director: mr. John K. Shirley
QSI International School of Shenzhen is a non-profit, co-educational day school for students from 2 years of age through Secondary graduation. Our goal that we see reached each year is that students are accepted into international English-speaking universities around the world where students are prepared to begin the next step of their educational careers. The school serves expatriate families living in Shenzhen and the surrounding areas and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges.
QSI International School of Shenzhen is a premier international school in Shenzhen, having been established in 2000. Our caring faculty is recruited from native-English speaking countries, and staff who hold certifications in their core content areas.
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 Shenzhen has been accredited by the Middle States Association since 2006. 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.
QSI Shenzhen’s Student Wellness Initiatives
Mental illness. Mental health. Wellness. Consider how the terminology we use has shifted. Not very long ago, to struggle emotionally warranted labels that denoted one as “ill.” Giving way to this more reactive approach of “treating” mental illness is…MORE
Parent University at QSI Shenzhen: “We aim to empower parents”
Four years ago, Ms. St. Jean-Ali joined the staff at QSI Shenzhen and brought with her the idea of “Parent University” – a parent-centered approach to building community and equipping parents with tools to support their children. Parent University…MORE
The school offers many facilities and a wide range of activities after courses.
The pedagogy is really student-centered and our child feels that administrative staff and professors really do care for her. Evaluations are carried on helping children improve their skills and our child feels very confident. The modern way of teaching based on student motivation is very energizing for teenagers. The relations ... Read more
We chose QSI because of the welcoming attitude towards my son and of course the good reputation in Shenzhen. And I’m glad we did. My son started learning English from zero and after 6 months in QSI he didn’t need the intensive English program anymore. This is thanks to the ... Read more