Welcome to the Udon Thani International School official Q and A page. Here we ask the questions, and the school answers directly. It is its chance to have its say on specific areas you have told us you want to know about. If you think there are additional questions we should be asking you may contact us here.
What qualities and characteristics would you say define your school?
Our vision is to inspire internationally minded balanced learners who thrive and become active global citizens.
How many nationalities are represented in your school?
There are over 10 different nationalities represented at the school.
Are there high proportions of a particular nationality?
Roughly 50% of students are Thai nationality, 30-35% are mixed Thai and other nationality and 15-20% are international students.
What is the teacher: student ratio in your school?
1:7 in the Early Years and 1:10 in the PY and MY.
Does your school have a waiting list?
Does the school have cafeteria facilities for the students?
If yes, does it serve hot food?
What would be the amount spent by a student for their lunchtime meal?
Around 20 minutes
What is the starting and finishing time of your school day?
8:15am until 2:45pm (or 3:45pm on ECA days)
Is there a school uniform?
How often is the more formal feedback such as reports and parent/teacher meetings?
There are three formal parent teacher meetings every year.
What is your medium of instruction?
Is Arabic taught as both a first language and second language in your school?
Which other languages are taught?
Thai and Chineser
Do you offer EAL or TEFL support for those students where English is not their first language?
Is Islamic Education/Studies for the Arab Muslim students delivered in Arabic for them?
If external examinations and assessments are part of your curriculum, which ones do you offer?
We use annual assessments from GL Education. The Progress Tests in English and Mathematics.
Do you have a learning support team in your school?
Not all schools are staffed or resourced to offer learning support to those children with either moderate or significant learning needs. To what level can you offer support for those with learning differences?
To a moderate level. We are not able to cater to students with severe learning difficulties.
Does your school have an educational psychologist or access to one to assess and support those youngsters with more challenging learning and emotional needs?
Do you have a parents’ group supporting the school?
Are there opportunities for parents to support the learning, activities and events within the school or on trips other than through the parent group?
Is there an opportunity for parental representation on your school Board of Governors?
Do you offer specific activities, events or information sessions for those parents new to the school and/or area?
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