• Nov 19, 2014, Saigon: Singapore International School in Saigon South Holds Career Day

    29 January 2015
    Year 9 to 11 students and their parents at Singapore International School in Saigon South (known as SIS@Saigon South), recently attended a career day event titled “Your Pathway, Your Future”. The event provided updates on three pathways, including the Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) program, that SIS students can take after the completion of the IGCSE. [...]
  • Second GAC New Directors of Studies Workshop held in Shanghai with increased participation

    09 December 2014
    Nov 15, 16, Shanghai: More than 60 new GAC Directors of Studies (DoSs) from all over China benefitted from the experience of current DoSs and regional academic staff at the second GAC DoS Workshop held this month.    Participants at the 2014 New GAC DoS Workshop Held at the Holiday Inn Shanghai in Pudong, the [...]
  • AlphaMax GAC graduate achieves a first for Suriname: A perfect GAC GPA of 4.0

    05 December 2014
    June 28, 2014: Dux of AlphaMax Academy, Reann Kersenhout, has achieved a GAC GPA of 4.0 and the honour of being the first GAC student in Suriname to gain a perfect score. Reann was awarded her Certificate along with a Certificate of Achievement and a Scholarship Award from AES at the school’s graduation ceremony this [...]
  • AES’ Second Biannual Education Seminar Assists Indonesian Educators with Curriculum Change

    02 December 2014
    Nov 15, 2014, Surabaya: Led by the success of the first education seminar in 2012, AES this month held a second Education Seminar at Grand City Mall, Surabaya to address the important transition that Indonesian schools are currently facing. A major curriculum revamp in 2013 by the Indonesian government has been causing a stir believed to stem from [...]
  • 10th ACT National Youth English Proficiency Demonstration and Communication Show

    17 September 2014
    Junior High winner Qichen Dai from Qingdao, Shandong Shanghai, August 12th, 2014: The 10th ‘ACT National Youth English Proficiency Demonstration and Communication Show’ successfully concluded with 440 finalists from 20 regions of China competing in the grand finale. Natasha Grokh, Vice Consul of the US Consulate General, Shanghai, and Yuan Liu, Senior Commercial Specialist of [...]
  • First Jakarta joint ACT Test Center/GAC Center at Penabur International School

    17 September 2014
    17th September, Jakarta: Penabur International School – Tanjung Duren campus in Jakarta has been appointed an ACT test center. Penabur International is the third GAC school to be recognized as an ACT test center in Indonesia, along with Sekolah Kristen Terang Bangsa in Semarang and Budi Mulia Dua International School in Yogyakarta. It is the first GAC school in [...]
  • BPK Penabur Bogor becomes the third Penabur National Plus school to join the GAC program

    02 September 2014
    July 10, 2014, Sentul City, West Java: BPK Penabur Bogor became the third Penabur school along with two Jakarta-based schools (Tanjung Duren and Kelapa Gading campuses) to run the GAC program. In a signing ceremony at its Bogor campus, Rev. Darwin Darmawan, Acting Head of School Foundation, signed an agreement with AES’ General Manager, Gaye [...]
  • GAC students bounce back better than other international students, according to research from Iowa State University

    07 August 2014
    July 23 to 25, 2014, Chicago: A study at Iowa State University has found that GAC students have a tendency to ‘bounce back’ from Semester 1 culture shock better than the average international student in the United States.   GAC students at Iowa State University also achieve an above-average GPA and a shorter than average [...]
  • 29 July, Bangkok: GAC 3 Graduation Ceremony in Thailand’s Sarasas Ektra School

    29 July 2014
    Saturday the 19th July, 2014 saw the culmination of three years of hard work for the students of Sarasas Ektra School GAC ‘3’, as they received their International Global Assessment Certificates from the school Director, Mr. Pisut Yongkamol. Mr. Noppanut Nopchamnan and Mr. Nutthapol Tangserisuk who both achieved a GPA of 4.0 throughout all three [...]
  • GAC celebrates graduations at two Sierra Nevada campuses – San Mateo and Interlomas

    25 July 2014
    Mexico City, 21 June, 2014: Escuela Sierra Nevada (ESN) Interlomas has graduated its first group of 62 High School GAC graduates at a graduation ceremony while its sister campus ESN San Mateo celebrated the graduation of their third GAC cohort – of 14 students. Both schools are located in Mexico City. Nine of the 62 graduates [...]