With so many well-established players within the education sector in Singapore, it is great that Stamford has earned this award after just four years of operation.
Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) October 17, 2013
Stamford American International School (Stamford) has won the award for Education and Training Excellence at the 14th Annual Business Awards organized by the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore (BritCham).
According to BritCham, the award recognizes outstanding achievement across the various sectors where British, Singaporean and other international businesses are active within the Singapore business community.
This year's Education and Training Excellence Award was judged by one of the world's leading experts on education, Professor Arnaud De Meyer, the President of the Singapore Management University and the former Director of Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge.
Mr. Malcolm Kay, Superintendent of Stamford, said the award recognizes the impact Stamford has had on the international education scene in Singapore.
"With so many well-established players within the education sector in Singapore, it is great that Stamford has earned this award after just four years of operation."
"Stamford has consistently set new benchmarks for education since the school opened – starting with our new $300 million campus at Upper Serangoon Road, the most advanced Kindergarten to Grade 12 learning environment ever built."
"We have also announced the world's first Innovation Center in a high school for 2014 - a place where students and business leaders come together to solve problems, generate ideas and create intellectual property."
"This award is a great encouragement to the team at Stamford and confirms we are on the right track," Mr. Kay said. “We’re excited to continue to advance the school and bring the best school experience to our students.
Stamford American International School (Stamford) is the new benchmark for excellence in international education in Singapore. With its experienced team of educators, cutting-edge facilities and rich cultural diversity, there is no better way to prepare students for a competitive and fast changing world.
Stamford’s academic curriculum prepares students for entry into the world’s top universities. Stamford will be the first school in Singapore to offer students both the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and the American High School Diploma – giving students an international experience with an American foundation. Stamford also excels in the teaching of languages offering Mandarin and Spanish classes on a daily basis, beginning when students are as young as 2 years old.
Stamford’s new $300 million campus at Upper Serangoon Road is the most advanced Kindergarten to Grade 12 learning environment ever built. The new facility features state of the art technology and facilities that establish it as the new benchmark for international schools around the world.
At a cost of $300 million, the campus is the largest investment in a Kindergarten to Grade 12 education facility anywhere in the region, and a major economic injection into the Singapore economy. The new campus is designed to be the perfect environment for preparing children for careers in the 21st century.
Key features of the campus include:
- iLEarn - Singapore’s first interactive learning environment where guest lecturers and teachers from around the world can interact with students.
- Singapore’s first 1 to 1 iPad program for Kindergarten 2 to Grade 5, & MacBooks for Secondary School students.
- A 21st century Learning Resource & Media Center - beyond the traditional library, this center is up to date with the latest traditional as well as technological resources.
- State of the art science wing and computer laboratories.
- Comprehensive art facilities.
- World-class sporting facilities.
- Specially designed Early Years/Nursery facilities.
- Electronic security system.