On the 1st of December, 2020, a team from Hongshan District Education Bureau visited our school to conduct the evaluation for “Modernising Schools for Compulsory Education in Wuhan City”. Our leadership team participated in the entire assessment process.
Early in the morning, with the sound of reading as backdrop, the expert group arrived at our school. Accompanied by Principal Wan, Vice Principal Jiang and group, they visited the whole campus, which included academic buildings and multi-function classrooms. The experts praised the campus culture and the layout design of our school.
After their tour, Vice Principal Jiang delivered his speech on establishing a modern school from the following aspects: school philosophy, education model, teaching staff, student cultivation and school development.
The evaluators also chose some classes to observe by random, which included classes for Chinese, mathematics, English, music, physical education etc. The teachers were bright and lively, innovative, and created a relaxing and interesting learning atmosphere for a better interpretation of the IB philosophy. The quality of the courses in our school are excellent and has been fully affirmed by the experts.
When it was time for the long break, all the students walked to the playground in an orderly manner. They jumped around and carried out various activities with enthusiasm. All experts thought highly of our creation and addition of all these activities.
The school places great importance to create the uniqueness of our classes, to provide guidance for the students' accomplishments, to improve students' overall performance and to expand students' vision at an international level. The school provides various club activities to the students according to their interests and hobbies. During the break time, the expert group carefully observed the selection of club activities offered at our school.
After a whole day of careful and detailed assessment, the expert group presented a summary feedback to the school. They fully appreciated the achievements made by our school, and gave suggestions on modernising the school's essence, the professionalisation of the teaching staff and the diversification of the cultural environment.
The establishment of a modern school evaluation is of milestone significance for the development of our school. The District Education Bureau will continue to give support to WAIS for the promotion of creating a great education environment.
With the efforts of all teachers and students, our school successfully completed the evaluation of “Modernising Schools for Compulsory Education in Wuhan City” at the district level. The evaluation and inspection was not only a comprehensive test for establishing a modern school, but also a comprehensive test for the overall quality of education provided at WAIS. It is also an affirmation of the future prospect and development of our school. WAIS will take this evaluation as a new starting point, combined with the IB characteristics of our school, we look forward to plan the objectives and implementation steps for the next level. We will continue to promote the modernisation of our school, and continue to improve and modernise our teaching.