Characteristics of American International Education

  • High quality of academic program
  • Standards-based American curriculum and resources
  • A balanced curriculum that provides opportunity for personal as well as academic development
  • Student-centered and data driven approach
  • Use of formative* and summative** assessments
    • *Assessments used to gather feedback to improve teaching and learning.
    • **Assessments used to measure the level of success or proficiency that has been obtained at the end of an instructional unit, by comparing it against some standard or benchmark.
  • Differentiated program for all students’ success
  • High transferability of the curricular program to other countries
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Close but respectful student-teacher relationships
  • Emphasis on problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, innovation and independence
  • Emphasis on the Whole Child: Holistic approach to academics, arts, sports, character and social/emotional health
  • A fun, positive, caring, safe and active learning environment
  • Vibrant art and music programs
  • Instruction in English
  • Accreditation through a recognized accrediting agency
  • Diverse student body
  • Multicultural learning experiences
  • Rich and comprehensive after-school activities program
  • Safe and attractive facilities
  • North American calendar
  • Robust parent involvement
  • Highly invested Parent-Teacher Association that supports and enhances the students’ educational experience