ISKL official blog

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.



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Run With Us!

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!

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E.sperimenti - It’s all in the name

Each year, one of the IASAS schools hosts a High School Dance Exchange which brings our student dance community together for a series of dance workshops and collaboration opportunities. This year, 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 to work with our students.

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Teachers’ Insights on Next Generation Science Standards Workshop

Chris Charnitski is a Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Introduction for Educators facilitator at the AERO Summer Institute in Virginia and has more than 20 years’ experience as a life science teacher.  Recently, 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 about the NGSS workshops.

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Teachers Teaching Teachers

“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. Since then the program has evolved into fortnightly workshops with ISKL teachers teaching up to 40 teachers at a time.  Read more about this inspiring initiative.

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Grade 1 A-Z Countdown

ISKL’s Grade 1 teachers have planned 26 different A-Z activities from the beginning of May through the end of the school year. The activities align with the educational objectives of the Grade 1 team and are engineered to include key learning goals: numeracy, literacy and social thinking.

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What's in a community?

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.

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