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Wells Receives IB Authorization

As of the 2013-2014 school year, Wells will offer the IB Diploma Programme for students in Grade 11 and 12. In order to meet the needs of each student, it will be considered an elective honors program for all students who seek to better their chances of entering top universities worldwide.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Thong Lor – At Wells International School, students learn from a variety of experiences. Learning in the classroom makes up only a small portion of the overall educational experiences of students. School leaders and teachers join hands with students in celebrating learning in a variety of ways.

AP Workshop Challenges Wells Science Teachers

Wells International School recently hosted a workshop conducted by the College Board from the U.S. that offered strategies for engaging students in science practices. Along with teachers from neighboring international schools, our science teachers attended the workshop “Pre-AP: Topics for Vertical Teams in Science” in order to align the Wells […]

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Teaching a Practical, Global Perspective

Part of Wells International School’s mission as an educational institution comprises the continual reevaluation of our standard courses, making them more practical and relevant to students’ modern experiences. Additionally, we strive to introduce new opportunities for them to learn more about their surrounding world through the addition of germane elective courses at the high school level. One such program is the World Religions course, an elective offered to upper high school students, and the first of many classes that emphasize the pragmatic application of the knowledge gained during the period of study. Given the volatile nature of religious conflict in the modern world, young adults must become aware of the necessity for tolerance and understanding of other viewpoints.