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Nanjing International School

Service

Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves. -Daniel Pink

NIS actively engages with local community organisations and aims to provide NIS students with opportunities to contribute to and learn from the local Chinese culture. Service is an established part of the school curriculum in PYP, MYP and DP. We believe that involving yourself in and out of school in service activities adds to one's personal excellence and further develops NIS as an inclusive community.

 

Service Activities

Extended Essay Support

Grades 11-12:
An opportunity for students to take a focused hour to work on the EE and have support whilst doing so.

Personal Project Support

Grade 10:
Students can discuss ideas, solidify goals, and work on creating their PP or receive help on the report.

Sustainability Team

Grades 6-12:
The Sustainability Team will continue the work from this year, primarily supporting community members to make school events sustainable by utilizing our Sustainability Guidelines. Additionally, we will look for ways to make the day-to-day running of the school more sustainable; reducing food waste, reducing paper usage, finding alternatives to single-use plastic containers/implements in school and other, similar activities.

 

TEDxYouth@NIS

Grades 8-12:
A group of students who curate and organize the TEDxYouth@NIS event.

 

Video Review Team

Grades 9-12:
The team that films, edits and produces video of school events, activities and productions.

Ting Ting Deaf School

We are in our fifth year of interaction with Ting Ting Deaf School and regularly have an reciprocal visits that include various cultural and sporting activities with Primary school Chinese students who are hearing impaired.