Guiding Statements

The International School of Iceland offers an international education in English to children who are in the Greater Reykjavik area for a specific period and an international bilingual education (Icelandic-English) for children who live in Iceland.

 

Our Vision

 

Our vision is to create a dynamic community of confident, creative and respectful learners.

 

 

Updated: August 2016

 

 

Mission statement 

 

The mission of ISI is to create an environment that is academically stimulating and supportive.  As an international program with an English and Bilingual Stream, we value multilingualism and encourage international-mindedness.  

 

Updated: August 2016

 

Internationalism in Education

 

Internationalism in education at ISI emphasizes cultural and linguistic development, diversity and education. Global coursework and research reflect and respect alternative views and backgrounds. Formative and summative assessments measure a broad multi-cultural perspective for the development of global citizens.

 

Core Values at ISI:  

Respect, Creativity, Self-efficacy (Confidence)

 

Respect

 

Respect at ISI is defined as respect of self, others and the surrounding environment. Respect in action can include cooperation, acceptance, positive language, active listening and environmental awareness.  

 

Creativity

 

ISI understands creativity to mean having the resources (technology, materials, instruments, knowledge) and freedom to produce original work, to take risks and the curiosity to try new things.  

 

Self-efficacy (Confidence)

 

Self-efficacy means belief in one's own capacity to take on a task and complete it to the best of one's abilities.  This encompasses independence, resilience, originality and adaptability.   

CONTACT US

International School of Iceland

Langalina 8

210 Garðabær

ICELAND

354 - 590 - 3106 Phone
354 - 690 - 3100 

admin@internationalschool.is 

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