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 […]

Falcons Athletes Shine in National & International Events

Falcons Athletes Shine in National & International Events

Over the past week, several of our NIST students have competed in both national and international tournaments in their respective sports, earning not only top placings, but also the chance to advance further to even more notable opportunities. As a school, we strongly believe in inspiring students to pursue their passions and excel as individuals […]

Winter Is Coming to NIST with the Global Goals World Cup

Winter Is Coming to NIST with the Global Goals World Cup

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, better known to many as Jamie Lannister on the hit series Game of Thrones, will join the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCup) as an honorary referee at NIST International School in Bangkok, home of Chelsea FC Soccer School Bangkok, on 30 September. A partnership between Eir Soccer and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the GGWCup works to […]

Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Class of 2017 Sets New Record in IB Exams

Each summer graduates around the world eagerly anticipate the announcement of the IB Diploma Programme exam scores, the final mark they receive before moving on to university studies. While NIST relies on the exam as a standard measure of its ability to prepare students for this next stage, it represents only one small piece of […]

NIST Extends Lease Agreement with Church of Christ in Thailand

NIST Extends Lease Agreement with Church of Christ in Thailand

On Friday, 10 November 1989, a small column appeared in The Nation newspaper that set the stage for sweeping changes to education in Thailand. Five short paragraphs revealed that the Private Education Commission had in principle approved a proposal to open new international schools in Thailand. Shortly after, the parents who spearheaded that proposal formed […]

Class of 2017 Prepares to Leave Its Legacy

Class of 2017 Prepares to Leave Its Legacy

As late May rolls around, the mood begins to shift as the end of school approaches. Seniors don their graduation caps and gowns, preparing for their last official day and reflecting on how quickly the years seem to have passed. And for the schools themselves, a different type of preparation takes place: the list of […]

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 […]

NIST Among First in Thailand to Receive Keeping Children Safe Certification

NIST Among First in Thailand to Receive Keeping Children Safe Certification

While academic excellence, support for students and rich learning opportunities all represent commonly cited features by parents seeking a school, an even more important factor underlies them: the safety of children. With parent concerns rising in both public and private education around the globe, it has become essential that schools take the extra step in ensuring that their […]

Falcons Clinch Top Trophy at 4th Annual Falcons Young Fencer Invitational

Falcons Clinch Top Trophy at 4th Annual Falcons Young Fencer Invitational

As they prepared for the 4th Falcons Young Fencer Invitational, held from 22-23 April at NIST, the NIST Falcons Fencing Club held high hopes. When it launched as the first international school fencing club in Thailand, no one knew exactly how popular the sport would be, nor just how rapidly many of the young athletes would […]