Students are able to choose from an extensive range of vocational education and training (VET) certificates offered either at the College or at an external training provider as part of their senior secondary studies.
Flipped learning, using online sessions to build and drill basic knowledge and skills, frees up time in class. Teachers can leverage this and create opportunities for students to apply language as they practice higher-order thinking.
Deep learning experiences are only possible in the context of relationships that go beyond superficial politeness and touch on real emotions, and the best way to get to this deeper level of relationship is through extended homestays.
ISTP offers rigorous bilingual programs in Mandarin Chinese, in addition to French. Study abroad is a key component of the program and offers 2- to 3-week study abroad opportunities for students in Hangzhou, Taiwan, and Chengdu.
Judy Fordjuoh, a senior at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School in Brooklyn, continues to study Chinese because she finds it “interesting to talk to people that we think are completely different from us – in another language.”