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This 3rd campus for OWIS in Singapore, which offers International Baccalaureate curriculum, has enrollment capacity of 1500 students from Preschool to Grade 12, and will commence classes from 2023.

 

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 21 January 2021 – One World International School (OWIS), which has
established itself as one of the
fastest-growing IB schools in Asia, has announced plans to launch a brand new
campus in Singapore amid high demand.

One World International School to launch new, fully Digital Campus in Punggol

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The new
OWIS Punggol Digital Campus will begin construction in the next 2 months and is
scheduled to be completed by end of 2022. The Digital Campus will offer
International Baccalaureate curriculum to international students in the K-12
sector at a moderate fee point regulated by the Economic Development Board
(EDB) of Singapore.

 

The new
campus, which has received all regulatory approvals and is scheduled to
commence operations in 2023, is designed to accommodate 1,500 new students from
Preschool to IB Year 2 (Grade 12). It will have a built-up Gross Floor Area of
20,000 sq meters, and many other facilities for the holistic development of
students.

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“Our
education philosophy believes in the mindful use of technology, underpinned by
values of kindness, and aims to provide holistic education to students to
encourage them to be open-minded, global learners,” said Mr Julian Whiteley,
Advisory Board Member of Global Schools Foundation (GSF) which is the parent
body of OWIS. “This model promotes creativity and collaboration among students
in a tech-savvy environment that will play a key role in their learning
journey,” added Mr Whiteley, an educationist who was the former CEO of UWCSEA
and has extensive experience in the sector.

 

OWIS
provides international education to students in a values-driven programme
underpinned by Kindness. It has two other campuses in Singapore, one in the
west called Nanyang Campus and one in the city area called Mountbatten campus,
where 1500 students of 70 different nationalities study.

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The new
campus will be a state-of-the-art premises which will incorporate latest
approaches to Digital pedagogy in its design, aimed at providing accelerated
learning to students. Mindful use of technology alongside personalised learning
systems will promote creativity and collaboration among students allowing them
to play a key part in their own learning and are encouraging them to be
inquisitive.

The new
campus facilities will include fully digital classrooms, skills and art
studios, sports stadium, libraries, multipurpose halls, fully-equipped indoor
and outdoor auditoriums. Multidisciplinary laboratories and science labs will
also be included to impart the latest knowledge on robotics, Artificial
Intelligence, IT, Innovation, Design Technology etc on students. It will also
incorporate performance analytics in its pedagogical offerings to benefit
students academically as well as in their extracurricular pursuits.

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Besides
state-of-the-art technology, the OWIS Punggol Digital Campus will be
environmentally friendly, with emphasis on making good use of natural light and
breeze, as well as investing in renewable energy for reduced carbon footprint.
School design also includes large pockets of green for learning and play.

 

Sports
facilities will include indoor and outdoor arenas, a fully-equipped gym, a
200-metre running track, a stadium grandstand, outdoor basketball courts,
adventure parks, and a multi-purpose hall for six badminton courts, 2 indoor
basketball courts — all fitted with TV screens, videos and projectors.

 

Students
will enjoy highest safety standards with Its safety and security features will
include attendance via facial recognition, digital access controls for
campus-wide facilities, and cashless transactions at book shops and cafes.

 

“We
believe the schools have to adapt to the needs of Generation Alpha who are
heavily device dependent and impart them with skills to learn that will be
relevant for the next 20 years. Our new campus will enrich students to overcome
challenges of the future,” said Kotaro Tamura, Advisory Board Member of GSF.

About One World International School (OWIS Punggol Digital Campus)

One World
International School, one of the fastest-growing international schools in Asia,
offers high-quality international education in a nurturing multicultural
environment. OWIS Punggol Digital Campus aims to develop independent,
inquiring, lifelong learners, while fostering internationally-minded
individuals within the school and wider community.

 

OWIS is
part of the Global Schools Foundation (GSF), which is headquartered in
Singapore, is the fastest growing international school in South East Asia. It
has been selected by Enterprise Singapore to be part of its prestigious Scale
Up Singapore program, which offers support to promising local companies for
global expansion.

 

GSF was
founded in 2002 to serve the global communities with high quality and moderate
fee education, and a mission to cultivate and nurture young minds into future
global leaders.


For more information on OWIS Punggol Digital Campus, please visit

https://www.owis.org/punggol-2023

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