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School-Wide Learning Goals And Educational Philosophy

Life-Long Learners
  • Are well prepared in all academic disciplines
  • Appreciate literature, the fine arts, and culture
  • Pursue realistic goals and evaluate their progress
  • Develop critical thinking skills to question, solve problems, and make responsible decisions
  • Reflect creativity and high standards in their work
Effective Communicators
  • Communicate with clarity, purpose, and understanding of audience
  • Integrate the use of a variety of communication forms (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
  • Listen considerately and evaluate ideas from diverse viewpoints
  • Utilize technology to gather, process, or share information
  • Express personal opinions respectfully
Responsible Citizens
  • Show a commitment to honesty, truth, and high moral standards
  • Practice justice, mercy, and peacemaking at school, in their family and society
  • Accept and respect others
  • Respect and submit to authority
  • Contribute to improving the quality of life in BIS, the community, and the world
Healthy People
  • Practice good health, nutrition, hygiene, and exercise
  • Manage time and other resources appropriately
  • Practice self-control in relating to others
  • Have a positive, healthy self-image
  • Work cooperatively with others
Spiritually Sensitive Individuals
  • Can articulate what they believe about God and why they believe it
  • Know, understand and able to apply Biblical principles in daily life and in personal values
  • Appreciate the worth of every human being as created in the image of God
  • Know that God loves them and has a special plan for their lives
  • Understand how they can have a personal relationship with God

NICS Vision Statement for Academic Excellence

Students enrolled in NICS schools will be provided maximum opportunities to learn from highly qualified, effective teachers that utilize research-based teaching and learning best practices. Academic standards, curriculum, teaching and learning strategies, technology, and assessments will be aligned to provide a clear academic focus for 21st Century learners and guide school improvement. NICS schools will have strong instructional leaders that empower educator growth and development, as well as require high levels of accountability for all staff. Leaders, teachers, parents, and students will collaborate to meet student learning goals. Each NICS school will be characterized by a spiritually mature and mission-minded faculty and staff that are committed to the salvation and spiritual formation/discipleship of students. NICS schools will place Jesus Christ at the center of the learning process and provide an exemplary study of the Bible led by inspiring teachers. Students will learn to view reality and make sense of life and the world from a biblical framework. NICS schools will provide an environment of respect for people of all cultures and religions where students and staff feel valued and safe.

Philosophy of Education

BIS is an international Christian school founded upon the belief that God is the source of all truth, and true education is based on His revealed word, the Bible. (John 14:6; John 17:17). We are dedicated to establishing a godly environment where the Bible is actively integrated into all aspects of school life. (I Corinthians 10:31). We believe the purpose of education is to cooperate with parents to develop the knowledge and character that will enable students to fulfill their role within God’s plan (Deuteronomy 6:6-7). We believe that education is characterized by a strong, traditional curriculum coupled with a high expectation for student achievement. (II Timothy 2:15). We believe that respect for authority is an essential ingredient of quality education and character development; therefore our classrooms are controlled with firm, loving discipline by qualified and dedicated Christian teachers. (Hebrews 12:6-11). Our international atmosphere nurtures diversity and respects all peoples with an open door for students and families of all cultures, ethnicities and nationalities. (Revelation 7:9-10)

Academic Achievements

The high school program focuses on college preparation and BIS offers several Advanced Placement (AP) and honors level courses through either a traditional classroom or online format as part of the BIS Online Learning Center (OLC) located on campus. The school has had several academic scholarships, awards of merit, and AP scholars since its inception. Those students having graduating BIS have gone on to attend prominent universities throughout the globe.

SGAS 914 Conjunto C Lotes 67/68 Asa Sul – Brasília – DF 70390-140
Phone: (55) (61) 3346-1500 - (55) (61) 99279-9213

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