On Thursday 30 September 2021, GESS students elected their new Student Council President and Deputy Student President. Laura Maurer-Stroh (E-10A) emerged successfully from the elections as the Student Council President for the academic year 2021/22 and Toan David Huynh Ngoc (G-11B) was elected to be the Deputy Student Council President.
Please introduce yourself to our GESS community. I am Barbara Beckhaus. From the beginning of 1972 until spring of 1975, I, together with an American teacher, Mrs. Ramona Smith, designed the teaching framework and developed the methodological and didactic concept of the newly founded German School Singapore. From February 1973,
GESS is a not-for-profit community school founded in 1971 by dedicated parents. It still owes its success and growth to the many parents who volunteer their time to school life. For over 5 decades, the volunteers of the School Association Board have made and continue to make strategic decisions for
Mr. Stephen Clark joined GESS in August 1987 and has taught generations of GESS students in his 34 years as a teacher here. When he joined GESS, the school was still called Deutsche Schule Singapur and was a small school – there were no more than 26 teachers back then
What is early literacy? In my many years of being an early childhood and adult educator, I have believed that early literacy is a social and cultural process. It does not evolve naturally in isolation and in independence but is shaped by social processes. In preschool, children are helped to
Name Jürgen Dela Cruz Hermann Time at GESS 2000-2013 Graduation 2013 What has your learning journey been like after GESS? After graduating from GESS in June, I went to prepare for my National Service in Singapore which started in September 2013 and ended in September 2015. After which, I moved
The academic year was wrapping up and it was the eve of the last day of school. 5 students across primary and secondary school had one more thing on their calendar before summer break would commence. They logged into Zoom with eager anticipation, and prepared with their questions for Mr.
The GESS teaching faculty is growing with new additions of teachers, from all around the globe, who have made the decision to be part of our vision and work. It goes without saying that teachers are an integral part of any school so we are very much delighted to have
What is early literacy? In my many years of being an early childhood and adult educator, I have believed that early literacy is a social
Name Jürgen Dela Cruz Hermann Time at GESS 2000-2013 Graduation 2013 What has your learning journey been like after GESS? After graduating from GESS in