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Causes: Education

Mission: To provide support and assist tashkent international health and education services in the operation of tashkent international school which provides a world class education for children of embassy personnel and expatriate and local families in tashkent, uzbekistan.

Programs: Tis, ltd supports the operation of tashkent international school (tis) by providing funding, curriculum, books, equipment, teachers, and administrative staff. Tis is an international baccalaureate (ib) world school and a not-for-profit, independent, co-educational day school governed by a board of directors elected from the parent community. Established in 1994, tis serves the needs of an expanding international population, including children of expatriate business people and children from the diplomatic community. (continue on schedule o)tis offers a high school scholarship program to academically talented local students who meet scholastic criteria and demonstrate financial need. Each spring, tis receives up to 100 applicants competing for up to nine full scholarships. Past tis scholarship students have been accepted into top universities in the united states, canada and europe. All of these students have received significant financial aid packages. Tashkent international school offers the full ib curriculum the primary years programme (pyp) to students in preschool through grade 5; the middle years programme (myp) for grades 6 through 10: and the diploma programme (dp) for grades 11 and 12. Small class sizes take advantage of the diverse educational background of the students. Instruction is in english and courses include english, mathematics, science, humanities, physical education, art, technology and fine arts. English as a second language is available from grades 2 to 9. Russian is offered as a foreign language and at mother-tongue level. Other languages include uzbek, french and korean. There is a comprehensive after-school activities program that includes ib cas (creativity, action, service), model united nations, student council, sat/act and college preparation, student newspaper, music training, art, chess club, and sports such as track and field, basketball, soccer, volleyball and badminton.

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