Secondary Bilingual Programme- The Next Chapter
With a focus on international-mindedness, the rigorous bilingual programme is taught by qualified host country and overseas teachers to fully develop students’ language abilities. A comprehensive STEM programme develops students’ problem solving skills and independent research skills are emphasized to support student learning. The Secondary Bilingual Programme prepares students for success at top national universities.
The school based programme incorporates international education framework into the MOE national curriculum. The programme equips students with international mindedness and 21st century skills. These are important elements that support students' preparation for top universities.
STEM Focused Curriculum
- Focus on computational thinking, media design, and robotics skills
- Adoption of VEX-Robotics as the STEM programme resource
- Research and Inquiry curriculum promotes independent research
New Pedagogies of Deep Learning (NPDL) Framework
Over 1800 schools in 17 countries implement New Pedagogies of Deep Learning (NPDL)
There are 23 high schools from 4 school clusters in Taiwan implementing New Pedagogies of Deep Learning(NPDL). Many of them are top high schools in Taiwan
I-Shou International School joined the NPDL community in February, 2022 as the newest member in Taiwan
Bilingual English-Chinese Programme
English is taught by experienced, qualified overseas and host country teachers
Adopted international language learning resources
Provides an international learning environment for students to learn the language in context
Wide Options of Activities
The activities program at I-Shou is very diverse and encompasses a wide range of offerings led by our teachers and external coaches & instructors
Embedded in school’s instructional day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Star Plan with Small Class Size
Students who fully attend SBD from G10 to 12 are eligible for the STAR plan as part of their university preparation in Taiwan.
Star Plan successfully supports students applying to universities in Taiwan
Ministry of Education Requirements
All grade 9 students must participate in the Comprehension Assessment of the Ministry of Education. The test has three purposes:
Enables students to understand their academic level and prepare for their next stage of learning.
The school can take into account the results of the test and understand students’ academic performance in order to provide workable suggestions during the high school counseling process.
The test result can be used for further teaching and counseling reference.
All grade 12 students must participate in the College Subject Exam of the Ministry of Education. It is designed to provide the initial screening process for universities. The test has three purposes:
Determine if students have had the basic subject knowledge
Determine if students have had basic knowledge before attending university.
Determine if students can combine or integrate different learning areas and focus on the capability of understanding and applying knowledge.