Physical Education at ISD
Recently, Grade 12 IB Theory of Knowledge (TOK) students organized a TOK exhibition as one of their assessment activities. The aim of the exhibition is to assess […]
Physical Education at ISD
Physical education at ISD is an integral part of the well-rounded educational process and contributes to the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of every student. […]
Video: ISD February Newsletter
Celebrating 100th Day
The 100th day of school is a milestone for students as it means that they have completed more than half of the school year. It is […]
Spotlight: ISD Korean Courses
From G6 to G10 courses are designed to meet ISD’s educational philosophy that it is necessary to master one’s mother tongue to learn foreign languages effectively. […]
Qilin Talk
We spoke with a member of our Class of 2023, Alina who was chosen to share with us her story and educational journey at ISD. Let’s get started! ISD2023届毕业生Alina同学将向大家分享她的成长故事和在ISD学习的心得体会,让我们开始吧! I […]
Learning Environment at ISD
The classroom facilities that distinguish ISD from public or private-local schools can reflect innovative features to a great extent. A small, unassuming corner of the classroom […]
ISD Class of 2023 University Offer Update
The university admissions season is moving ahead, and more early acceptances are coming in for Grade 12 students at ISD. Our students are being accepted to […]
ISD – A WASC Accredited School
Among the nearly 2,000 international schools in China, ISD has become one of only 65 schools to be accredited by WASC, which has completed full accreditation for […]
Video: ISD December & January Newsletter
Offer from Oxford
Congratulations to Alina Wu, a member of the class of 2023, who has been offered a place at Oxford University!  We wish you the best of luck on […]
Welcome to the new ISD Head of School
ISD is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark McCallum has accepted the position of Head of School at the International School of Dongguan beginning in July 2023.  He […]
SS Arts Showcase 2022-23
        ANNOUNCEMENT ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama | ISD培养学生艺术天赋:音乐、美术和戏剧 Curriculum Overview:What Do […]
EC/ES Winter Showcase 2022-23
      ANNOUNCEMENT ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama | ISD培养学生艺术天赋:音乐、美术和戏剧 Curriculum Overview:What Do We […]
Season’s Greetings| Hello 2023
ANNOUNCEMENT ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama | ISD培养学生艺术天赋:音乐、美术和戏剧 Curriculum Overview:What Do We Learn at ISD?|ISD严谨而全面的教育,启发成就梦想 […]
Season’s Greetings|Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
ANNOUNCEMENT ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama | ISD培养学生艺术天赋:音乐、美术和戏剧 Curriculum Overview:What Do We Learn at ISD?|ISD严谨而全面的教育,启发成就梦想 […]
Qilin Baseball Academy Claimed the Championship
In the 2022 China Youth Baseball Invitation U11, Qilin Baseball Academy defeated competitors with 6:0 and claimed the championship! Congratulations to our young players! 在2022年少棒联盟全国邀请赛U11组别比赛中,ISD麒麟棒球队以6:0的比分战胜对手,勇夺冠军!热烈祝贺我们年轻的棒球队员! 2022년 […]
Colorful 2022 Sports Day at ISD
The Physical Education and Health program at ISD aims to empower students to develop a wide range of life skills through involvement in physical activities and […]
ISD Students Shine
Congratulations to three ISD students, Chiying Lin, Chenyu Lin and Chuhan Zhang, for their outstanding performance in the NEA English Drama and Speech Online Certification.  They […]
University Offer Updates
The university admissions season is moving ahead, and more offers are coming in for Grade 12 students at ISD. Recently, our students have been accepted to King’s […]
Get to know: ISD ELL Team
ISD is proud to have a strong and professional English Language Learners (ELL) team that supports students to achieve academic excellence. At ISD, the ELL program […]
International school of Dongguan (ISD) is the first international school authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Education in Dongguan. Since 2012, ISD has been serving the […]
Moment: A Day in the Life of a Little Qilin
  ANNOUNCEMENT ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama | ISD培养学生艺术天赋:音乐、美术和戏剧 Curriculum Overview:What Do We Learn at […]
Video: ISD November Newsletter
  November is an exciting month for EC students. In Pk, our young learners practiced using their voices to express their unique ideas. They went on […]
University Offer Updates
Congratulations to ISD 2023 graduates for receiving many offers and interview invitations! One of ISD Grade 12 graduands who received an interview invitation from the University of Oxford. In […]
ISD Spotlight: Robosoccer Competition
As the four-yearly World Cup kicked off and the world cheered and applauded the soccer extravaganza, ISD’s 10th graders also played an exciting round of robot […]
Moment: ISD Social Studies Course
Social Studies is the integrated study of multiple fields of social science and the humanities, including history, culture, geography, and political science. Courses are designed to […]
University Offer Updates of 2023 Graduates
Nothing is more amazing than hearing that the ISD class of 2023 graduates have received early offers from their dream universities and programs! With the combined […]
Focusing: WIDA Test at ISD
At ISD, we use the WIDA MODEL to assess students’ English language proficiency who are in grades 1-10.  Students who are non-native English speakers and have […]
Video: ISD October Newsletter
EC students are inspired to learn, play, and grow this October.  PK students started their fall unit and learned about the life cycle of apples.  It […]
Spotlight: ISD Mandarin Program
There are three different age groups in ISD Early Childhood Program. We provide a comprehensive curriculum that integrates language, mathematics, music and art. For Pre-K and […]
Moment: ISD Science Curriculum
The major purpose of science education is for students to master thinking skills in the study of science. ISD emphasizes inquiry-based learning in its science classes which helps […]
Community: ISD Parent Teacher Association
ISD is thrilled to announce that ISD’s Parent Support Association (PSA) 2022-23 was established on September 28, 2022 at the annual election meeting. ISD is proud […]
Focusing: MAP Growth at ISD
In September, all ISD students in grades Senior Kindergarten to Grade 10 participated in Measures of Academic Progress Growth (MAP) to assess their knowledge and skills. […]
Community: Travels of Champ on Summer Holiday
ISD students had so many adventures during their summer holiday and came back to school refreshed. What made this past summer holiday special was that they […]
Creating a Safe Campus at ISD
On the morning of October 10, 2022, Director Yi, Mr. Liang and Mr. Dong of Nancheng Education Management Centre visited ISD for the inspection of health […]
Video: ISD September Newsletter
September was a fantastic month for the EC students. Both PK and JK students learned classroom rules and routines. We can use our self-help skills to care […]
ISD Community | New Families Interview
ISD welcomes new students and families every year joining the Qilin community. ISD always values parents’ and students’ voices. Thus, some of the new families were […]
ISD Moment|Connecting with Ismo Seeve
At ISD, our definition of the word “classroom” has never been confined to walls and books. To create a learning environment without walls, students are able […]
2022-23 ISD Campus Tour Invitation
Dear parents and students, Greeting from International School of Dongguan! International School of Dongguan opens its new academic year campus tours starting from September 9.You are […]
Class of 2022 University Acceptances
The list of universities where the ISD class of 2022 has gained admissions is once again impressive and internationally diverse. ISD is proud to announce that […]
ISD August Newsletter
Dear EC, ES, and SS parents, I hope all students had an excellent first week of school. Some new students may still need time to adapt […]
First Day of School!
The 2022-23 school year has begun! It was fantastic to see all Qilin students return on August 22, the first day of school, with excitement and […]
ISD Welcomes Students to 2022-23 School Year
To bring our community together and fully prepare students for the new academic year of 2022-2023, ISD held Student Orientation on August 19. New and returning […]
Key Systems Used at ISD
      ANNOUNCEMENT Celebrating ISD 2022 IB Results | IB喜报:ISD 83.3%的学生成绩高于世界平均水平 ISD IB Results Updated! | 再创佳绩,恭喜ISD 2022 IB最高分上调至42 Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts […]
All Staff Return in August!
With excitement and anticipation, ISD welcomed all staff back to campus this week. More than 95% of the teachers and faculty are present, with our remaining […]
Graduation Wishes to the Class of 2022
The class of 2022 graduates said goodbye to ISD as they begin their life journey. Our class of 2022 achieved excellent results in IB exams and […]
Voice from ISD IB Graduates
ISD is currently accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and the first accreditation was in 2013. The school also holds current authorization […]
ISD IB Results Updated!
Good news about ISD IB Results 2022 was just received. One of our students requested a remark on one of her subjects because she was so close […]
Celebrating ISD 2022 IB Results
ISD proudly announces our class of 2022 graduates’ IB Diploma Program results! This year our students’ average score hits a new record of 35 points for the first […]
Arts at ISD: Music, Visual Arts and Drama
The Arts curriculum at ISD allows for both responses to and the creation of artwork, whether musical, visual arts, or through the drama. With a variety […]
Learning Highlights Review of 2021-2022
The academic year of 2021-2022 was definitely unforgettable. In this school year, our students, faculty and staff navigated through all challenges with persistence and endurance and […]
ISD 10th Anniversary Activities Review
ISD moved towards the milestone of its 10th anniversary in the academic year of 2021-2022! ISD had many special events spanning the whole year to commemorate […]
ISD 2021-2022 Recap
As we gently tread towards the end of 2021-2022 academic year at ISD, it’s a good time to reflect on where we’ve been and what we’ve […]
SK and Grade 5 Promotion
This week ISD held the promotion ceremonies for our SK and Grade 5 students. The ceremonies were great opportunities to celebrate the students’ learning journey at […]
Learning Highlights Review of Secondary School
Teaching and Learning in SS at ISD IBDP Programme Individual Learning Support Counseling Supports Teachers from Secondary School English Language Leaners Support ANNOUNCEMENT
Teaching and Learning in EC and ES
Homeroom teachers at ISD play significant roles in creating a positive and caring learning environment in the classroom and ensuring our students receive the best instruction available. […]
Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
The Commencement for the ISD Class of 2022 was held on May 27th at Hyatt Regency Dongguan. The family, friends and faculty spent an evening with […]
ISD Elementary School Specialist Classes
In the Elementary School at ISD, six specialist classes including Mandarin, Computer Science, Music, Art, Physical Education, and Library enrich the curriculum and allow the students […]
The Class of 2022 Senior Graduation Pictures
In what has been a tough academic year, the class of 2022 graduates have faced a number of hurdles and overcome many challenges together along the […]
ISD’s EC Program Focuses on Holistic Development
A child’s early years build the learning skills that make up the foundation for their future development and lifelong learning. ISD offers a Pre-Kindergarten, Junior Kindergarten, […]
ISD PK Live Stream Class Review
Learning Mandarin Class ANNOUNCEMENT
Qilin News
Capture the Moment:Preview to Graduation 2022
As the class of 2022 graduates prepare for their IBDP final exams and commencement in May, on April 18 and 19, they took their personal and […]
ES Students Are Reunited on Campus
After Secondary School students resumed offline classes on campus last week, Elementary School students reunited with their classmates and teachers this week! We can’t wait to […]
Makerspace for Fostering 21st Century Skills
The ISD Makerspace is a collaborative workspace for our students to explore, invent, design and make wonderful discoveries using a wide variety of technologies and tools. […]
Welcome SS Students Back to Campus
The health prevention in Dongguan has been people’s major concern since March 11, 2022. The sudden challenge disrupted parents and students’ normal life and study. In […]
Online Learning: How’s it going?
The second week of online learning was a huge success. ISD parents, students and teachers were invited to share their feedback and ideas of the experience […]
Qilin News
Online Learning Week at ISD
In accordance with the health prevention and safety protocols from the Nancheng Education Management Center, ISD shifted its programs from in person instruction to age appropriate […]
ISD 10th Anniversary Softball Game
ISD 10th Anniversary Softball Game started on March 11 with the Baseball Academy recognition to our brilliant and tenacious athletics! 3月11日,ISD举行了10周年校庆·垒球比赛。活动开始前,校方对棒球学院表现出色且彰显体育精神的运动员进行表彰! Qilin students from PK to […]
Accreditation & Association
ISD Teacher Qualifications
Why ISD?
Supporting ELL Students at ISD
ISD is a multicultural community with students who have different language backgrounds. ISD uses English as our main language of instruction and communication, the school also […]
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Qilin News
More Early Acceptances for the Class of 2022!
ISD Secondary School Sports Day
On February 18th, ISD Secondary School students participated in their annual sports day. Students participated in Capture Flag, Kickball and volleyball matches. They also had a […]
New Year Brings Great News to Class of 2022
The university admissions season is in full swing, and ISD is proud to announce that early acceptances continue to come in for Grade 12 students at […]
Happy New Year of the Tiger!
New Year Celebration Booth Games ANNOUNCEMENT
Service Learning from TOH Donation Drive
The months of December and January are a time of receiving but also a time of giving. ISD continued their partnership with Treasures of Hope in […]
ISD EC & ES Sports Day
Physical Education is a significant part of ISD’s curriculum. By participating in interactive and cooperative physical activities, ISD students gain the skillsets of collaboration, teamwork, and […]
SS Faculty Team Supports Student Success
High quality teachers are essential in building an inclusive learning community at ISD. ISD’s mission is to provide a rigorous, well-rounded education while fostering the unique […]
Qilin News
Masters Graduation Ceremony Early Childhood & Elementary School Review  Secondary School Review    ANNOUNCEMENT
ISD 2021 Arts Showcase
The ISD Arts Showcase was held this past month in the ISD Art Gallery and Black Box Theatre. Students demonstrated their artistic talents in visual arts […]
Technology Integration at ISD
ISD encourages technology integration into the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning. Our iPad program is 1:1, meaning that every child in the elementary school has […]
Qilin News
ISD Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences
ISD held Parent, Student, and Teacher Conferences (PSTC) from November 18-19. In PSTC, personalized meetings with parents give students and teachers an opportunity to review student work and discuss the progress […]
Terry Fox Run 2021 at ISD
November 10th was a very exciting and memorable day at ISD as we completed our annual Terry Fox Run. Every Qilin student participated in the running […]
ISD Students Learn in Community Service
Treasure of Hope (TOH) is a charity organization that was founded in 2009 with the mission of helping children, youth, and adults that are in need […]
Qilin News
Dear Early Childhood and Elementary School Families, October has certainly been a busy month for our young Qilins.  We have had the past two weeks full […]
Celebrating Qilin Athletes!
Qilin athletes have been busy representing ISD in different sports. There is a lot to celebrate for Qilin athletes as they showed their skills and passion […]
Class Snapshots at ISD
ISD celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Since 2012, ISD has been serving the community in Dongguan with high quality education, providing international education from pre-kindergarten […]
ISD After School Activities Started!
After School Activities (ASAs) are an essential part of a student’s educational experience at ISD. ISD ASAs are designed to introduce our students to new opportunities, […]
Qilin News
Dear Early Childhood and Elementary School Families, Hello and welcome to all our families with children in the early childhood and elementary school division. As the […]
ESLRs Assembly: Demonstrate Personal Management
This Friday morning, all elementary school students had an assembly which focused on one of our ISD ESLRs, demonstrating personal management. Students put on a skit […]
ISD 2021 University Acceptances
ISD is proud to announce the final list of university and college acceptances for the class of 2021 graduates. ISD class of 2021 was offered places […]
Good News from Class of 2021 Graduates
Congratulations to our Class of 2021 Graduates. Great news keep coming in! ISD looks forward to sharing more exciting news with our community! 恭喜2021届毕业生取得佳绩。录取喜报持续更新中!ISD将与ISD社群分享更多录取结果,敬请期待! 2021학년도졸업생을진심으로축하합니다. 좋은소식이계속들어옵니다! ISD는커뮤니티와더흥미로운소식을공유하기를기대합니다!
ISD Grade11 IB Bootcamp Completed!
To be successful in the IBDP, students need to possess critical thinking, self-management, communication, social, and research skills. To support our IB first year students, all […]