The curriculum, in its content, design, implementation, assessment and review, shall reflect the school’s mission, learning objectives, and policies and shall foster global citizenship and student achievement.
Students shall have access to a curriculum that provides challenge but also supports varied developmental, academic, social, physical and emotional needs and fosters the development of skills and abilities that prepare students for lifelong learning.
Teaching and learning shall be guided by comprehensive curriculum documentation that reflects horizontal and vertical articulation as a means of providing students with meaningful connections among and between disciplines and continuity within disciplines.
Students shall benefit from a curriculum and related activities that shall be enhanced by the cultural diversity of both the host country and the school community, hence contributing to the development of global citizenship in students.
The school shall provide ongoing professional development that improves the design, implementation, and assessment of the curriculum, reflects the needs of the faculty, and benefits student learning.
Teaching practices shall reflect an understanding of the different ways in which students learn, and this is evidenced by student engagement and performance.
The school shall provide appropriate support and resources to implement the curriculum and allow access and full participation by all students.
The school shall have formal procedures and defined criteria to effectively and regularly assess the impact of teaching strategies and the level of student performance.
Curriculum review and revisions shall be completed at periodic intervals, and changes shall reflect the school’s mission, current educational practice, and the results of student assessment, with the goal of enhancing student participation and performance.
The school shall have formal processes for recording, analyzing, and reporting evidence of both school- wide achievement and individual student performance to parents and other appropriate members of the school community as a means of measuring success in meeting stated goals.