A growing number of families are choosing international schools for their children’s education. Some families are fortunate to have these options in their country of residence, but others are looking to move their family to a new country to take advantage of these education options. But why? What does International education and an international school offer that makes it so valuable to a child’s education and future?
Here’s why you should consider an international school for your child(ren):
|✔||International curriculum options (International Baccalaureate, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School and High school)|
|✔||Well balanced programs and learning opportunities sports, arts, recreational/ extracurricular and outdoor education|
|✔||Extensive student support and a culture of care: EAL (English as an Additional Language), counselling learning support, challenge and enrichment|
|✔||Multilingual (native language and world language) classes|
|✔||Teachers are multinational and highly experienced – teacher positions are highly competitive|
|✔||Students are multilingual and multinational, internationally travelled and culturally diverse|
|✔||Class sizes are smaller with a low student to teacher ratio|
|✔||There are dedicated professional development courses to make sure teachers keep learning and are continuously providing the best level of education to students|
|✔||Learning is student-focused flexible, adaptable and continuously being developed and re-assessed to ensure content and programs are relevant and the best students can get|
|✔||Developing global, community citizenship, internationally minded students who are value driven focused to lead a balanced lifestyle|
|✔||Proven results with a greater number of international university acceptances and support for college preparation|
|✔||Extensive support throughout the Application Process and transition into the school, including Information for New Families|
|✔||Getting to school is easy – students who live in Nichida walk, bike or take a golf cart to school. For downtown families – we offer a SIMPLE, SAFE, and REGULATED transport service|
How an international education can benefit your child
Your child will be exposed to a high standard of education in a multilingual, multicultural environment. In an international school, students are exposed to nationalities from all over the world. It’s the ideal learning environment you could provide your child, to help them understand the world and prepare them for globalized society, naturally providing them with situations that allow them to grow, adapt, and problem solve with children from different backgrounds and cultures.
The educational program is international, based on extensive research and global best practice, taking methodologies, curriculum and standards from around the world. It is holistic and balanced, supporting students in their academics but also providing the opportunity to pursue the areas they are most passionate about and helping them to develop as individuals in a nurturing and caring environment. The program is based on transferable learning and provides them with the skills they need to be successful in today’s world and to be true global citizens.
But it’s not just about the students. Parents also have access to many activities, support groups and educational opportunities and be actively involved in their child’s school life and the positive leadership of the school.
These are just a few reasons why you should consider an international school for your child(ren). For more information about ISB or our admissions process or to speak with one of our admissions professionals, please contact ISB directly or view our applications process.
The first step to an international education is getting the appropriate visa
ISB has put together a 4 step guide for families who need a Thai education visa. Download the guide below and get started on obtaining an education visa for your child.