Thanks to the continuous progress of technology, internet, or migratory movements, today’s society has become a place where different cultures, traditions, languages… An international environment that in schools begins to be experienced from an early age. For this reason, in order for these differences to be enriching, at Casvi we promote interculturality in the classroom. Something vital if we take into account that, thanks to it, diversity, inclusiveness, respect towards people and their freedom of thought are more appreciated. But what are the concrete benefits of this interculturality in the classroom? How does our IB methodology favor it? How do we promote interculturality and make it something real in Casvi?
“Education gives us a profound understanding that we are tied together as citizens of the global community, and that our challenges are interconnected”.
Schools like Casvi International American School, are the right place to foster among students a global competence that provides them with the possibility to examine, understand and appreciate the perspectives and worldviews of other people and act for the collective welfare. These are very specific actions that aim to develop skills, knowledge and aptitudes with great benefits for all:
The objective of Casvi International American School is to promote intercultural understanding and respect as a fundamental aspect of life in the 21st century. And that has a lot to do with the fact that Casvi International American School has the status of authorized center of the three programs of the International Baccalaureate Organization. These programs are the basis on which its educational model is based, implementing the American curriculum through the Common Core standards.
The international mindset is central to the mission of the International Baccalaureate, which has as its ultimate goal to form young people who are caring, informed and eager for knowledge, able to contribute to generate a better and peaceful world, within the framework of mutual understanding and intercultural respect. A methodology that encourages our students to adopt an active attitude of lifelong learning and that prioritizes the promotion of critical thinking, the spirit of inquiry, intercultural knowledge and open-mindedness.
Awareness of international cultures, languages and experiences is vital to IB education.
At Casvi International American School, we promote interculturality through: