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General News of Tuesday, 2 October 2018


Tema International School turns 15

Tema International School turns 15 this week and to celebrate, they are hosting a week of events to reflect on their last decade and a half, as well as thinking about the next 15 years of education and what schools may look like.

What will school education be like in 2033? This is the question the TIS family members are asking themselves as they celebrate this milestone in their history.

For the celebrations, TIS will host a series of events which started with a Health Walk on September, 8 to raise awareness on Hepatitis B, a project initiated by DP CAS students.

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, a special Anniversary Assembly, themed “The Beginning” attracted former and current staff, Alumni, students, parents and friends who shared their memories and advice to an audience that respected their history and wisdom.

An Educational Forum was subsequently held on October 1, 2018 and had educational leaders from all over the country, Geneva and Kenya to discuss the future of education.

From diving into innovations in teaching and learning to new thoughts around assessment strategies, the speakers discussed the heart of what makes a strong educational experience and how to scale that to reach as many students as possible.

October 3, 2018 which marks Founders’ Day, will have students and staff celebrate and reflect on international mindedness.

Teachers’ Day there will be a special appreciation for teachers on October 5, 2018.

The highlight of the celebrations which is the Grand Durbar will be held on October 6, 2018 followed by a Thanksgiving Service on October 7, 2018.

However, the curtains will close with the Adaptation of Beauty and the Beast at the National Theatre on November 23, 2018.

TIS was founded in October 2003 by Mr. & Mrs. Alphonse Ayite Adjavon with a vision of creating a world-class, international-minded, service-oriented institution that would create the ethical citizens that Ghana requires to progress. Students who come to the boarding school go through the IGSCE, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme before going on to tertiary institutions in Ghana and beyond.

TIS is a great family school looking to improve the standard of education in Ghana and is proud to be celebrating 15 years of excellence.

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