Posts by matthias

Head of School

Recruitment Season

Good schools need good teachers. However, the challenge is that teacher supply presents a significant challenge for the international sector. In a 2021 COBIS research project on Teacher Supply in British International Schools delivered in…
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In-House

Semester 1 Report Cards

At the FIS, report cards are published twice a year, at the end of each semester. As we near the end of Semester 1, all teachers are currently busy reviewing their records and assessments ready…
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Primary

Grade 2 IPC Unit: Inventions

The Grade 2 students introduced a provocation to spark curiosity for the start of their new IPC unit “Inventions.” A provocation is used to ignite and encourage student learning and better prepare them for the…
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Secondary

Grade 11 Extended Essay Season

While Grade 12 are completing their final reflections and looking forward to their Extended Essay Celebration next month, Grade 11 are at the beginning of their Extended Essay (EE) journey. Following the EE launch in…
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Portraits

Priyankha Kamalakannan, Grade 7

“In Grade 1 I started working on a small writing project which ended up as a laminated sample in the school library. In Grade 2 I printed my next writing project and shared it with…
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Sports

Teachers Volleyball Tournament in Erlangen

Shortly before the Winter Break, our PHE teachers represented the FIS at the Erlangen Teachers Christmas Volleyball Tournament. There were a total of 16 teacher teams from schools all around Erlangen. This year’s tournament was…
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Head of School

Happy New Year

A very warm welcome to the New Year, 2023. I hope you all had a wonderful winter break and a relaxing time with your family and friends. Whatever is lying ahead of you, may the…
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Sports

Registration – Swimming Semester 2

The online registration for the second semester Swimming will open on Monday, January 16 at 17:00 and close on Friday, January 20 at 09:00. To register your child to participate in the swimming program from…
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Portraits

Olaf Stefansson, FIS Parent

“I’ve been a sports player since I was five years old, but I really took a liking to handball at 16. By 19 years, I was playing for the national team in Iceland, and in…
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