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News image How we help our non-English speaking students master writing at Northbridge - How we help our non-English speaking students master writing at Northbridge Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
How we help our non-English speaking students master writing at Northbridge

Learning a new language can be tough, especially when the alphabet is completely different from your own. For our young students at Northbridge International School Cambodia here in Phnom Penh, most of them from Khmer or non-English backgrounds, mastering the orientation of English letters can be a real challenge. That is where the Kaligo Handwriting app comes in.

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News image How learning Design at Northbridge sets up students for success in all walks of life - How learning Design at Northbridge sets up students for success in all walks of life Blog | Educational Insights | Secondary
How learning Design at Northbridge sets up students for success in all walks of life

Design is a popular subject at Northbridge International School Cambodia. Classes at our campus in Phnom Penh are usually buzzing with students tackling exciting challenges and showcasing their creativity. Often, you’ll see students opting to work on projects during breaks and after school. Senior leadership also recognises the subject’s value.

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News image The crucial 14 weeks: Setting the stage for a stellar IB Extended Essay (EE) at Northbridge - The crucial 14 weeks setting the stage for a stellar IB Extended Essay at Northbridge Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Parent Advice
The crucial 14 weeks: Setting the stage for a stellar IB Extended Essay at Northbridge

The next 14 weeks are a critical juncture for Northbridge International School Cambodia Grade 11 IB Extended Essay (EE) students who have completed their first interaction with their supervisors.

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News image A parent guide to navigating the major transition from Primary to Secondary at Northbridge - A parent guide to navigating the major transition from Primary to Secondary at Northbridge Blog | Primary | Parent Advice | Educational Insights
A parent guide to navigating the major transition from Primary to Secondary at Northbridge

As the academic year ends at Northbridge International School Cambodia and other schools in Phnom Penh, many students and parents are bracing themselves for one of the most significant transitions in a child's educational journey – the leap from Grade 5 to Grade 6.

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News image Why Northbridge develops metacognitive capabilities in students to prepare them for their future - Why Northbridge develops metacognitive capabilities in students to prepare them for their future Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
Why Northbridge develops metacognitive capabilities in students to prepare them for their future

A key component of modern teaching, including here at Northbridge International School Cambodia, involves the development of metacognitive capabilities in students. In simple terms, this means that we seek to build our student’s awareness of their own thinking and learning processes. 

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News image Why Northbridge believes professional development leads to world-class educators - Why Northbridge believes professional development leads to world-class educators Blog | King's College London | Teacher Stories | Educational Insights
Why Northbridge believes professional development leads to world-class educators
When I initially learned about the Masters in International Education, offered by Kings College, London, in collaboration with Northbridge International School Cambodia via Nord Anglia Education, a wave of excitement rushed through me!
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News image How we're empowering our Northbridge Primary students through academic rigour - How we are empowering our Northbridge Primary students through academic rigour Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
How we're empowering our Northbridge Primary students through academic rigour

In the Primary section of Northbridge International School Cambodia we are steadfast in our commitment to providing the highest quality education for our students. As Head of Primary, I am thrilled to share with you our ongoing efforts to enhance academic rigor and support our students in achieving their maximum potential.

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News image At Northbridge we know that a lifelong love for reading starts at home - At Northbridge we know that a lifelong love for reading starts at home Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights
At Northbridge we know that a lifelong love for reading starts at home
At Northbridge International School Cambodia we are proud of our commitment to literacy across the school. A fundamental cornerstone of literacy is establishing a strong and healthy reading community.
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News image Northbridge student artists engage with feedback and self-expression at IBDP Visual Arts Exhibition - Northbridge student artists engage with feedback and self-expression at IBDP Visual Arts Exhibition Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Student Work and Success
Northbridge student artists engage with feedback and self-expression at IBDP Visual Arts Exhibition

We recently held our annual IBDP Visual Arts exhibition here at Northbridge International School Cambodia. Grade 12 students displayed the work they have been diligently producing over the course of the diploma programme in the Auditorium.

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News image At Northbridge we believe that embracing inclusion and diversity is essential for student success - At Northbridge we believe that embracing inclusion and diversity is essential for student success Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
At Northbridge we believe that embracing inclusion and diversity is essential for student success

In today's diverse and dynamic world, embracing inclusion and diversity in education is essential for nurturing student success and creating a supportive learning environment where every child can thrive. At Northbridge International School Cambodia, our Primary school is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity that celebrates each student's unique strengths and differences.

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News image The MYP Personal Project showcases how Northbridge students take ownership of their learning - The MYP Personal Project showcases how Northbridge students take ownership of their learning Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Student Work and Success
The MYP Personal Project showcases how Northbridge students take ownership of their learning

Recently, Northbridge International School Cambodia Grade 10 students presented the outcome of their learning journeys at the Middle Years Programme (MYP) Personal Project showcase event. The event is a significant marker in the education of all MYP students as they draw on the knowledge and skills gained throughout the five-year program with an eye on the next step in their journey - the Diploma Programme (DP).

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News image Why Northbridge is expanding our Bring Your Own Device programme to Grades 1-3 - Why Northbridge is expanding our Bring Your Own Device programme to Grades 1 to 3 Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
Why Northbridge is expanding our Bring Your Own Device programme to Grades 1-3
I am writing to share an exciting development regarding the integration of technology at Northbridge International School Cambodia. After careful consideration and analysis, we have made the decision to expand our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programme, which currently includes Grades 4 and 5, to now include all grades from Grade 1 to Grade 5. 
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News image Why success in mathematics at Northbridge is a collaborative effort between teachers, students and parents - Why success in mathematics at Northbridge is a collaborative effort between teachers and parents Blog | Secondary | Insight and Advice | Educational Insights
Why success in mathematics at Northbridge is a collaborative effort between teachers, students and parents

This week has been an exciting week for those of us interested in mathematics education at Northbridge International School Cambodia. We were honored to host educators not only from neighboring schools but also from across international borders for the Southeast Asia Maths Conference featuring Liz Gibbs. 

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News image Understanding the importance of higher thinking skills at schools like Northbridge - Understanding the importance of higher thinking skills at schools like Northbridge Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Global Education
Understanding the importance of higher thinking skills at schools like Northbridge

The world is changing, and so are educational philosophies at schools like Northbridge International School Cambodia. In the past (and in schools of lower quality today), schools were focused only on teaching knowledge and hard facts – trigonometry, electron shell configurations, important historical dates, etc., with the goal of passing standardized tests.

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News image Northbridge teachers join world's best at Vietnam conference exploring the future of education - Northbridge teachers join worlds best at Vietnam conference exploring the future of education News | Global Education | Educational Insights | Teacher Stories
Northbridge teachers join world's best at Vietnam conference exploring the future of education
From 2-5 March 2024, more than 200 international educators from 15 countries around the globe, including from Northbridge International School Cambodia, are descending on Hanoi, Vietnam to innovate, problem solve and brainstorm at one of the world’s largest academic conferences
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News image Why Theory of Knowledge is a transformative subject that prepares Northbridge students for the world - Why Theory of Knowledge is a transformative subject that prepares Northbridge students for the world Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Parent Advice
Why Theory of Knowledge is a transformative subject that prepares Northbridge students for the world

Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is a unique subject that not only equips Northbridge International School Cambodia students with critical thinking skills but also fosters a deeper understanding of the world around them. As parents, you play a crucial role in supporting your child's education and helping them make informed choices. 

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News image Northbridge celebrates cultural diversity and multilingualism at International Mother Language Day - Northbridge celebrates cultural diversity and multilingualism at International Mother Language Day Blog | Primary | Educational Insights | School Activities
Northbridge celebrates cultural diversity and multilingualism at International Mother Language Day

Held every year on 21 February, International Mother Language Day is observed worldwide - including here at Northbridge International School Cambodia - to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The theme for this year is “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning.”

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News image How metacognition in the Northbridge classroom leads to creative and resilient global citizens - How metacognition in the Northbridge classroom leads to creative and resilient global citizens Blog | Secondary | Educational Insights | Global Education | Featured
How metacognition in the Northbridge classroom leads to creative and resilient global citizens

As parents, we all want the very best for our children and their education. We strive to provide them with the tools and strategies that will empower them to navigate the challenges of learning and excel in their academic endeavors. Nevertheless, to thrive in life and prepare them for an uncertain future, it is imperative that Northbridge International School Cambodia students acquire knowledge beyond mere academics.

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News image Northbridge Grade 5 embrace the end of Primary with the PYP Exhibition - Northbridge Grade 5 embrace the end of Primary with the PYP Exhibition Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
Northbridge Grade 5 embrace the end of Primary with the PYP Exhibition
The PYP Exhibition is a culminating project in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students in Grade 5 at Northbridge International School Cambodia. It provides an opportunity for students to put into practice the essential elements of the PYP and demonstrate their understanding of the key concepts, trans-disciplinary skills, and attitudes they have developed throughout their Primary years.
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News image Northbridge Primary introduces acclaimed program to improve reading and writing - Northbridge Primary introduces acclaimed program to improve reading and writing skills Blog | Primary | Educational Insights
Northbridge Primary introduces acclaimed program to improve reading and writing

Northbridge International School Cambodia has embraced a program in Early Learning to Grade Two that focuses on those first steps to reading – unlocking the phonetic code to the English language. Teachers and Teaching Assistants in Early Learning 4 , KG, Grade One and Grade Two are working with students every day for up to 30 minutes to develop student’s decoding skills. These skills are foundational to the reading process.

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