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How is the DIS Academics taught?

The DIS framework focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both at school and beyond. Informed by research into how students learn, how educators teach, and the principles and practice of effective assessment, the program places a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning. 


The need to Communicate is instinctive. The development of language is fundamental to that need to communicate: it supports and enhances our thinking and understanding 

Social Studies

At DIS, Social Studies is viewed as the study of people in relation to their past, present, and future, environment and society. Social studies encourage curiosity and develop an understanding of a rapidly changing world.


It's important that learners acquire mathematical understandings by constructing their own meaning through ever-increasing levels of abstraction, starting with exploring their own personal experiences, understandings, and knowledge.


At DIS, science is viewed as exploration the biological, chemical, and physical aspects of the natural world, and the relationships between them.

The Arts

They are a powerful mode of communication through which students explore and contract  a sense of self and develop an understanding of the world around them

Personal, Social, Physical Education

At DIS, personal, social and physical education (PSPE) is concerned with the individual's well- being through the promotion and develop[pment of concepts, knowledge, attitudes and skill that contribute to this weel-being. 

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Our Student Profiles

International Mindedness

The focus of the curriculum at DIS is on the child as a 21st century citizen, not only on academics. While the subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music, Physical Education are thoroughly covered, we at DIS look beyond the content of each individual subject to find the common, underlying concepts that cut across the subject areas. Students learn to apply their knowledge and experience to real-life situations, making them ready to handle whatever life poses for them. At DIS our international education:

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