2019.12.1951

SIBS Newsletter1

On August 14, SIBS ushered the first day of the new school year. At the same time, this year is also the 20th Anniversary of SIBS. We have welcomed nearly 600 students, as well as more than 30 highly qualified Chinese and foreign teaching faculty, have just joined in SIBS. Among the new teachers, four of them have doctoral degrees, twenty-six of them have master's degrees, and the average international education teaching experience is over 10 years. The teacher-student ratio of SIBS this semester remains 1:6.

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1、SIBS Registration Day


On August 14, SIBS ushered the first day of the new school year. At the same time, this year is also the 20th Anniversary of SIBS. We have welcomed nearly 600 students, as well as more than 30 highly qualified Chinese and foreign teaching faculty,  have just joined in SIBS. Among the new teachers, four of them have doctoral degrees, twenty-six of them have master's degrees, and the average international education teaching experience is over 10 years. The teacher-student ratio of SIBS this semester remains 1:6.


In the new semester, two experienced leaders joined the management team of SIBS, including the Principal of the Primary School, Mark Charles, the Principal of the Secondary School, Paul Brackmann. They will strengthen SIBS professional instructions, educational management and learning support.


In the new semester, three experienced leaders joined the management team of SIBS, including the Principal of the Primary School, Mark Charles, the Principal of the Secondary School, Paul Brackmann, and the Chinese president of the primary school, Zhu Lili. They will strengthen SIBS professional instructions, educational management and learning support.


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2、Grade 6-12 Bootcamp


All students from Grade 6 to 12 of SIBS participated a two-day bootcamp at Beixiaoying in Shunyi District on August 15th and 16th. From then on, the first lesson of our new semester just got started. Education should not be limited just in classrooms, and our kids need to learn and feel more about this world! During the training, kids learnt how to line up and keep their queue straight, how to cooperate and also, how to do favor each other. Besides the diligent training and interesting games, our principal Dr. Chen, together with our foreign teachers came to meet our kids! With our wonderful BBQ party, it was really a nice evening!


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3、SIBS Teacher Training


On August 8th, all the teachers of SIBS gathered together and held an onboarding training. The conference mainly includes group discussion, self-introduction, leadership introduction, specifically including in teamwork norms, SIBS mission statement, daily work processes, teacher behaviour standards, precautions, and conduction of the AdvancED Accreditation, etc.


During the training, the leadership team has also shared the master plan for the school year. SIBS will focus on the implementation of the IB curriculum, the continuous improvement of students' reading and writing skills. For professional development, teachers need to rethink how to integrate the 21st-century skills into their classroom instruction. The series of on-board training will be beneficial to classroom instruction and achieve the schooling mission.


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4、SIBS Preschool Weekly Event


Welcome all the kids back after the summer vacation as well as the K1 kids who have just started a new journey in SIBS. After the transitional session, these youngest kids have gradually become familiar with the learning environment, and have met their own teachers and peers. Under the guidance of their homeroom teachers, they have gradually understood the daily routines, such as changing their shoes, eating and sleeping on their own, cleaning their little hands. Although it has been the first day of the school year, K2's children have demonstrated polite behaviours that shaped in the last term, they greeted the teachers friendly when they enter the school in the morning, changed their shoes and clothes independently, and applied schooling rules skillfully. Besides that, As they helped and supported each other positively. Let us look forward to the wonderful life of the kindergarten in the SIBS!


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