NIST Production to Be Published Worldwide by Maverick Musicals

NIST Production to Be Published Worldwide by Maverick Musicals

The NIST Elementary Music Department production Lost in Space, first staged at the school in 2015, will soon be available worldwide through school musical publisher Maverick Musicals. Under the new name The Black Hole, it will be the second original NIST show to be published after Creepytown, which has already been performed some 30 times in schools and community […]

Creating a Solar Generation

Creating a Solar Generation

Over the past two years, our community has increasingly focused on ways in which we can become more sustainable, adopting practices that help us reduce consumption, support the environment and conserve resources. This led to the creation of SustainableNIST, a committee comprised of not only faculty, but also students and parents, which has initiated numerous projects to […]

Putting Sustainability into Practice with Everleaves

Putting Sustainability into Practice with Everleaves

The NIST education has gradually shifted over the past several years as our community has become increasingly aware of the importance of engaging with other communities to work toward shared solutions for local and global issues, and the need for more sustainable practices. More than ever, it’s critical that organizations work not solely for their […]

NIST Hosts 26th Annual Bangkok MUN Conference

NIST Hosts 26th Annual Bangkok MUN Conference

On Sunday, 7 October, 21 schools and 375 delegates from Bangkok, Pattaya and Hua Hin united during the 26th annual Bangkok Model United Nations (MUN) Conference to discuss, debate and resolve some of the world’s most pressing issues. Led by NIST student leaders, delegates converged in the Tantipipatpong Theatre to be inspired by year 13 Secretary General Ankita Brahmachari’s […]

Class of 2018 Flourishes in and outside the Classroom

Class of 2018 Flourishes in and outside the Classroom

By any traditional measure of success within academia, the members of NIST’s Class of 2018 would excel. Throughout their time at the school, they distinguished themselves within their courses and on the IB exams, with the class earning an average of 35.3 compared to the global average of 30.0, and nearly a quarter reaching the […]

NIST Programmers Earn Recognition at VEX World Robotics Championship

NIST Programmers Earn Recognition at VEX World Robotics Championship

Two teams of NIST Robotics secondary school students travelled to Louisville, Kentucky, USA, to compete at the  VEX World Robotics Championship after they qualified at the Thailand tournament. As the largest robotics competition in the world, the event drew 600 elementary school and 800 middle and high school teams from across the world this year, grouped in divisions […]

Constructing the Future

Constructing the Future

Task predicts performance. You’ll often hear this phrase when speaking to Prakash Nair, the Founding President and CEO of Fielding Nair International, an educational architecture firm that has earned accolades around the world for its innovative school facilities projects. His approach is unique among architects, reflecting a strong belief that space within schools tells a […]

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 […]