IB schools win seven International School Awards 2020, including International School of the Year
The International School Awards 2020 took place in London on Monday 20th January, and IB World Schools were strongly represented amongst the nominees and winners.
The International School of the Year Award was presented to St Andrews International School Bangkok, Thailand, for their outstanding environmental initiative aimed at addressing critical environmental challenges.
IB World School individual category winners
- ACS International Schools Surrey, UK, won the digital technology in learning award for a tech equipment sharing project with local schools, which includes student to teacher learning.
- The British International School Abu Dhabi, UAE, received the community award for a collaboration between students and Abu Dhabi University to redesign a local superblock with sustainable and community benefits.
- Atlanta International School, USA, received the international award for establishing the student-led #MyFreedomDay campaign which has been embraced by other schools and students to create a global movement that is challenging and raising awareness of human trafficking
- Branksome Hall Asia in South Korea won the award to support students as future-thinking innovators. Its initiative involves remote collaboration between students in South Korea and its sister school in Canada to solve problems related to the environment and its social and economic impact
- Nanjing International School, China, won the strategic leadership award for an initiative to transform learning and develop talent by focusing on strategy and embedding it around inclusion, creative thinking, and personal excellence
- Raha International School, UAE, was presented with the award for the best initiative to support students’ pathways to higher education for a night school programme accessible for all secondary students and their parents, which provides information and resources on universities and their application procedures from over 40 countries
- St Andrews International School Bangkok, Thailand, won the category award for the best environmental initiative, and was also selected as the overall International School of the Year 2020
Many congratulations to St Andrews International School Bangkok for its success this year and to all the award winners.