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NAIS Pudong: Exceptional Students Achieve Phenomenal

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    May 28, 2019 8:28 PM PDT

    International Baccalaureate (IB) students at Nord Anglia International School, Shanghai, Pudong once again achieve results that exceed the global average.To get more nais pudong, you can visit shine news official website.

    This year the graduating class of 2016 surpasses this delivering the best IB result in the Schools 14 year history. With an average score of 36 points, this outshines the global average of 30 points and the Asian Pacific score of 33 points. To top this 24% of the class achieved 40 points and above compared to the world average of 5%. This group of students will now continue their educational journey at renowned universities worldwide.

    Mrs. Wallace, Principal of NAIS Pudong said ‘I am immensely proud of the academic achievements of the IB graduating class of 2016. As a non-selective school, these results are a testament of, not only the hard work of the students, but the professionalism and dedication of the teaching and learning support staff who work to ensure the ambitions of each and every one of the our students are fully realised’.

    The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) is on the cutting edge of educational research and as a result has developed a highly respected diploma programme for students aged 16 -19. It equips the modern student with a broad range of thinking, research, self-management, communication and social skills. At NAIS Pudong, we embrace the philosophical and pedagogical principles that underpin the IB Diploma Programme. Our highly regarded teachers, many of whom are also IB examiners, provide our students with a transformative concurrent learning experience. Our students leave NAIS Pudong balanced and equipped with the academic and life-skills that place them at a distinct advantage at university and beyond.

    At Nord Anglia International School we pride ourselves on providing opportunities for our students to enrich and extend their engagement with music. This week we were delighted to welcome Mr Ivan Bošnjak and Mr Željko Kertez, professional brass musicians to our school. They worked with our students and provided them with hands on learning experiences.
    Beside the position of Principal Trombone at the the Croatian National Theatre, Ivan is an active soloist and chamber musician with the Busina Brass Quintet with which he has performed over 100 concerts in the last 10 years and visited Japan, Turkey, Germany, Georgia, Israel, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, and many other countries. He appeared as soloist with orchestra and gave master classes for trombone and low brass on several occasions in Japan in 2010, 2012 and 2016 with Tokai Sagami High School Wind Orchestra and Tsuruoka Higashii Wind Band. Željko also holds the position at the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. He is also active as a soloist and he appeared with the Tokai Sagami Wind Orchestra in Yokohama in 2013, where he performed the Artiunian Tuba Concerto with great success. He is engaged as conductor of the Kutina Municipal Brass Orchestra - Kresimir. Željko is an International Artist in Residence with the English Brass Academy founded by the famous trumpet player Paul Archibald, and from 2015 the artistic co-director of the Summer Brass Academy Šibenik, Croatia.

    Our students were fortunate to participate in an interactive workshop, where they were able to learn the basics of brass technique. In addition, Ivan and Željko shared their experience of their learning journey to professional musicianship.