On August 31, Riviera International School by Quantum opened its doors in Astana. The opening ceremony of the new school was attended by Minister of Education Gani Beisembayev and Mayor of Astana Zhenis Kassymbek.
The educational institution is located in an ecologically clean area, in close proximity to the Triathlon Park and the coast of the Ishim River. This is the second educational project, along with Quantum Stem School, implemented as a result of the collaboration of BI Group and Lancaster Group.
The school will provide training in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for students from grades 0 to 11, recognized in 125 countries and more than 2,700 institutions around the world. This program prepares graduates for admission to the world's top universities.
"Modern society and the professions of the future require educational institutions to prepare flexible graduates who are open to new challenges, who can easily integrate ideas, look for extraordinary solutions, and interact with others. The IB program chosen by us throughout all stages puts the student at the center, his comprehensive development and the disclosure of maximum potential," said the director of the school Bauyrzhan Uzakpai.
Riviera School is designed for 1100 students, 20 in each class. The teaching staff is represented by teachers from Kazakhstan, the USA, Great Britain, and Europe, who have the highest degrees of recognition and accreditation Ph.D., MsC, CELTA, and TKT. Among the teachers are graduates of Nazarbayev University, the Bolashak program, as well as experts on IB programs. The school's team consists of 200 professionals in their field.
The Riviera School is designed to take into account the best world practices. There are modern coworking spaces, libraries, a photo and video studio, a pottery workshop, chemistry, physics, and science classrooms equipped with advanced technology, as well as classes thought out to the smallest detail.
A distinctive feature of the educational institution is the developed multilingual approach, providing education in Kazakh, Russian, and English, which will bring the program as close as possible to modern realities. The school aims to develop in children such values as patriotism, respect, and preservation of national identity.
In addition to the academic part, students have a choice of more than 50 elective classes and clubs, including rowing, robotics, startup development, programming, financial literacy, pottery, and many others.
For the successful admission of graduates to the best universities, as well as to determine the choice of a future specialty, high school students will receive professional guidance on career guidance. The students will undergo internships in national companies in the country.
In addition, Riviera International School by Quantum provides grants for teaching talented children. The project was implemented with the support of Bank RBK JSC.