Theatre for Change: A New Approach to Drama

Theatre for Change: A New Approach to Drama

In 2015, the NIST Drama Department developed a special unit in Year 11 that focused on the power of drama to create change in the world. The goal was for students to develop skills in the course that they could then use to impact a community positively by drawing attention to both local and global […]

Game of Thrones Star Joins Global Goals World Cup at NIST

Game of Thrones Star Joins Global Goals World Cup at NIST

Thailand may remain tropical, but at least for a few hours in late September, the cool touch of winter arrived. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, widely recognized as Jamie Lannister on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, served as a referee for the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) here at NIST, home to Chelsea FC International Development […]

Plastic Free NIST Reshapes Our Community

Plastic Free NIST Reshapes Our Community

Plastic Free NIST is a group of students who have been tirelessly working to shift our school toward reduced use and disposal of single-use plastics. Coming back to NIST after the summer break, many in our community noticed a few changes in how certain items in our school are packaged. From uniforms wrapped in paper rather than plastic […]

NIST Launches Dual Funds to Enrich Educational Opportunities

NIST Launches Dual Funds to Enrich Educational Opportunities

As of 2017, the NIST community represents over 60 nationalities and even more diverse cultures and backgrounds. In a school in which both adults and children have such different experiences from one another, it is inevitable that our students will also have unique strengths and needs. From the youngest learners in our early years programme to the grown children of […]

Student-Run Microcredit Bank Makes Impact in NIST Community

Student-Run Microcredit Bank Makes Impact in NIST Community

As schools continue to struggle to adapt to the shifting needs of the 21st century, the importance of community development and social change increasingly drive the structure of education. Combined with a focus on inquiry and reflection, students in many progressive schools now shape their own learning, seeking to use the knowledge and skills gained in the classroom […]

UN Refugee Agency Appoints NIST Alumna as Goodwill Ambassador

UN Refugee Agency Appoints NIST Alumna as Goodwill Ambassador

NIST’s shared history with the United Nations has strongly impacted the evolution of our mission and values since we opened nearly 25 years ago. We’re very proud of all that so many of our alumni have accomplished in carrying those values forward as they go on to universities and careers around the globe. This week […]

Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

Forgotten Heroes Do Exist: A Journey in Omgoi

It all started when I overheard my father telling my mother about a medical trip that he would not be able to attend due to a conference. It would have faded into memory if I had not overheard the key word: “Omgoi”. Omgoi? Here was a word that brought to mind crisp, cool air and […]

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

Taking Child Labour out of Supply Chains

The International Labour Organization (ILO), supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Thailand and in collaboration with NIST, marked the 2016 World Day against Child Labour with a live talk, calling on young people to be aware of child labour in global supply chains. The live talk on “Ending Child Labour and Unacceptable […]

Beyond Giving: The NIST Microcredit Bank

Beyond Giving: The NIST Microcredit Bank

Poverty and the cycle it perpetuates through generations represent an age-old problem that many view as a constant in life. A group of students and teachers at NIST don’t believe that a solution is so unfathomable, and they are tackling the issue head-on through the NIST Microcredit Bank (NMB). Created as a student-run service group with […]

NIST & Danes Worldwide Explore New Language Programme

NIST & Danes Worldwide Explore New Language Programme

By its nature international education fosters the development of language and cultural exchange. In Thailand, NIST has taken a lead in this vital area through the World Languages Programme. Our school is now seeking to enrich language and cultural exchange further by expanding these opportunities to the greater community. On 31 March 2016 NIST, Danes Worldwide and […]