DIS


DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES


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To ensure our students live the English language, we are the only institution in the area with a Department of International Studies. This department supervises the curricula from Nursery to Jr. High School and our B. Ed., the International Programs, and the English Language Certificates taken by our teachers. Additionally, it manages collaborative projects with foreign institutions.


INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

BRITISH ENGLISH OLYMPICS
Living the English Language! The BEO is a unique event attracting bilingual schools from around the world to compete against one another a series of English language academic challenges. The event is held over two weeks in the best boarding schools in the UK. Students put their English language skills into practice every day, not only through the competition, but by using them in everyday life, It is an enriching and rewarding experience that definitely changes their life. BEO is your passport to opportunity, to discover yourself and is an investment for life.

MODEL UNITED NATIONS
International program held in New York City and Dallas, TX. It consists of living simulations, under the United Nations' official protocol, where intensively researched debates over global issues are moderated by students from the most elite universities. This program is considered as an invaluable educational tool, since our students have the opportunity of learning about the UN and the international community.

DESTINATION IMAGINATION
Destination Imagination (DI) is a non-profit that helps students around the world to discover their creativity. It is the world leader in innovation and 21st century skills development. Holds tournaments where student teams solve problems in astonishing ways. It builds cooperation, communication and creativity through team work. DI holds its Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee. For further information, please visit the official website.

CHIDLREN´S CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY
Where arts and education come together. Receives students from the entire county of San Diego and the globe: students are currently enrolled from South America, China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Thailand and Taiwan. Its population includes kindergarten, elementary, middle school (junior high), and high school. Our students have the opportunity to experience living one week as regular students of CCPAA. For further information, please visit the official website.


GLOBAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

MODEL UNITED NATIONS AMERICANO ANÁHUAC
Model United Nations Americano Anáhuac is an excellent hands-on approach to learning in a global context. By role-playing delegates to the United Nations, our students learn about other countries, cultures and international relationships, while developing a global perspective on real issues confronting the world community today, and acquiring many transferable skills.

During the school year, elementary and Jr. High School children receive help through workshops. This preparation will culminate in the opportunity to participate in our two MUNAA simulations (Internal and External), local simulations in prestigious private schools, and international debates such as NHSMUN in New York City and GEMUN in Dallas, TX. This year MUNAA 5.0 will take place on November 27th – 29th having Erin Schrode as guest speaker. For further information, please visit the official website.

ANGLOLINGUIST
It is a powerful tool to practice English all year round, which enables students to practice regularly online through a 36-week program. It engages students with relevant and contemporary topics that motivate students in a competitive online environment. In order to achieve this, it uses the latest technology to enhance the language learning experience by connecting students all around the world. Programs are currently available for students in grades five to nine inclusive and each program has been carefully structured and designed to complement your school syllabus. Anglolinguist programs are based around relevant, interesting and engaging topics which are presented by videos featuring British culture and life in the UK. For further information, please visit the official website.

GILA
GILA Project develops socially responsible leaders, with a humanistic vision that positively impact their society by attending the needs of whom need the most, according to the millennium development goals established by the United Nations Organization for the year 2015, by helping locally to a vulnerable sector of their community, contributing this way to solve a global issue. For further information, please visit the official website.

COUGARS CHALLENGE
Cougars Challenge is an easy way to develop the skills of creative problem solving through building methods, providing new uses for everyday objects, and learn to express some unusual ideas as students work towards solving a problem as a team.

A SPEECH TO TEACH
Speech Contest develops effective communication which allows the individual to express effectively and influence his audience through persuasion, humor, inspirational and informative speeches.

INTERNATIONAL VIDEOCONFERENCES
Assure that all of our students have the opportunity to attend conferences given by teachers from all over the world, enriching their multicultural and global thinking.

TOEFL
Authorized TOEFL Center for our Cougar Family and general public. Pre-test courses are offered.

¿Interested? Please contact our Department of International Studies at +521 (81) 82140082 ext. 105