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  • Did You Know?

    We provide international education to over 1,100 students ages 1-18. We are at the heart of our community, a hub for many expat families in living Beijing.

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    Through the Nord Anglia University we focus our teachers professional development to ensure that your child receives high quality teaching experience.

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    You will immediately recognise one of our students when you meet them by their evident respect for others, their intellectual and social confidence.

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    We are a high achieving school with excellent academic success. We believe in bringing out the best in every student of all abilities.

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    We have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and ready to put you in touch with others whom you may wish or need to speak to.

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    Through our News & Insights section you can find out the latest from our school and from other schools in the Nord Anglia Education global family.

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    We teach the English National Curriculum, offer a German curriculum at primary level and IB Diploma for Years 12 & 13 students.

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BSB Teachers benefit from Nord Anglia University courses

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Theory of knowledge (TOK) is one of the components of the IB Diploma (IBDP) core and has a special role to play in providing the students the opportunity to reflect on the nature of knowledge itself. TOK is taught as one of the subjects in the IBDP. However, all IB subject teachers have the collective responsibility of integrating TOK critical skills in to their own individual subjects. This collaborative practice can result in livelier classrooms where students feel engaged and challenged.

With the view of enabling our IBDP teachers to gain an understanding of TOK and to provide them with strategies for integrating it in to their subjects, BSB Shunyi has collaborated with Nord Anglia University to offer a five- week, online course entitled “Theory of knowledge for subject teachers”. This is a pioneering effort as a NAU course has not been exclusively available to our teachers before.

BSB Shunyi Secondary teachers from various departments have enrolled in this tutored class and will eventually share their knowledge with the others in their respective departments. We are very optimistic about this endeavor and hope that our teachers and students will benefit from it.

Ms. Abirami Warrier

Assistant IB Coordinator

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