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PREPARING 21ST CENTURY STUDENTS FOR A GLOBAL SOCIETY

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Experience 21st Century Learning!

6 & 12 December 2020, Sunday & Saturday

At UCSI International School Kuala Lumpur, we aim to develop global citizens and inspire future leaders by providing a world-class, 21st century education.

Join our FB Live session with our Principal, Philip McCormick, together with our teachers, Chris Edmunds & Matt Atlas, as they address several interesting topics including coping with an international curriculum, developing 21st century skills through Apple education, and developing personal growth through co-curricular activities.

Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ucsischoolkl

Meet Our Principal

Philip McCormick will be joining UCSI as the Founding Principal of UCSI International School (UIS) Kuala Lumpur. Previously, Philip was attached to another international school for two years. Throughout his career, he has over 16 years of international school experience that includes six years of school leadership. Philip holds an Honours degree in History and Politics from University College Dublin and a PGCE in History from Cambridge University. He then obtained his Masters in Educational Leadership to enhance his leadership skills. Currently, Philip is pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Philip’s focus for UIS Kuala Lumpur includes excellent academic standards, transparent structures, cutting-edge technologies, character education in the classroom as well as developing a school culture that focuses on positive teacher-student relationships. Additionally, Philip is very keen to build a positive relationship with the parents during this exciting educational journey to ensure that the school can grow forward.


Outside of school, Philip is married and has a beautiful daughter. He also enjoys spending time with his family, reading historical fiction, walking, and an occasional round of golf.



Dear Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to UIS Kuala Lumpur and thank you for taking the time to visit our website.

It is my pleasure to introduce this new and exciting school to you that aims to prepare students for the 21st century global society.

Academic success is a key priority. Thus, the combination of Cambridge International Curriculum (British-based Curriculum) and International Primary Curriculum during the primary/elementary school will lay the foundations for Secondary School and the rigorous Cambridge IGCSE exams.

Furthermore, we will integrate technology as well as IT skills into the curriculum and CCA programme to ensure our students have the skills to succeed in the fast-paced development of the 21st century.

Additionally, we equip students with character virtues, values, and practical wisdom to be able to make a positive difference to their communities and the world around them. Although success is important, the journey to achieve their goal is also vital. Therefore, we aim to develop high achieving students with virtues such as integrity, honesty and empathy.

This website will give you a glimpse of the exciting school and CCA programme that we offer. We hope it encourages you to make contact and come to visit us! Our doors are open, and we are happy to assist and answer all of your questions.

A successful school is a partnership between teachers, students and parents. I look forward to helping this partnership grow and develop over the coming years.

Yours sincerely,

Philip McCormick

Meet Our Teachers

At UCSI International School Kuala Lumpur, besides establishing a strong focus on academics, we believe a teacher’s role extends beyond preparing students for an exam. Our students will also develop character, global awareness, and important 21st century skills needed to become successful citizens in
today’s world.

Wish to learn more about our school’s teaching and learning approaches?
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Integrating 21st Century Skills into Core Curriculums

While maintaining a strong focus on core curriculum which includes British school curriculum with Cambridge IGCSE and International Primary Curriculum, we aim to complement the formal curriculum with a series of CCAs which students’ experiences form a cornerstone of their holistic education for the 21st century. The rapid advancement of technological innovations, global competition, and a push towards a knowledge-based economy require that our students learn to have a repertoire of soft and hard skills to enable them to succeed in a future economy that is still in the making. Through our unique CCA experiences, our students can exhibit soft skills like creativity, leadership abilities, teamwork, flexibility, communication skills, resilience and an enterprising spirit that will enable them to stay relevant for the future.

Beyond and within the curriculum and classroom, our Schools focus on eight critical characteristics in our learning content and experiences which is supported by education technology (Edtech) including VR, AR, 3D printing and robotics amongst others.

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Our Eight Critical Characteristics

A School Supported By Apple Education

Supported by Apple’s technology, teaching tools and education resources including creativity and coding curricula, UIS KL aims to transform primary and secondary education systems in order to prepare the next generation of the ever-changing 21st Century!

Everyone Can Create

We teach students to develop and communicate ideas through Video, Photography, Music, and Drawing. They help ignite creativity by giving teachers fun and meaningful ways to bring these skills into any lesson, at any grade level.

Everyone Can Code

Through this curriculum, we will guide students through Swift Playgrounds, an app that teaches coding for kids through a world of interactive puzzles and playful characters, while introducing coding in the same language used by professional app developers.

Experience Our Virtual School Tour!

Follow our teacher, Ms. Amy Lovestrand, as she brings you on a virtual journey of our campus, featuring a wide-range of facilities such as interactive-learning classrooms, swimming pool, grand ballroom and multi-purpose sports court! Our purpose-built campus is designed to enhance our student’s learning experience, while creating a safe and exciting space for students to enjoy and develop their growth.

 

Enjoy a Wide Range of Co-Curriculum Activities (CCAs)

At UIS KL, we believe that CCAs are an essential part of your child’s education. Through our wide range of CCA offerings, your child will be able to further develop their well-being by enhancing their communication skills, leadership skills, and improve teamwork with other students. CCAs will be offered 3 times a week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday), from 3.30pm-4.30pm.

Primary Years CCA Offerings

Secondary Years CCA Offerings

UCSI International School (IPC & Cambridge IGCSE)

Primary Level (Years 1-6)

The IPC programme is a comprehensive, thematic, creative curriculum with a clear process of learning and with specific learning goals for every subject, for international mindedness and for personal learning. These learning goals include:


  • Subject Goals: The IPC subjects include Information & Computing Technology, History, Geography, Music, Physical Education, and Art. All have the objective to cover the knowledge, skills and understanding relating to the subjects studied.
  • International Goals: Each thematic IPC unit includes an international aspect with the goal to develop a sense of international mindedness in the students.
  • Personal Goals: Students will develop 7 personal learning goals as part of the leaning tasks for each IPC unit. These are: enquiry, resilience, morality, communication, thoughtfulness, cooperation, respect and adaptability.

Beyond IPC, the Cambridge Curriculum will be used for English, Mathematics and Science. Mandarin will also be taught throughout the school. The curriculum sets clear learning objectives and focuses on developing knowledge and skills in all of the subjects, providing an excellent foundation for the next stage of education.

Secondary Level (Years 7-11)

The Secondary School curriculum is divided into two stages: Cambridge Secondary (Year 7-9) and Cambridge IGCSE (Year 10-11). Years 7- 9 is designed to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum of:

  • 1st Language: English
  • 2nd Language: Mandarin/Spanish
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • ICT (coding and design)
  • Humanities
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Drama
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Music

In Years 10 and 11, students will follow the two-year IGCSE exam curriculum, consisting of the below subject selection:

  • 1st Language: English
  • 2nd Language: Mandarin/Spanish
  • International Mathematics
  • Coordinated Science
  • Computer Science
  • History & Geography
  • Business Studies
  • Art
  • Physical Education
  • Drama
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Music

The Cambridge IGCSE examinations create a direct pathway to A-Levels, and helps improve performance by developing skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:

  • Intellectual Enquiry
  • Working and Communicating in English
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Flexibility and responsiveness towards change
  • A Wide and Balanced Variety of Subjects
  • Applying knowledge and understanding in different situations
  • Influencing Outcomes

Additionally, the Cambridge syllabus will develop learners who are:

  • confident in working with information & ideas – their own and others'
  • responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
  • reflective towards their own learning and actions
  • innovative and empowered to handle 21st century challenges
  • engaged intellectually and socially, and prepared to make a difference.

*IGCSE subjects stated above are offered for the Academic Year 2020/2021. Subjects offered may change or expand in the following academic year.


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