Mission and Values Statements

 

IFS Mission statement: 

引领孩子迎接今天的挑战以把握明天的机遇

To prepare students to embrace the challenges of today so they may seize the opportunities of tomorrow. 

Preparando a los estudiantes a abrazar los retos de hoy para ejercer las oportunidades del mañana

Vision statement:

在IFS,我们通过在“贵格教育”体系下构建现代、沉浸式、以及多语言的环境,帮助我们的学生养成意志坚强的习惯,从而在日后成为个性鲜明、拥有高沟通技巧和跨文化理解能力的世界公民

At International Friends School we create habits of strong heart and mind through Quaker education in a modern, immersive, multilingual environment. 

Our students have the character, communication skills and cultural competency to meaningfully participate as world citizens.

IFS Values Statements: 

The IFS values are a marriage of the six Quaker testimonials - service, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship – and the commitment IFS has to every child in the school.

JOY

Celebrating the love of life and the thrill of discovery.

STEWARDSHIP

Cultivating kinship, kindness, and caring for all human lives and for planet earth.

WISDOM

Nurturing scholarship, imagination and curiosity through authentic risk-taking.

PRINCIPLE

Fostering a bold and resilient character that practices industriousness, optimism, gratitude and integrity.

PEACE

Through the values of joy, stewardship, wisdom and principle, a foundation will exist for every student to own and cherish the responsibility for their vibrant, diverse, ever-changing community.