About the Fair
Since 2012, the Private & International School Fairs have helped many parents find the right school for their children. Organised by Mint Communications, the Private & International School Fairs have grown bigger in terms of number of exhibitors and visitors each year. Visitors of the fair have the opportunity to talk to representatives from schools all over Malaysia and learn more about an international education in general. 
 
In addition to international schools, preschools and learning centres will also be exhibiting. Visitors can also attend talks by professionals in the international education industry and gain knowledge on a variety of topics related to an international school education.
 
The latest edition of Education Destination Malaysia will also be launched at the fair. Education Destination Malaysia is a comprehensive guide to international schools in the country. This guidebook contains detailed information on schools, useful articles, and insightful advice to help parents make important decisions about their children’s education. At the fair, visitors will be able to purchase the guide at a discounted price. 
 
Visit the fair and step into the world of international education!
 
Mark these dates on your planner:


11th Private & International School Fair in Kuala Lumpur
Date: 23 - 24 June 2018 (Sat & Sun)
Time: 11am - 7pm
Venue: Mid Valley Exhibition Centre
Admission is Free

For more information, call Mint Communications at +603-7986 0070 or email enquiry@mint-communications.asia

List of Exhibitors
Talks

23 June 2018 (Saturday)

Time Topic Speaker
1.30 - 2.30pm Cambridge IGCSE – An Overview / Q&A
Mr Ng Kim Huat
Country Director (Malaysia and Brunei)
Cambridge Assessment International Education
3.00 - 4.00pm Developing an Interesting Child
Ms Shanna Parry 
Director (Higher Education), Headmaster (Secondary School) and Consultant (K‐12)
Global Services in Education (GSE)
4.30 - 5.30pm Yes, Students Can Enjoy STEM Subjects and Achieve Remarkable Results
Ms Melinda Lim
Principal and Director of Schools
Sri Emas International School & Dwi Emas International School

 

24 June 2018 (Sunday)

Time Topic Speaker
1.30 - 2.30pm Cambridge IGCSE – An Overview / Q&A
Mr Ng Kim Huat
Country Director (Malaysia and Brunei)
Cambridge Assessment International Education
3.00 - 4.00pm How to Choose a School That Fits My Child’s Needs, Personality and Interests
Dr Goh Chee Leong
CEO
HELP International School
4.30 - 5.30pm The Importance of Cultivating a Child’s Curiosity
Ms Judy Meiners
Head of School
Sayfol International School

 


SPEAKERS' PROFILES


PISF Poetry Slam 2018

Introducing the PISF Poetry Slam 2018!

The first ever PISF Poetry Slam will take place during the 11th Private & International School Fair in Kuala Lumpur on 23 and 24 June 2018.

A poetry slam is a competition where participants perform and recite original work. The PISF Poetry Slam 2018 aims to promote the creative use of the English language through the medium of poetry. The competition is also a platform to showcase the talent of young students in writing and performing!

Terms and Conditions: Round 1 (Online Submission)

All participants of the PISF Poetry Slam 2018 agree to abide by the following rules, terms and conditions.

  1. The PISF Poetry Slam 2018 is open to students from the ages of 9 to 14.

  2. There will be two categories, Category A (9 to 11 years old) and Category B (12 to 14 years old).

  3. Individuals who are interested to participate in the competition must fill up the registration form on the PISF website.

  4. Each participant can submit a maximum of two poems. The poems must be submitted in the registration form itself.

  5. Poems must be original works of the participant. Previously published and self-published poems are not allowed.

  6. The poem must convey the theme, Reimagining School/Education, effectively.

  7. The poem must not exceed 300 words.

  8. The poem must be written in English.

  9. The poem will be judged based on language, title, neatness, style and vocabulary.

  10. The submission deadline is 5pm, 21 May 2018 (Monday).

  11. Shortlisted participants* will be contacted via email on 1 June 2018 (Friday).

  12. Each participant must reply to the email to confirm their participation in the PISF Poetry Slam 2018 by 8 June 2018 (Friday).

*Shortlisted participants will be invited to compete at the PISF Poetry Slam 2018 at the 11th Private & International School Fair on 23 & 24 June 2018. Candidates in Category A will compete on 23 June 2018. Candidates in Category B will compete on 24 June 2018.

Submissions for the poetry slam are closed. Shortlisted participants will be notified by 1 June by email.

Terms and Conditions: Round 2 (On-site Competition)

All participants of the PISF Poetry Slam 2018 agree to abide by the following rules, terms and conditions.

Registration

  1. Participants must verify their registration on the day of the contest from 11.15am onwards by bringing along their proof of identity.

  2. Participants must be accompanied by a legal guardian or parent.

Performance

  1. Participants must be dressed in smart casual attire. No shorts or slippers are allowed.

  2. Participants are not allowed to use props, costumes or musical instruments.

  3. The order of performance is selected at random.

  4. Participants must recite their poem from memory.

  5. Each participant is given three minutes for the performance. A 30-second grace period is given before the performance for sound check. Points will be deducted from the final score for exceeding the time limit.

  6. Participants will be scored based on level of preparedness, volume and emotion, fluency and clarity, body language and eye contact as well as poetic conventions.

  7. Winners will be determined by a panel of judges on the same day. The judges’ decisions are final.

  8. All participants must be present for the prize-giving ceremony for their respective categories. The prize-giving ceremony will be held on the same day.

Prizes

Categories A & B

1st prize: RM1,500

2nd prize: RM1,000

3rd prize: RM500

Directions

Register
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