Yangon International School seeks to foster the development of the whole child who is a participating global citizen and lifelong learner: one who is academically well prepared, socially responsible, culturally sensitive, and personally fulfilled.


Daniel Moore, 2nd grade teacher and class

YIS Teacher Awarded Research Grant

Every year EARCOS provides teachers around the globe with many opportunities to grow.  This year, Daniel Moore, a 2nd grade teacher, took advantage of one of these opportunities and was accepted to receive a grant for Action Research. Action research is process in which teachers look reflectively at their teaching process in order to improve student […]


Cultural Exchange in Spanish

An important part of the YIS mission is to develop students who are global citizens and our foreign language department is certainly an important part of that effort. This year, the Spanish 4 class has been communicating weekly with students in the United States, Paraguay and Cayman Islands via a blog. The students have shared information […]

Student Scholarship

YIS Student Awarded Margaret Sanders Scholarship

The prestigious Margaret Sanders Scholarship is awarded annually by The United Way in partnership with EARCOS. Margaret Sanders carved out a remarkable career in a male-dominated field, working  at Walsworth Publishing for over four decades. Since beginning her work in 1961, she brought excellence to international schools serving their publishing needs. This year, one of Yangon International School’s students […]


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