Explain to students why cheating and copying are bad

Cheating and copying are quite frequent at schools. Despite all of the teachers’ efforts, students use various methods to cheat and it’s difficult to root out. Have you ever asked yourself why that is? Is our approach to the issue perhaps inadequate? If we supervise, forbid or punish it and fail to raise the awareness…

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Decision-making skills

What profession should I choose? What university should I choose? A decision can be defined as a selection of an option from a set of possible options. When making decisions, we can either use logic or rely on intuition. When making important or complex decisions, we apply logic to analyse the current options and assess…

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Overcoming procrastination

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where every other activity seems more interesting than usual, just when you need to prepare for an important school task scheduled for tomorrow? If the answer is yes, you’re experiencing the same organisational problems as most students. And not just students – research has shown that as…

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Efficient Time Management

Do you think you’ve got too many obligations and too little time? In a world where competition is becoming more and more important, it is necessary to constantly work on improving your productivity. The business environment requires more work and reduced costs, which means a greater load, longer working hours and increased pressure for employees. The…

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A visit to the Asylum Protection Centre

Savremena International School recently organsied an interdisciplinary day during which students were able to gain valuable insight into the refugee crisis through a number of discussions and workshops. While each subject looked at the topic from a different angle, in their Serbian language lesson students wrote letters of support and encouragement to the refugees passing…

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A truly different end-of-year

Savremena International School students marked the end of the school year in a truly different way, instead of spending it at school they ventured out into the “classroom without walls”. To train their mind and body, just before the beginning of their summer holiday, our students embarked on an exciting trip to Avala, upon which…

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New achievements of Savremena’s students at national competitions

Savremena International School students achieved excellent results at national competitions. Tara Papić excelled at the national competition in the Serbian and English language and Aleksandar Zaplatić attained a highly impressive score at the geography competition. Aleksandar Zaplatić’s courageous performance at the Geography Olympiad At the end of May, with his geography teacher Aleksandar Zaplatić visited…

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Marking the International Day of Immunology

In honour of the International Day of Immunology, which is celebrated all around the world through various fun and scientific activities, last week our students took part in an interactive workshop on immunology at our school’s amphitheatre. Learning about the human body in a fun way At this fun workshop, students found out how the…

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Eco-workshop on carton recycling at Savremena International School

Savremena International School is a part of the international Eco-Schools project, whose activities involve all its students. Last week, the representatives of the Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development association visited Savremena International School, to deliver a brief lecture and demonstrate the carton recycling process. From carton to paper Although already familiar with the concept of…

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Tara Ćulibrk swam in Savremena’s colours at the national swimming championship

Savremena International School student, Tara Ćulibrk, represented our school at the national swimming championship. The competition was held on the 13th of May at the Čair sports centre in Niš, where demonstrated her excellent swimming skills and won fifth place. An excellent ranking despite the fierce competition Savremena’s representative swam in the freestyle category and…

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Savremena’s students visit OSCE

Savremena’s students had a unique opportunity to be the guests of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, OSCE. During the visit, the students expanded their knowledge about environmental protection, tolerance, bilateral cooperation and human rights protection, as well as freedom of speech and of the media. Global topics from the perspective of world…

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Savremena’s unforgettable visit to Rome

Savremena’s students have recently returned from their first study trip to the Eternal City of Rome, where they visited Lido di Jesolo, San Marino and Rimini. Although the trip to Italy was primarily educational, it was a great opportunity for the students and the teachers to get to know each other better and solidify their…

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A lecture by Sam Yang and Kingdom Education scholarships for Savremena’s students

Sam Yang, the founder of the prestigious Kingdom Education organisation visited Savremena International School and told them about educational systems abroad and offered them a scholarship for the summer school organised by Kingdom Education. An inspiring lecture by Sam Yang The Success in Education, Work and Life lecture enabled students to learn more about educational…

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Sharing knowledge: New technologies in Religious Education

Savremena International School, in cooperation with the Council for Religious Education of the Serbian Orthodox Church, has organised training for all religious education teachers in order to encourage them to enhance their lessons with modern technologies. Modern technologies for interactive learning Through a series of lectures and workshops, Savremena’s teaching coordinator and learning support assistant…

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A reprise of the Forgive me, Catherine play

Savremena International School students taking part in the drama club reprised their roles in the Forgive me, Catherine play on Wednesday the 30th of March, this time at the Lazar Savatić Primary School. Filling the stage with charisma in front of a large audience Even though the play is intended for students in their final…

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Savremena International School presented with additional accreditation

Savremena International School was evaluated against global education standards and formally accredited by Cambridge International Examinations. Now, in addition to being a Cambridge International School, Savremena has now also become a Cambridge Primary School. Cambridge education and certification for primary school students Savremena International School is now authorised to teach primary school students within the Cambridge…

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A truly modern Latin competition

At a time when English, German and French are taught as compulsory subjects, it is rare to find a student who enjoys studying Latin. Aiming to prove that Latin is neither a dead language nor a boring one, as it is often described by teenagers, Savremena’s students organised a truly modern Latin competition on Monday…

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Simulating a job interview at an interactive business studies lesson

In order to find out what processes are necessary for a company to function, Savremena’s students visit famous businesses during their business studies classes, simulate real-life business scenarios and actively participate in the creative lessons. This time, Savremena’s students learned about the recruitment process by simulating a job interview. Employee recruitment For this task, students were divided…

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Our orators qualify for the “Slavoslov” semi-finals

After their successful debut in the round leading to the quarter-finals, this week and last week students Mina Kovačević and Una Grzunov participated in the rhetoric competition’s quarter-finals. Our talented students were successful and qualified for the semi-finals of the competition. Mina and Una qualified among the best 18 at the interregional “Slavoslov” rhetoric competition;…

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Savremena International School to have a representative at the national geography competition

On Sunday, the 19th of March, Savremena International School student Aleksandar Zaplatić achieved a huge success at the regional geography competition. Faced with fierce competition which included 180 participants from all over the country, Aleksandar attained 64 points and qualified for the national competition, which will take place in May. Success through hard work and…

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Savremena’s students at the Literature Olympiad

On Saturday the 12th of March Savremena’s students Tijana Kostić and Dunja Nešković took part in the Literature Olympiad focused on Serbian and world literature as well as the theory of literature. A praiseworthy initiative Tijana and Dunja have already shown a great interest in literature as they thoroughly enjoy every moment of their Serbian…

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Students as German citizens in the 1920s

In order to revise what they have learned in history in the best possible way, Savremena’s students stepped into the shoes of different personalities from the 1920s. As German citizens of that time, they explored and learned about the ways in which economic and political factors intertwine and influence each other. The Weimar Republic in…

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Savremena International School at the top regional conference New Technologies in Education

Savremena International School, as a part of LINK group, participated at the biggest regional conference and fair on “New Technologies in Education”, held on 26 and 27 Februrary at the Belexpocentar. The topic of this year’s fair was the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in education; Savremena International School presented the latest technology…

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Interesting chemistry experiment for easy understanding of stoichiometry

Numerous chemical formulas and symbols become easy to remember and usable in everyday environment when the essence of their meaning and purpose is understood through practical, interactive teaching. Therefore, for the purpose of understanding of the concept of substance in chemistry, Savremena International School’s students learned about the unit for quantity in an interesting chemistry…

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Learning Spanish in an improvised Tapas bar

Learning a foreign language is at its most efficient when it is fun and when it simulates real life situations. This is why at Savremena International School’s foreign language lessons the students are encouraged to participate in the conversation as much as possible, thus mastering the language as if it were their mother tongue. To…

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