director: mrs. Taizu Wold
I am a Third Culture Kid. I was born in Liberia and lived overseas (in Liberia, Ethiopia, Bolivia and Peru) until I attended college. After graduating from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania I had many jobs that paid the bills but did not fulfill me, until I “accidentally” became a teacher, in the Fall of 1999. From the moment I stepped into my first classroom of 6th graders, I knew that education would define the rest of my working life.
The Middle States Association is a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 125 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development and advance student achievement.
The QSI International School of Dushanbe has been accredited by the Middle States Association since 2016. The school maintains its accreditation with MSA through a continual process of identifying areas for growth and implementing a community supported action plan to push the boundaries of success and achievement in those areas.
- QSI Statement of Commitment to Child Protection
- QSI Graduate Studies Program
- QSI Code of Conduct
- Environmental Policy
- A Vision
- The Academic Program
- Outcome-Based Education
- QSI Education Model Summary
- The QSI Philosophy and Objectives
- QSI Diplomas
- Success Orientations
- Exit Outcomes Overview
- Mission Statement
- Core Beliefs of the QSI Educational Model
What is Mastery Learning?
Mastery Learning is an educational approach in which students must achieve mastery of a subject before moving forward to learn subsequent information about that subject; learning builds on established understanding. Students are given the time and support they need to reach mastery.
Our Eco-code was written (and is performed) by students. During the 2019-2020 academic year, all students over the age of 8 had the opportunity to create entries for a school-wide contest to select our Eco-code. The four final entries…MORE
The Culture of QSI Dushanbe
Working and Playing Together gives our school a family-like feeling! House Activities: Competitive games, creative video making, bigs and littles hanging out together; our House activities bring us together. Transition Activities: Many of our students and staff stay for…MORE
Vision and Philosophy
All QSI schools share a common vision and philosophy: that all students can be successful, which is accomplished best through a mastery-learning, performance-based educational system. Within this framework, QSI Dushanbe recognizes and works to meet the needs of every…MORE
QSI Dushanbe Environmental Impact
At QSI Dushanbe we are concerned about sustainability. We address this concern in various ways, from our MSA accreditation objectives to school programs to curricular choices. Here are the highlights: We are an Eco School! Students, teachers, and parents…MORE
I have also studied at another school in Tajikistan before coming to QSI Dushanbe and I think it is safe to say that there is a drastic difference between the two. The curriculums, classes, and student-teacher interactions are completely different. First of all, we had a bigger class consisting of ... Read more
I think going to this school is really cool because I can understand what I must do because the teachers deal with kids from all around the world and know how to look after us. Also, because everyone speaks English decently, I find it easier to find friends than if ... Read more
I like going to school at QSI Dushanbe because we have fun learning and doing different activities with different classes. I also like this school because we get to play soccer two or three times a day at recess.