Senior Management

"I believe in the African proverb, 'It takes a village to raise a child'. SIM IA's boarding school is that 'village' community that will raise young students to become our future leaders, providing close mentorship and fellowship in a unique environment that we can call family." READ MORE  
Wang Li-Sa Assistant Principal, Student Development
"Education is about inspiring hearts and minds to have a sense of wonderment of what is around them. It is about building resilient, caring and purposeful relationships in a global community and discovering strengths, talents and an innovative spirit in a future-ready environment. It is about making it all happen together." READ MORE  
Suriyani Assistant Principal, Academic

Languages and Literature

"Language and literature create worlds, not just the imaginative ones in our heads, but the real ones wherein we live, love and strive. " READ MORE  
Mark Rozells Head of Department, Languages & Literature
"Service-Learning is borderless learning with the intent to provide meaningful service to the community. It brings students into the real world where learning becomes authentic, relevant and is applied with as much thought as humility." READ MORE  
Darrell Foo Teacher, English and Literature
"“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.”—Nelson Mandela" READ MORE  
Oei Giok Liong Teacher, Chinese Language
""There is a time when a person’s hunger for knowledge is stronger than his/her hunger for food. A teacher tries to stir up that hunger.”" READ MORE  
Gabriel Tan Teacher, English Language
"“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.” " READ MORE  
Stuart Wayne Akers Jr Teacher, English Language
""How do we prepare our students for an increasingly complex world? We don’t have all the answers - but I believe in nurturing critical thinking, openness and respect for different perspectives, and a commitment to social justice - so that one day, our students will find the answers they need."" READ MORE  
Lisa Lee Teacher, Global Perspectives and Research and English Language
"You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream - C.S.Lewis" READ MORE  
Lim Siow Wui Head of Department, Technology and PhysicsTeacher, Chinese Language
"Literature and the Humanities are not merely academic subjects studied in school. They educate an individual, instilling in him/her empathy, independence, and a critical mind. Above all, studying Literature and the Humanities enables one to learn what it means to be a good human being." READ MORE  
Chew Yi Wei Teacher, English Language and Literature

Mathematics

"To succeed in this information-based and technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to levels way beyond what was acceptable in the past." READ MORE  
Lim Bock Boon Head of Department, Mathematics
"Mathematics is the underpinning of many disciplines. Aside from its technicalities and descriptive nature, the learning of it develops mental tenacity, a key towards the goal of subsequent ethical applications." READ MORE  
Chee Chian Fai (Kenneth) Teacher, Mathematics
"The primary aim of mathematics teaching should be to teach young people to think through problem-solving. – George Polya" READ MORE  
Lim Pow Lee Teacher, Mathematics
"Trust the Process" READ MORE  
Felicia Tan Teacher, Mathematics

Technology & Physics

"In this immense material and immaterial universe I wonder and wander." READ MORE  
Yeow Kok Han Teacher, Technology and Physics
"Technological competency is an integral part of learning for our 21st century learners. It is an important skillset that both supports and enhances the cognitive development of a learner and helps them to make sense of a connected world. Embrace IT and empower by IT. " READ MORE  
Tay Seow Heong Head of Department, Technology and Physics

Sports Science

"The little things count. Fix the small details. The success in everything will fall in place eventually." READ MORE  
Romi Bin Musa Subject Head, Sports Science
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." READ MORE  
Jacqueline Sng Teacher of Physical Education

Student Development

"The best educators I know teach students, not subjects and they actively nurture life enhancing qualities like resilience, teamwork and compassion." READ MORE  
Khairol Hisham Head of Department, Student Development

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