Academic

EIS is authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organisation as an IB World School. Our IB programme is divided into the Primary Years Programme (Grades 1–5), the Middle Years Programme (Grades 6–10), and the Diploma Programme (Grades 11–12). The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

The IB is world renowned for its high academic standards, commitment to multiculturalism and focus on developing skills that will prepare students for success in future educational endeavours and life in a global world. To learn more about the IB, visit www.ibo.org.

Educational Philosophy & Programmes

Educational Philosophy

Our teaching and learning environment is based on the philosophy and programmes of the International Baccalaureate organisation (and in particular the IB Learner Profile) as well as the school's Guiding Statements (Vision Narrative, Values and Learning Principles).

Academic Programmes

The diagram below shows how the school combines its own Learning Principles with the IB Learner Profile. The Students Outcomes represent our 'Promise' to Students.

Students are challenged within an academic programme that is concepts-driven and skills-driven, which provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge 'tool box', to help them become successful in tomorrow's uncertain world. Rather than simply learning knowledge and content, we now know that it is critically important the students to be able to analyse, interrogate and question knowledge in order to compete against automation and artificial intelligence. 

Our school was recently reauthorised by the IBO in April 2019 to provide the full continuum of IB programmes. This reauthorisation coupled with the full accreditation awarded by the Council of International Schools, provides third party evidence of the quality of our programmes.  For more information on the International Baccalaureate visit www.ibo.org

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Extra Curricular Enrichment Activities

Learn the basics of archery and develop your potential through the various games, be it team games or individual challenges. You will learn the rationale behind the various actions in archery and discern the authenticity of archery's portrayal by the mass media.

This programme will encourage students to develop a sense of rhythmic awareness essential to Modern Jazz Dance.

The Street Dance Syllabus fulfils the needs of an ever increasing dance community - fusion of music and dance. ISTD curriculum offers styles such as breakdance, locking, popping and groove.

Students will be engaged in preparing for a range of local and regional conferences, learning more about the wider world and the issues that are faced by their generation.

Russian School for Russian speaking children in HCMC takes place every day. These classes assist Russian-speaking children (both EIS students and others) develop their reading and writing skills. If you are interested in joining this class, please contact Ms. Irina Kurnosov at nick.nk@freenet.de or (+84) 93 271 6098.

Children learn German through a range of activities such as singing songs, watching videos, reading stories.... all in German (of course). Suitable for native speakers and those still learning.

Spanish skills are developed through conversation and playing games. This is for native speakers only.

This activity is available to students who have a foundation level of Chinese, and who would like to enhance their language development in a fun and interactive environment.

For students who want to play some traditional Vietnamese games and learn how these games were discovered.

An unofficial 'best-of' everything that is offered by VinSpace! Students enjoy a mix of painting, sketching, art & craft, animation and printing. The club focuses on showing the breadth and variety of art with a large span of skills, materials and activities. A great 'all rounder' that tries to inspire and introduce students to the possibilities of Art.

Open-ended 2D and 3D creative projects focusing on visual art skills.

Students learn 3D design skills to transform ideas to real products.

Mathematics knowledge and skills are enhanced by using hands-on materials and playing games!

By having to control a physical robot and seeing what goes wrong, students learn what robots can and cannot do. They also learn the need for precise instructions.