To provide your child with an education that forms a solid foundation not only for successful academic study, but also for a peaceful and fulfilling way of life.
At Panyaden International School, we aim to develop resilient, thoughtful and caring individuals through a practical, value-based education. By integrating a modern bilingual curriculum, environmental mindfulness and Buddhist principles, we aim to nurture the physical, moral, emotional and intellectual qualities of our children holistically. We see that for this to happen, the school must work together with families and the wider community.
At Panyaden we aim to cultivate a way of life, not only an academic education. Success in life, whether in academic study, career or family life, is derived not only from a sharp intellect but also from the ability to communicate skilfully, overcome difficulties, manage one’s moods and makes choices based on wisdom, compassion and understanding. Our efforts as teachers must be focused equally on helping children develop inner values as well as responsibility towards the world around them. To this end, we have created an atmosphere, an environment and a curriculum that are in harmony with the Buddhist path to wisdom and happiness.
The benefits of an international education are well documented, but many families are concerned that attending an international school means the erosion of Thai language and culture. Thai families want to preserve Thai-ness; our foreign families come to Thailand because they want to experience authentic Thai culture. At Panyaden we are proud to be both Thai and international. On top of our bilingual language programme, we promote Thai manners and traditions, explore local wisdom and learn and practise Northern Thai crafts and customs. Using the Thai language and culture programme alongside the British curriculum means students will gain an international education without forgoing understanding and appreciation of local history, community and society. It is now widely accepted that speaking more than one language and the experience of living in a multi-cultural environment teach us the tolerance, adaptability and problem-solving skills that are the hallmark of the new global citizen.
The Panyaden graduate is a well-balanced, thoughtful individual with strong learning skills. He is determined to keep learning in order to bring happiness and success to himself, his peers and society. The Panyaden graduate has used the 12 Wise Habits to build a strong foundation for life, academically and emotionally, and is committed to perfecting them throughout her life.