Athena Liu

Athena Liu

Principal of IB Division
Executive Master of Arts in International Educational Leadership and Change (in the process), The Education University of Hong Kong
Southwest University, Postgraduate study in psychology
Southwest University, B.A. in Education
National Psychological Counselor, Second-Level

Dear students,

Welcome to the IB Programs of Chengdu Meishi International School!

The IB Programs of our school, adhering to the IB philosophy that values innovative breakthroughs and keeping pace with the modern practices, is committed to providing high-quality international education. Here, you can feel the charm of the integration of the Chinese and western education; you will have the opportunity to appreciate national culture, and gain a deeper understanding of diverse cultures and perspectives; you will have various opportunities to develop your interests and enhance your potential to the fullest; teachers here will help you learn how to think critically and creatively, you can gain the corresponding skills and attitudes to carry out practical work, and truly understand the meaning of " building a better world".

As the only school authorized by three IB programmes in Southwest China, we are committed to the continuity and consistency of the three programmes. We have plans for student’s growth in all aspects, such as language cohesion, subject cohesion and learning method cohesion. The integrated system of disciplinary knowledge, including PYP’s transdisciplinary learning, MYP’s interdisciplinary learning and DP’s TOK which links up all the subject learning, promotes student’s all-round development. Besides the rigorous academics, we also teach through numerous enrichment activities, such as Christmas and New Year Party, No shave November, International Day, Drama Night, 100th day in school, Pop Show, through which students could feel the charm of international education. Further, we also have CISA athletics and academics competition, and Service as Action (SA) / Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) events initiated and planned by our students. These extracurricular activities are an extension and supplement of classroom teaching.

In order to achieve the goal of balanced development, you need to be diligent and disciplined. At this young age of your life, it is the best time to strive for excellence. I hope you keep your dream in heart and have your feet on the ground. Read more, exercise more, think more, and practice more, and you will ultimately enjoy the fulfillment of learning.

Athena Liu
Executive Vice Principal
Chengdu Meishi International School – IB Division

Miles Zhang

Miles Zhang

Vice-Principal of IB Division
IB – PYP Principal and PYP Coordinator
Senior Teacher
National Teacher Competition – First Place

IB education is fascinating. Its mission statement highlights global values. Concept-driven, inquiry-based courses provide students with a broad space for exploration. The IB Learning Community allows all members to dialogue, collaborate, and become lifelong learners. With its rapid development in the world, I firmly believe that IB education will benefit more and more young learners from all over the world.