QCIE



QCIE

Qingdao Center for International Education is designed to provide a high-quality international education and learning environment for local Qingdao students to enhance their competitiveness on the world stage. It provides a multinational and multicultural environment to develop future leaders for Qingdao.

QCIE is committed to helping all students develop a mindful heart and become passionate and active human beings, courageous individuals, sensitive communicators, intelligent life-long learners and compassionate global citizens. It is committed to follow the rigorous academic program at Qingdao No. 1 International School of Shandong Province and its value-based principles called ESLR’s.

QCIE is a specialized, separate and highly selective program in partnership with Qingdao No. 1 International School of Shandong Province (QISS).

Faculty

QCIE boasts a first-class teaching team. Our teachers are fully trained and highly qualified in their respective fields as well as having a strong ELL background. The majority of our international staff hold advanced degrees from Europe, Australia and North America.

Curriculum & Instruction

In order to ensure graduates have all the necessary skills to develop their capacity for lifelong learning, QCIE follows the American educational system. Coursework is designed to follow the American Common Core standards within an inquiry based teaching and learning environment.

The lower school curriculum (Pre-kindergarten through Grade Five) also follows the American Common Core standards within an inquiry based teaching and learning environment combined with the best teaching practices from around the world to promote the overall development of the students. In upper school (grades 6-12) QCIE provides an exciting, challenging and rigorous curriculum. Teachers focus on both college preparatory and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. It prepares students to take the SAT examinations and make sure students are ready for university entrance and studies. All graduates attending QISS will receive an American high school diploma.

As a special QISS program, QCIE academic programs are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).



Teaching Materials

QCIE teaching materials fully support our curriculum. Most of the English textbooks come from McGraw Hill, Pearson, McDougal Littell, Haese & Harris Publications and other world well-known publishers for Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Math, Science, and other specialist subjects.

Facilities

The school campus is located in the beautiful Laoshan District of Qingdao. QISS has a spacious campus with modern facilities to support academic, athletic, and social development. Recognizing the importance of technology in the 21st Century classroom, QISS equipped all classrooms with SmartBoards, provided separate computer labs for the Lower School and Upper School, and has made Wi-Fi connectivity available throughout the school. To support a rigorous and hands-on science program, QISS has five science labs: physics, chemistry, biology, general science, and electronics. The school has two professionally staffed and well-stocked libraries, an Upper School library and a Lower School library, designed to fit the needs of the student body. Finally, the school has a wide array of athletic facilities including: a swimming pool, an indoor gym, outdoor basketball and volleyball courts, a dance studio, a weightlifting/workout area, a ping-pong room, a full-size soccer field, and a rock-climbing wall.

Accreditation

QISS is accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and is a member of ACAMIS (Association of Chinese and Mongolian International Schools). WASC accreditation ensures that QISS’ leadership and management team, teaching faculty, student counseling program, resources, equipment and facilities are up to international standards.

Transitioning to US Schools and Universities

QCIE students are being prepared to transition to accredited American high schools in the Los Angeles, California area and other parts of the USA. Governed by a Memo of Understanding, both QISS and QCIE students can take advantage of the partnership network from high school and beyond.



QCIE简介

青岛国际教育中心是一个与山东省青岛第一国际学校合作,专业、独立并经由严格甄选的项目。

QCIE旨在为青岛本地学生提供多元化、高品质的国际化教育与学习环境。努力打造与世界接轨的教育平台,增强本地学生在世界舞台的竞争力。

本中心除了致力于培养学生终身学习的能力外,还将遵循山东省青岛第一国际学校的严谨教学项目以及全校推行的ESLR价值观体系,即注重于塑造学生良好的性格特征,使其成为有活力、勇气、智慧、敏锐和善良品质的世界公民。青岛国际教育中心为愿为青岛输送跨国籍、跨文化,适应国际发展的领导者。

师资力量

国际教育中心拥有一流的教学精英团队,外籍教学管理队伍由多名外籍教育专家组成,有长期教授非母语为英语的ELL课程老师。除了专业教学资质之外,其中大部分持有欧洲,澳洲和北美的高级学位。

教学特点

为了保证毕业生具备应有的技能,培养他们终身学习的能力,在课程设置上QCIE采用完整美国教育体系。课程的内容设计遵循美国基本教育核心标准,以探索式的教学方式培养学生的团队合作能力、动手能力和语言表达能力。

对低年级课程(幼儿园小班至5年级)以教学研究为基础,结合借鉴各个国家教育体系中灵活有效的教学手段,促进学生的全面发展。

中高年级(6年级-12年级)学生的学习课程极富挑战性。老师会将重点放在大学预备课程考试(AP Exam)和美国大学入学考试(SAT)辅导上,为孩子进入大学的考核做准备。国际文凭中学项目课程框架允许学校依据本地学生特点与需求调整教学内容。

QISS的毕业生都将获得美国高中文凭,作为QISS的一个特别项目QCIE的所有学术课程均受美国西部各州学校和学院协会(WASC)认证。

教材优势

QCIE在教材选择上完全同步美国同年级教材教具。从国外引进原版McGraw Hill, Pearson, McDougal Littell, Haese&Harris Pbulications等著名出版社的英语教材。原版教材的好处是能够培养学生的英语学习能力,增长学生的阅历,为学生的英语学习打下坚实的基础。在英语语言学习过程中,渗透阅读、写作、自然、数学、科学、常识等各个学科知识的学习。

硬件设施

本中心坐落在美丽的崂山区,在规划设计、功能配置、建筑及装饰材料选用、数字化校园建设、环保应用、安全等方面都采用了国际化‘一流’的设计理念。”在风格上,强调节能和环保;在取暖、照明等方面,多处使用太阳能,减少能耗;外观的设计更是突出现代时尚的元素。教学区全年恒温,直饮水设备保证所供饮用水符合国家标准的要求。崭新的校园里设有室内温水游泳池、体育馆、室外田径场、室内攀岩、图书馆、电脑室、实验室、音乐教室、舞蹈室、剧院、自助餐厅,每间教室配备智能白板和高射投影仪。



认证

QCIE是被美国西部各州学校和学院协会(WASC)认证的教育机构,因此毕业生将获得美国高中文凭。国际性权威组织对学校的联合认证标志着我中心的教学理念和目标、课程设置、领导与管理、师资力量、学生辅导工作、资源配备等各方面均达到国际水准。

美国高中/大学过渡

目前QCIE项目学生正在为前往加利福尼亚州洛杉矶地区以及美国其他地区的高中继续学习做准备。QISS与多个美国高中签订备忘录建立合作关系,保证本校以及本中心的学生能够得到最好的教育深造机会。