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Mission, Vision and Values
Courage to empower
Passion to inspire
Together shaping our future
A diverse community of learners, committed to fostering compassionate, confident and socially responsible individuals who thrive in the world.
- A strong community is built on inclusion, participation, communication, kindness and mutual respect.
- Student voice is integral to our school culture.
- A commitment to continual improvement for all members of the community is paramount.
- Learning is a social and emotional process that is authentic, differentiated and fosters international mindedness.
- Learning cognitive, creative, physical, social and emotional skills are fundamental for a balanced learning experience.
- Learning thrives when positive, respectful relationships exist in an inclusive environment.
- Sustainable thinking is critical to decision making and actions.
- Integrity, empathy, and trust are fundamental.
- Respect for ourselves and others, our environment, and our cultural contexts guides our thoughts, actions and relationships.
- The courage to stand by our principles, face adversity, take risks, make mistakes is essential for growth.
- Deliver the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP and Diploma programmes and maintain international accreditation.
- Recruit and develop qualified and inspiring staff that embrace the values, mission and vision of LIS.
- Maintain the international identity of the school while respecting Angolan culture.
- Have English as the language of instruction while celebrating mother languages.
- Not tolerate behavior that is detrimental to the health, safety, integrity, or dignity of any individual or the school.
- Ensure that enrollment, resources and capacity are aligned, sustainable and balanced with our community’s needs.
- Deliver a sound financial plan to ensure sustainability.
- Ensure transparency through regular communication to support the engagement of all community members.
- Maintain an inclusive strategic plan with a systematic process of reflection and feedback.