OUR
MISSION
WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

Support a safe, caring, respectful environment that values creativity, diversity, and inclusivity.
Develop self-aware learners with the tools for fulfillment in their world and beyond.
Provide best practice learning that empowers individuals to set and reach high standards.
Encourage students to think globally and act locally.



Values (we believe)

  • In learner agency and the power of inquiry.
  • There is strength in diversity and inclusivity.
  • That we all should listen thoughtfully to others and consider their points of view.
  • We learn best when we feel safe, happy, valued, and challenged.
  • It is important to strive to be the best you can be.
  • We should look beyond ourselves and seek to make genuine, positive, sustainable changes in the world around us.


Our vision

To be a globally minded community of diverse learners, empowered as agents of positive change.

The core of International Baccalaureate programs is the IB Learner Profile and the International School of Estonia celebrates the promotion of these student attributes:

Inquirer

Acquires skills for purposeful, constructive research

Thinker

Applies thinking skills critically and creatively to solve complex problems

Communicator

Receives & expresses ideas in more than one language including the language of mathematical symbols

Risk-taker

Approaches unfamiliar situations with confidence

Principled

Displays integrity, honesty and a sense of fairness and justice

Caring

Develops a sense of personal commitment to action and service

Open-minded

Respects the views, values and traditions of other individuals and cultures and is accustomed to seeking and considering a range of points of view

Balanced

Understands physical, mental and personal well-being

Reflective

Analyzes own strength and weaknesses



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About

The International School of Estonia offers education for children aged 3 to 19. Its curriculum is based on the programs of the International Baccalaureate Organization and taught in the English language. We are an accredited institution by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and by the Council of International Schools (CIS)

“Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges” assures that our members:

  •  Strive to achieve rigorous and common standards in education
  •  Demonstrate substantive institutional commitment to continual improvement
  •  Commit to balancing the creative tensions that exist between local autonomy and public authority
  •  Nurture individual creative accomplishment

 

Administrative supervision

Administrative supervision is carried out by:

Health Board (Paldiski mnt 81, 10617 Tallinn)
Rescue Board (Raua 2, 10124 Tallinn)
Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate (Väike-Ameerika 19, 10129 Tallinn)
Labor Inspectorate (Mäealuse 2/3, 12618 Tallinn)