ISNS to Expand International Education by Building New Campus in Nanshan
Nanshan District is starting the construction of its new international school campus which can accommodate around 800 students coming from expatriate families. The planned expansion is located in Xili in Nanshan District. As the International School of Nanshan Shenzhen expands its international education the new campus will cover an area of 15,000 square meters that will house a six story main building, a four story kindergarten school and a 11 story dormitory that will be placed in use by fall of next year. All of the classrooms are facilitated using high technology teaching equipment and wireless technology,
The new campus will house a 300 seat auditorium, computer labs, and science labs and use separate libraries for kindergarten and main building. The campus will also have an outdoor sports field and indoor swimming pool along with other sports venues that will support the athletic program of the school. The new campus is also considering using environmental protection by using green and energy saving technology into its architecture using solar energy to power air refreshing systems that will increase studying comforts.
The principal for ISNS Brian Forsythe stated during the groundbreaking ceremony that the community will welcome the opportunity and the challenges that will help build a world class school that will utilize the IB curriculum from Canada that produces world class graduates. The chairman of the Canadian based AKD International Education Inc the parent company of ISNS said that the opening of the new campus marks the start of the new page in the history of ISNS were students and educators will be working together to create a successful future
The new campus also marks the education exchange between China and Canada. Since its opening in 2002, ISNS offered quality education for children of expatriates who are living and working in Nanshan.