Some of the best initiatives happening in international schools today will be recognised at the International School Awards ceremony in London this January. Over 200 high quality initiatives were nominated for a range of categories and the shortlisted schools have now been announced.
The awards, which this year are sponsored by Pearson, aim to highlight some of the best practices in learning, teaching, wellbeing, leadership, use of technology, pastoral support, community impact, inclusion, pathway support, and international impact.
It is the first year that the awards are open to all international schools, regardless of orientation or curriculum (they were previously the British International School Awards) and the response for nominations has been extensive.
The shortlisted schools are Corona Secondary School Nigeria, Atlanta International School USA, Dulwich College Shanghai China, British International School Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Nadeen School Bahrain, British School Muscat Oman, Alice Smith School Malaysia, British International School Abu Dhabi UAE, Dulwich College Beijing China, Haileybury Astana Kazakhstan, Shrewsbury International School Bangkok Thailand, Modern English School Cairo Egypt, English International College Marbella Spain, Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong, GEMS Jumeirah Primary School UAE, Amman Baccalaureate School Jordan, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi UAE, St Andrew's International School Bangkok Thailand, The International School of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Sunmarke School UAE, Doha British School Wakra Qatar, JESS Dubai UAE, The British School in Tokyo Japan, Greenlands School Egypt, The British School in The Netherlands, British School Jakarta Indonesia, British International School Hanoi Vietnam, Western Academy of Beijing China, International Community School Jordan, The British School New Delhi India, Dulwich College Seoul South Korea, St Paul's Collegiate School New Zealand, and DelCampo School Honduras.
All these schools will be celebrated at the awards ceremony on 21st January in London, when winners of 12 awards will be announced, including an Individual Achievement award and an overall International School of the Year award selected from the winning schools.
The International School Awards help to raise awareness of some of the exceptional initiatives being successfully implemented in international schools today. International School Leader Magazine, which now hosts the awards, will be featuring the award-winning initiatives throughout its issues in 2019.