Maple Leaf International School-Tianjin TEDA
Maple Leaf International School-Tianjin TEDA is a full-time international school under the China Maple Leaf Educational Systems. It is also the first educational park located outside of Dalian. Situated on the No.71, 3rd Avenue, TEDA, Tianjin, the school covers 100,000 square meters with 700,000 square meters of building area and 40,000 square meters of green area. The student number reached more than 4500 by the second semester, 2016-2017 school year. The school enjoys advanced facilities, convenient transportation and a beautiful environment. Blending the best education of China and Canada and implementing quality education, the school strives to cultivate international elites with the service philosophy of “Respect, Care, Guidance and Achievement”. The Elementary School, Middle School and High School offer quality education and first-class service to all students regardless of their race, colour or nationality.
The Elementary School provides Chinese national nine-year compulsory educational program with a focus on students’ ability development and English strength. The happy education respects each student’s individuality and interest. The students’ English vocabulary will reach 2500 upon graduation. The school offers over 40 electives. The goal is to help students achieve personal development and harmonious growth.
The Middle School provides Chinese national nine-year compulsory educational program through the “Three Good Habits Model”. Differentiated teaching is delivered and traditional Chinese education is strengthened. Over 50 electives are available to students. The program is to help students lay a good foundation, expand their horizon, and develop their creativity. The emphasis on English classes will enable students to master 5500 vocabularies upon graduation. The Middle School will promote students’ academic development and personal development and prepare them for a smooth transition into Maple Leaf High School.
The High School introduces BC textbooks from Canada as well as assessment system and provides a bilingual and dual diploma educational system certified by both China and Canada. English, math, physics, chemistry, science, PE and art are taught by BC certified teachers. Mandarin, politics, history, geography and humanities are taught by Chinese teachers. Students take classes according to their individual schedules. The school respects students’ individuality, hobbies and future planning and celebrates honesty. Students’ daily performance, attendance, assignment, social practice, community work, clubs and counselor course account for 60 % of the final mark. Provincial exams account for 40% of the final mark. Besides academic studies, moral education and patriotic education are also emphasized. Students’ management skills, leadership skills, planning skills, communication skills and entrepreneurial skills are nurtured here. Students will receive both BC high school diploma and Chinese high school diploma upon graduation. Students can apply for universities and colleges in English-speaking countries with their credits instead of taking Chinese college entrance examinations. Maple Leaf Education combines two languages, two cultures and two ways of thinking, setting a solid foundation for nurturing international elites.
Graduation Consultation Centre provides overseas studies guidance and quality visa service. The success rate of the visa application has been 100% for six years. International University/College Student Recruitment Fair is hosted in November every year. So far over 1000 Maple Leaf graduates of the past 6 graduating classes have been accepted into world famous universities, nearly 50% of which have been admitted into top 100 universities. Up until February 28, 2017, eight students have received offers from top 10 universities.
Best Organization Award of the 2010 CCTV English Speaking and Talent Competition;
“Pioneer in Education” prize in the “Model Tianjin” in 2011;
“Most Trustworthy International School Brand” nationwide in 2012; Peking University’s “Youth Quality Education and Talent Cultivation (Tianjin) Base”, “Research Base of School Psychology Education” accredited by Chinese Psychological Society; experimental school of Tianjin Education Association’s 12th Five Year project “Youth Quality Education and Talent Cultivation”; experimental base of China’s Education and Technology 12th Five Year project “Research on Developing Individual Learning and Improving Teaching Efficiency”;
In 2013, “Quality Education” prize by TEDA Education Bureau for the 2012-2013 school year; experimental school of “Beijing Normal University’s Life Education”;
In 2014, Maple Leaf International School was voted “the Most Distinctive International School” at the English Education Annual Meeting; “Science, Technology and Culture Education” prize in the “Model Tianjin” in 2014; “Environmental Friendly School” in the Binhai New Area; Excellent School in Environmental Protection in TEDA 2013-2014;
“Science, Technology and Culture Education” prize in the “Model Tianjin” in 2015; General Headmaster Mr. Long Yongxiang was voted “Innovative Entrepreneur”; “Innovative Example School” in Chinese Private Education;
“Science, Technology and Culture Education” prize in the “Model Tianjin” in 2016; “Advanced School in Art Education” in the Binhai New Area; “Facilitator in Building a Harmonious Neighborhood” by TEDA Education Bureau.