Helping
students
celebrate their
passions

Mark Twain International School is committed to offering its students a
stimulating learning experience and to facilitating access to the latest
professional development for its teachers. Teaching and learning at Mark
Twain International School are designed and carried out in accordance with
the 12 Essential Elements of a high-quality student-centered international
education, as defined by the International Baccalaureate organization.

The 12
Essential
Elements

  • Values and Attitudes
  • Assessment
  • Approaches to learning
  • Inquiry-based independent learning
  • Student-centred learning
  • Intercultural awareness and understanding
  • Content with real world context
  • Community service
  • Concepts-focussed learning
  • Holistic learning
  • Curriculum Design
  • Reflective thinking