The International School of Kuala Lumpur or ISKL.
This is a private and non-profit institution, governed by parents and accredited through WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). There are no shareholders and no dividends are paid out. The education of children is their only task.
The school starts from prep reception or pre-school, as young as 3 years of age, to High School, followed by the International Baccalaureate diploma, as well as Advanced Placement or AP courses. Children of expatriates that are in Kuala Lumpur and residents thereof, as well as Malaysian students are all welcome to study there.
ISKL provides academic Malaysian students and expatriate children, excellent opportunities to achieve their scholastic goals. There is a diverse population of approximately 1600 students from over 60 nations, who attend the International School of Kuala Lumpur. The courses provided at this institution promote cultural and historical appreciation of the many different global populations. Social and moral development of the students is also greatly emphasized.
The mission of the school challenges the student to grow and develop skills and attitudes to become responsible and successful global citizens, no matter what the future brings into their young lives. The vision of the school motivates curiosity, stimulates a culture of learning which in turn encourages inspiration and the need to take action to make a better society.
The International Baccalaureate Degree
The origins of this go as far back as 1968. This degree was started in Geneva, Switzerland and has a foundation. The diploma offers students a variety of courses that will assist them in their overall education. There are a variety of courses that students can register for, and an introductory examination for the two year course. Scholarships are also available by the Ministry of Education in Malaysia for qualified students.
Requirements for applying:
• Official academic records – 3 consecutive years.
• Applicant’s personal statement.
• SPM trial exam result.
• Recommendation from a teacher or staff member.
• Community service work or extracurricular activity.
• A copy of completed admission form for the current school.
• A copy of the Malaysian identity card of the applicant.
• Two recent passport color photos (Student name behind the photo).
The British International School of Kuala Lumpur (BSKL)
This academy is another highly educational institution which offers well-rounded programs, and the curriculum and courses uphold ways in which students can excel for future leadership roles in society. The staff is extremely qualified and all of the teachers are experienced professionals with lifelong careers in education. The school does not provide a boarding school, although after school activities and programs are available to all.
There are also challenging opportunities in all types of courses, athletic activities, including inter-scholastic games, and a time to get-together after school. The fact that the parents are directly involved through the parent association group and as members of the Board of Directors of the school, this educational outfit has become extremely successful. The state-of-the art philosophy behind the learning process at BSKL meets enhanced scholastic requirements.
For more information, visit us on http://www.powiis.edu.my/.