Benefits of being in an International school!

Studying in international boards open the chances around the world for your child.  It’s the latest trend that has engulfed parents – to enroll their wards in an international board.

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International boards have picked up great impression in the last few years. Parents want to give their kids an overall education and expect these schools to give their students individual attention to achieve the same. The faculty appointed to teach these students also go through an aggressive training program to make the cut. It helps to improve our education system to match international standards.

Here are few pros of studying in international schools that offers children something more than just basic education.

Well-equipped classrooms:

International schools mostly have well-furnished classrooms, library, audio-visual aids, laboratories, sporting facilities, art studios, etc. this makes learning more fun and interactive. Those who have problems with poor retaining or concentration capacity fare better due to advanced teaching methods. Limited number of students in every classroom makes it easier for teachers to give proper attention to all.

Diversity:

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It’s one of the most exclusive and most required advantages of joining an international school and it’s not just about mastering the English language. At a young age, children are exposed to so many different cultures of the world. Children get a viewpoint of what happens on a day-to-day basis in the lives of people in the world. It exposes them to their problems, social customs, traditions and practices. Even the shift in the dialect people use creates a permanent impression on young minds that go a long way to develop a better cultural understanding.

Languages:

Besides a cultural unification of so many new ideas, one is also exposed to different languages. Fact says that children adapt new languages best during their childhood. When you listen to a foreign language or other local languages, it is grasping into your everyday conversation.

Curriculum:

International boards expose their students to a healthy learning. It’s not about hit the text books, but a practical knowledge of things which helps a child analyse what he learns and put it to use in their day-to-day life. You can study things you read to pass that final exam, but being able to use what you study is an advantage that International boards give you. Also, International boards, boost critical thinking, which is recognizing in colleges and school around the world. Students studying in International schools have the one step ahead when it comes to admissions in colleges universally.

Exposure:

Besides learning and cooperating with others from diverse cultures, international schools also invest a lot of time and money in extracurricular activities. They make sure that children are represented internationally and given the chances to participate in competitions. Sports like football, chess, cricket, swimming, basketball etc. are important part of the wholesome learning. IB schools try to prepare children in all dimensions, so that it adds value to their future lives.

Teaching methodology: 

Teachers are recruited by global schools and are professionally proficient who are aware of the procedure adopted in foreign countries. Schools often send them to seminars and workshops where their knowledge gets updated. While average schools follow the exam pattern of study, global schools concentrate more on practical learning. Students are given assignments and projects and calculated on the basis of that. This form of calculation is good for students who are considered as weak due to poor performance in exams. Such a system inspires critical thinking much more than the concept of learning by habit. Students who are motivated towards research or practical learning find such schools a better option.

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Article: midday

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Author: Educationista India

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