Cascais, the school has students of about 50 nationalities, several languages, and, at least, 12 different religions.
with the motto "Many Cultures. One Humanity" of the United Nations
Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), a UN initiative whose mission is to promote
dialogue and understanding between cultural and religious communities and
there was a performance representing the different cultures of the world. Next,
a speaker spoke to the students about the importance of Education in building
peace and at the end, there was a universal Prayer for Peace performed by
leaders of different religions.
"Our students come from different parts of the world, speak different languages and present rich and diverse cultural traditions. But in our corridors and classrooms, respect and tolerance always reign. We are proud to promote inclusion, tolerance, and respect for all because it is mainly through Education that we will achieve a more just and peaceful world", says Stephen Blackburn, Principal of St. Dominic's International School.
30 years of experience in the IB Diploma, St. Dominic's International School
Portugal holds the title of being the reference school of this teaching in the
country, as the oldest to present the programme in the three cycles in
Portugal. More than an academically enriching curriculum, St. Dominic's
currently stands out from other educational institutions by offering its
students the human competencies and soft skills required in a truly
international education and in a global world.
Dominic's International School:
São Domingos de Rana in Cascais, St. Dominic's International School (SDIS) is a
highly prestigious international school. Founded in 1965, it is the oldest
international school in Portugal certified to offer all three International
Baccalaureate programmes, which it has done since the 1990s. Over time, SDIS
has become known for its culturally diverse and inclusive students and faculty.