• An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School – Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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  • Student Life at LIS

    Students will uncover talents, abilities and discover new interests and carry them throughout their lives.


  • Experienced and Talented Team

    Our experienced and talented team of professionals is a critical component of our success as a truly outstanding learning institution.


  • Personal Growth

    At Léman we believe the only measure that matters is that of your child’s academic and personal growth.


  • Welcome to Admissions

    Léman International School - Chengdu is the premier international school in southwestern China, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.


  • School News

    Find out the latest news from our family.


Joshua Powell

  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Religious Studies; Lawrence University, Appleton WI USA
  • Post baccalaureate teacher Certification; Edgewood College, Madison WI USA

Josh has been teaching for 10 years, 6 years as a full time in the classroom and four years as a substitute teacher. He has sent the last five years teaching Theory of Knowledge, History in Honduras, and has also taught in England and the United states. He has been a student senate advisor and an academic decathlon coach as well.

He has a strong interest in helping student develop e critical thinking and problem-solving skills in his students to prepare them for the complex and changing world they live in. Outside of school Josh has a broad range of interests from cooking, board games, to cinema and reading fiction.