NIS is an English-medium international school for expatriate children in Nanjing.. It is an International Baccalaureate World School, which delivers its curriculum in the English Language. This means that they are authorized to offer the three programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
NIS offers the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children age 3 to 10. They offer the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students age 11 to 16. They offer the IB Diploma Programme (DP) for students age 16, 17 and 18. For students whose first language is not English, they have a large ESL (English as a Second language) Department. The purpose of ESL is to enable students to participate as fully and as quickly as possible in the mainstream curriculum.
They teach in English, but they support linguistic diversity. They encourage community initiatives to support home language development, and build reading resources in all of their community languages. They employ an international faculty, for an international student population, challenging us all to learn about, tolerate and respect each other?s culture.
They offer a first class facility, in which students and faculty can enjoy the process of learning. They deliver internationally recognized academic programmes, and submit to regular external evaluation, by experts, of the effectiveness their teaching and learning.
They believe that students at Nanjing International School can enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding international education. They are nonetheless a school in China, and they reflect this through the experiences they offer students, from the style of their building, to learning to speak Chinese, to the field trips and community service activities carried out in the Chinese community.
Address and Contact Information
Xian Lin College and University Town,
Qi Xia District, Nanjing PRC 210046
Tel: +86 25 8589 9111
Fax: +86 25 8589 9222
Email: [email protected]