OIS has given me the platform to explore various ways to enrich positivity in my surroundings, the chance to expand international mindfulness through a diverse community, and the opportunity to thrive in my studies and pursue my aspirations. Thus, it has set me up nicely for my future endeavours beyond the classroom.
- Clarissa H, OIS High School Student
OIS has a whole stream of evaluations throughout their whole duration of school. There are a lot of processes actually involved to ensure that the student is actually learning what they are supposed to be learning.
- OIS parent
Learning at OIS is a balanced, holistic approach based on the United States education model. Classes are rooted in content and skills that align with standards from AERO (American Education Reaches Out), a project that assists American overseas schools by providing standards that are based on the United States’ Common Core initiative. These standards are designed to challenge students academically as well as to encourage them to think critically and demonstrate creativity.
In addition, to reinforce and expand upon the skills found in AERO’s standards, classes also use P21’s Framework for 21st Century Learning. The Framework for 21st Century Learning defines the skills and knowledge that students should acquire to succeed in life beyond the classroom. OIS provides a support system for students to learn P21’s Life and Career Skills; Learning and Innovation Skills; and Information, Media, and Technology Skills.
By combining AERO’s standards and P21’s Framework for 21st Century Learning, our teachers create an environment where your child has the opportunity to become a well-rounded student, equipped with the skills for success in the classroom and in life.
To find out more about how we enhance the learning process through the use of technology, take a look at our Learning through Technology page.