Five of the Best International Schools in the World

Jul 16, 2019 by

If you already decided to send your child to an international school rather than a state or private school, the next step would be finding what international school exactly you will enroll them. There are for sure hundreds of schools in your country that are accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation that offer curricula which encourages students to be a global citizen. You just have to carefully check and read recommendations to find the right international school for your child.

In this article, we will share lists of the best international schools in Asia like China, Hong Kong and Singapore as well as in Europe based on the curricula and extra-curricular activities that are offered, facilities, and recommendations by parents and teachers.

1. Dulwich College International School

With schools located in Shanghai and Beijing in China, Dulwich College International School offers British curriculum as they are a partner of Dulwich College in London. They also offer Spanish and exceptional sports and music facilities. 

2. Global Indian International School (GIIS)

GIIS is an international school founded in Singapore in 2002. Since then, they became the leading Singapore international school offering Indian and international curricula to students in Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, India, and UAE. They are committed to teaching students to be a leader and develop a well-rounded personality.

3. Concordia International School

This international school is a private Christian school located in Pudong, Shanghai. It was founded in 1998 and considered as one of the longest running international schools in China. With just 22 students since their opening, Concordia has become one of the international schools in China that has now over a thousand of students between the ages of three and 18 years old.

4. Harrow International School

Harrow International School is also a British international school in Hong Kong. They are affiliated with Harrow International School in the UK. With just seven years in the teaching industry, Harrow already became one of the leading international schools in Hong Kong with students over 1100. 

5. International School of Geneva, Switzerland

This international school is best known for its superb and high-tech facilities which could be compared to the UN headquarters. They offer bilingual international environment where you can choose from 84 language curriculum. They have over 4,000 students, representing 120 nationalities. 

Choosing the best international schools needs a tough deliberation. It doesn’t always mean that you got your child the best school for her because it’s already an international school. You still need to carefully assess the curriculum being offered, the location, and how the school supports its students in terms of academic excellence and with what they wanted to be. At the end of the day, parents just want to choose what’s best for the kids and where they feel comfortable and safe. It is also advisable to encourage your kids to share their views about their classmates, teachers and school so you know if they are adjusting well enough.

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