with science teachers from all three divisions to help them transition to NGSS. Here are some of what our teachers have to say.
Chris Koch, doesn’t let barriers get in his way; instead, he embraces every challenge as an opportunity. The inspirational speaker will be coming to Kuala Lumpur.
Thanks to the ISKL Inspiration Fund, we are able to bring in ten members of the E.sperimenti Dance Company from Italy to work with our students.
Student Leadership Team recently put their leadership skills into practice to shape a new mission, redefine their purpose, and develop the team’s plans for the future.
In a recent service-learning initiative, ISKL students and community members learned about the significance of taking small steps to support forest reforestation.
ISKL alumnus, Eric Chudler has taken his passion for neuroscience from the laboratory to the small screen, winning an Emmy award along the way.
Hosted by the ISKL Cross Country teams, the fun run will support Care2Run which provides sports programs to differently-abled young people in Malaysia. Run with us!
ISKL is delighted to be the host venue for this year’s University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) information session in Kuala Lumpur.
Chris Charnitiski has just wrapped up a four-day professional development training program with ISKL’s Science Faculty.
As an international school in Malaysia, a critical part of life at The International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) is celebrating the country and school's cultural diversity.
Aqil, who studied at ISKL for eight years, has this year achieved two prestigious awards in the field of aeronautics and astronautics.
High School Service, Sustainability & Community Partnership activities for the month of August 2019.
Interning at ISKL during the long end-of-academic year holidays is a great way for ISKL alumni university students and recent graduates to gain some real-world work experience.
Students in Grades 11 and 12 are required to initiate a project in CAS that benefits individuals, communities or the environment.
Congratulations to all the students who were recognized at the end of year High School 2018-2019 International School of Kuala Lumpur Award Ceremonies.
Great work Panthers! Congratulations to ISKL students on their International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and Advanced Placement (AP) exam results.
Over the past two years we have worked together with over 50 teachers from more than 40 local schools. The experience has enriched everyone involved.
The ceremony embodied the spirit of ISKL with performances from the graduates themselves including an emotional rendition of ‘You Raise Me Up’ by the Senior Choral Ensemble.
ISKL held an official Scholarship Award Ceremony to present the 2019-2021 IB Diploma Scholarship to Malaysian students, Ms. Elayna and Mr. Hsien.
Lucky for me, my first Malaysia Week assignment was Survivor Island, accompanying Karen Palko herself. This is an awesome camp ...
“Teachers Teaching Teachers” is a homegrown idea started by Ms. Suji DeHart, ISKL’s ES Librarian in 2017 to support teachers at refugee schools in Kuala Lumpur. Read more about this inspiring initiative.
ISKL’s Grade 1 teachers have planned 26 different A-Z activities from the beginning of May through the end of the school year.
Over 2 weekends in April the ISKL community was united and excited to support the DCF by co-hosting preliminaries for The Faisal Cup,
The Malaysia Week program has grown and changed over the years, evolving into a well-oiled machine, not least without the hard work of the Middle School team
The story behind the batik print is one of inspiration and collaboration between students, parents and faculty. The idea of a batik sash was first initiated by the ISKL Parent Teacher Association (PTA) in 2011.
The learning experiences that children engage in at school during their early years can influence the development of executive functioning skills which in turn can have a lifelong impact
The Picha Project is a great example of how an impact driven enterprise is changing the lives of refugees in Malaysia by helping them rebuild their lives.
ISKL alumni & HS pupil is partaking in event: Georgina McKavanagh Jasmine Ng Jennab Zulkifly and Kenzi-Li Williams is playing for Malaysia’s public team in tourney.
The Faisal Cup was initiated to ensure that children from underprivileged backgrounds have an equal opportunity to play in a safe environment.
Access & afford these support may result in helpful changes for child, most critical aspect of early verbal intervention is parent involvement.
Deciding where to send your child to school needs to be well considered and it is natural for parents and children to be concerned about how they will fit into a new school both academically and socially, especially when the child may have little to no familiarity with the English language.
The purpose-built estate of ISKL was given by: Minister of Foreign Affairs (MY);, Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources (MY); and Dep Minister of Edu (MY).
Three tough, good sporting days, 150 athletes from global schools across region battled out on pitches of ISKL in the IASAS Rugby Boys and Touch Girls Tournament.
ISKL has won prestigious International School Leader Awards in the category Initiative for Inclusion for its unique Life-Centered Education (LCE) program
Deciding when, and where, to send your child to school is possibly one of the biggest decisions a family has to make in early childhood
ISKL has been shortlisted for the prestigious International School Leader Awards in the category Initiative for Inclusion for its unique LCE program.
Transition to Ampang campus presented unique opportunity for ISKL to create learning spaces inspire ideas, create opportunities for interaction, connectivity
It is with great pleasure that the ISKL Board announces the appointment of Mr. Rami Madani as our next Head of School.
Sharing knowledge with peers is the cornerstone of professional development ISKL was happy to have 8 reps present at the 50th Annual EARCOS held in KL this month.
ISKL’s academic program has been specifically designed to give our students the flexibility to explore options and take advantage of expanding global opportunities
ISKL is delighted to host LanguageOne Kuala Lumpur in our Ampang campus to provide Dutch language courses to children aged 2½ to 18 and the opportunity to develop their home language in a safe and enjoyable learning environment.
ISKL’s PTA President, Annie Gillis shares her insights on the benefits of getting involved in your school community.
ISKL students outstanding International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) academic results.
Director of Admissions, Julia Love shares her insights into the questions parents should be asking a prospective school.
Four ISKL teams recently competed at the KL Novel Knockout Championships.
Well done to ISKL's representatives, Tasha and Alex who came in third place at the YIS Global Stock Pitch Competition.
Listen to Mark McElroy's (Class '97) recent TEDx talk and hear how his experiences at ISKL prepared him for life as a global citizen.
ISKL is keen to providing the best learning situation possible and excited to see reaction from both faculty + students when they experience ISKL's new campus.
ISKL is one of the only international schools in Kuala Lumpur offering all elementary students access to a dedicated, in-house, full-time SLP and speech therapy.
As this year's data is analyzed, it is not a surprise to see such impressive results coming from our hard-working students.
Making reading fun and interesting is a critical component in engaging our young readers.
In February nine ISKL students headed to Siem Reap, Cambodia to assist in building two houses for local families.
Global Action Program (GAP) participants idea to keep this group of Nepali children warm during the harsh winter.
The evening was aimed at local families interested to learn more about the IB and ISKL's IB Diploma program, the longest-running such program in Malaysia.
Agency is the drive and capacity to take purposeful initiative - or even simpler - the exact opposite of helplessness.
Dr. Ramsey spent a full week with ISKL music students, teaching and sharing her knowledge culminating in the Choral Exchange music festival.
Kids 4 Kids, is a nonprofit organization where ISKL students volunteer to spend time with cancer children at the Pediatric Cancer Ward in KL Hospital.
This month, we welcome Dr. Andrea Ramsey, Scott Hickey, and Haffendi Anuar Visiting Artists in Residence at ISKL!
The SEA Forensics and Debate Tournament is the longest consecutive event hosted by ISKL
ISKL hosted the first ever ISAC Climbing Competition on Friday, November 24, 2017
Congratulations to all these students for demonstrating maturity and resilience in the face of challenging new environments.
ISKL recently enjoyed our biggest community events of the year!
Congratulations to this year's ISKL Slam team for writing well, speaking brilliantly, and representing ISKL on an international stage with grace, poise, and beauty.
Feedback from the Director and teachers are that they have gained a great deal of learning as a result of the visit.
ISKL's Grade 1 students have been working hard at writing real stories about their lives.
ISKL students earn recognition as Most Supportive School at SPCA media event.
The students gained much from experience. They learned that ordinary people could make a positive difference in their local and school communities, so it follows that they can too.
Middle and High School Art Departments had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Oscar Olivares, a young painting and illustration artist from Venezuela.
Haffendi Anuar's reputation as a distinguished Malaysian artist is on the rise.
Meet Michael Cummings, Class of 2009.
This year, 3 students scored 44, placing them in the top 1% of all IB Diploma candidates worldwide.
Beginning in September 2017 ISKL will be offering Dutch language and cultural classes on its campuses.
Friday, June 2, our community proudly recognized 134 Class of 2017 graduates from 34 countries.
The annual event recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence, dedication, and passion for academics, sports, visual and performing arts, or community service.
Performance data drives decision-making at ISKL
ISKL Melawati hosted Kuala Lumpur's Novel Knockout!
Steve Katz, Technology Coordinator at ISKL's Elementary campus, spoke to educational leaders at the Global Education Leadership Summit in Bangkok
Congratulations to Nicole, Abbernaa Dhevi, and all of our IB Scholarship Award recipients.
Michael Protomo set 1 national (Indonesian) record
The students had been learning about characters through a series of stories and this was the perfect character study.
A look inside what the INSPIRATION FUND: Artist in Residence gave to our Middle and High School students this week.
Prep Senior students from Melawati Campus took a field trip to the Grade 10 classes in High School.
The exhibition is a culmination of two years of prolonged focus to produce very creative artwork.
CAS project in the IB Diploma Program which is based on teaching the ISKL bus monitors English.
Our parents were excited to learn from our knowledgable faculty...
The festival seeks to cultivate the concert band culture in Kuala Lumpur.
The show was student directed by our own senior, Lily Casey '17, with 25 high schoolers taking part in the production.
Nadia Redza was recently nominated as Selangor's Most Promising Female Athlete.
Nadia won 6 gold medals in dominating the field in the U18 age division.
The annual Terry Fox Run was held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Melawati and Ampang campuses.
Mr. Antonio "Tony" Meloto, founder of the unique and highly successful social enterprise platform, Gawad Kalinga and its GK Enchanted Farm project, joined us with several family members to share their real life transformational experiences.
Two of our football loving students had the opportunity to participate in the Astro Supersport Football Trivia "Whiz Kids Challenge"
Famous children's book author, Marissa Moss, shared her passion for writing and Illustration at our Melawati Campus
Our ISKL community recently welcomed the Year of the Rooster with great fanfare!
ISKL Middle School Ilaria Kaharudin broke the International School Activities Conference (ISAC) swim record.
In December last year, two ISKL teams participated in a very special challenge and came up roses!
ISKL is offering two International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma scholarships to Malaysian students for its August 2017 intake.
On January 20th, both ISKL campus' had the pleasure of welcoming the US Ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir in for a visit.
Lydia Lubon, ISKL graduate Class of '96, screened her film, Operation Sumatran Rhino, made for National Geographic last Tuesday evening at ISKL.
On Wednesday, December 7, Grade 2 students picked out a series of work samples highlighting their growth over the semester to share with their parents.
The following is an English translation of a story published in the Pokhara Hotline National Daily newspaper on November 5, 2016.
Early Childhood students visit BFM Radio as part of effective communication learning unit.
ISKL's annual International Festival is a wonderful celebration of our multi-cultural diversity.
ISKL is very pleased to announce that we have two scholars acknowledged as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Our Director of Admissions, Julia Love was quoted in this edition of The PIE News (News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education)... link to the article
It was a day for our community to gain an insight into one of the biggest celebrated festivals in our host country, Malaysia.
The ISKL pass rate was 97.9% compared to 79.3% world-wide, and 89.7% in the Asia Pacific region.
Nadia contributed to the Selangor team three gold and one silver (two individual gold and one relay gold and one relay silver) as well as setting a new personal best time of 2:26.55 in 200m backstroke!
On behalf of the ISKL community, we offer our sincere condolences to Ochan, Sean and Colin.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Scholarship Award Ceremony.
ISKL was awarded the prestigious 5-Star Quality Standards Award for Private Education Institutions (SKIPS).
ISKL's Class of 2016 will leave ISKL for destinations both near and far.
Middle School students participated in the Annual Touch Tournament in Jakarta from May 13-15, 2016.
Media coverage on ISKL New Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony last Monday.
The second annual Teachers Teaching Parents coffee morning was conducted at ISKL recently.
Sarah J. Maas, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author recently visited ISKL as part of her Asian tour
Her stories conveyed messages in a light hearted, simple and entertaining way.
ISKL proudly hosted its second TEDxISKL.
ISKL's Eugenia Kwon and Diane Hare have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Cathryn returned to ISKL for this third weekend workshop.
ISKL Community came forth with their help so generously and willingly that truly we should be proud.
The award is merely a recognition for all the cumulative wonderful things that you think, you say and you do to make the world a better place each and every day.
On Friday, the ISKL Jazz Singers visited Tasputra; a day care centre for special needs and handicapped children.
The ISKL Global Action Program (GAP) provides 25 Expedition Teams hands-on opportunities to explore the physical and cultural environment of our amazing Asian neighborhood
International Fest Event brings together the ISKL community to celebrate the uniqueness of their many nationalities...
Student Council members participated in a variety of character building activities...
The purpose of the week was to build spirit, create new friendships, compete for house points and raise money for student council charities.
Well done to our under 11 basketball players who played in the ISAC Tournament recently!