The Fundamentals of International School Admissions - Singapore | OpenApply Workshop

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The Fundamentals of International School Admissions - Singapore | OpenApply Workshop

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GESS 72 Bukit Tinggi Road Singapore, 289760 Singapore

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We welcome you to join us for this certificate course, which will be held at GESS on November 18-19, 2017.

There are only 40 spots available, so don't miss out!


This two-day course welcomes admissions staff of all levels in their beginning stages in the office (between 1 and 5 years) the possibility to touch upon and discuss several basic aspects of work in an international school admissions office. Starting with the school’s mission statement, the various types of parents and students, tools used in the office and out of the box ideas for the school visit, the course engages participants in thought provoking sessions that will outline useful procedures, solutions and ways of improvement. The course also aims to underline the necessity of a successful blend between personal and professional traits, to create a good platform for present and future networking and is a work in progress – will evolve with the participants.

The course is based on Catalina's experience of 15 years in the admissions office of the American International School of Bucharest, witnessing a change of campus, working with 5 directors during a time of growth from 300 to over 800 students. At the basis of this course stand also her work with the ECIS Admissions Committee, the International Ideas Group, SSATB and the Common Ground Collaborative Admissions Group.

On a personal level, the books and courses elaborated by Brene Brown are also a foundation for some of the ideas blended into these two days. The reflection sessions invite to grounding, to being present in the moment, to being honest about personal involvement in the job and in the course. A certain degree of honesty and risk taking is required.

All participants who complete the assigned tasks will obtain certification.


View the full 2-day programme here.


USD $399

Closes Sunday, November 12 at 11:59 PM (UTC+8).


We have blocked a limited number of rooms at the Village Hotel Albert Court

- Deluxe Room:
SGD $176.55/USD $130
(single occupancy)
SGD $200.09/USD $147 (double/twin occupancy)

This discounted rate will be applicable until October 17, 2017, so please make your reservation early!
(Rates are net, including breakfast, internet access, 1-way airport to hotel shuttle bus service on arrival, 10% service charge, 7% goods & service tax.) We will arrange shuttle bus between GESS and the hotel.

Booking details will be shared after registration.


We are thrilled by the early interest and already look forward to welcoming participants from the following international schools:

  1. American International School
  2. Busan International Foreign School
  3. Canadian International School of Beijing
  4. Delia School of Canada
  5. European International School Ho Chi Minh City
  6. Everest Academy Manila
  7. GEMS World Academy (Singapore)
  8. GESS
  9. International School of Hyderabad
  10. Luanda International School
  11. Multiple Intelligence International School
  12. NIST International School
  13. Raffles American School
  14. Sreenidhi International School
  15. The Harbour School
  16. Vientiane International School
  17. Yongsan International School of Seoul


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

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Do you need a visa to enter Singapore?

We will happily provide you with a visa letter, just let us know during your registration.

For more information on if you need a visa, please click here.