CURRICULUM AND TEACHING PEDAGOGY

The prime focus of Premier International School is to provide a global standard of education integrated with Nepali cultural values and studies. Therefore, Nepali national curriculum is always of utmost priority. Premier International School conducts continual teachers’ that the entire curriculum requirement of each class is met as per our national curriculum direction.

Fulfilling the national curriculum is not the end but the beginning of learning exploration at Premier. The national curriculum is used as a tool to impart a thorough upon the students. With this strong and secure base to explore the greater world beyond their immediate environment hence introducing to the global curriculum. The classroom activities are not confined into a single textbook rather it is based on a comparative study of all the leading school curriculum around the world. The innovative learning methods adopted from international curriculum help our students to develop citizen of tomorrow.

Premier International School is a candidate school* for the IB Primary Year Programme.Being a student in the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) means the children are learning about themselves and acting in the world. The primary goal of the PYP is to develop internationally minded students who are:

  • Inquirers
  • Thinkers
  • Communicators
  • Risk-takers
  • Knowledgeable
  • Principled
  • Caring
  • Open-minded
  • Balanced
  • Reflective

Our teaching methods are inquiry based. The IBO principles, practices, and standards guide in delivery of concepts, knowledge and skills to children. They build on students' individual knowledge and interests, and emphasize learning how to learn and how to find out, using both traditional and contemporary media.

The subject areas of Mathematics, Language (Nepali and English), Science, Personal, Social and Physical Education, Information technology, the Arts, Library, and Music are taught in context of exploring the transdisciplinary themes in order to help students make connections between the subjects, thereby facilitating learning beyond the boundaries of traditional subjects . The school program will explore the six IB PYP Transdsciplinay Themes that provide the framework for learning as following:

  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • Sharing the planet

* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://http://www.ibo.org.