Foundational Statements

Vision Statement

Educating international children to have maximum influence for the glory of God in their lifetime.

Mission Statement

GDQ International Christian School exists to provide a Christ-centred, academically enriching, international education primarily for the children of evangelical Protestant missionaries in Albania.

Expected Student Outcomes

As students complete their experience at GDQ International School, it is expected that they will gain an excellent all-around education and acquire a God-honoring Christian worldview to become children who, in the words of our vision statement, have maximum influence for the glory of God in their lifetime.

Philosophy of Education

GDQ International Christian School offers a Christ-centred education

In all its levels, programs, and teaching, GDQ International Christian School seeks to

  1. Teach all subjects as parts of an integrated whole with the Scriptures at the center (2 Timothy 3:16-17, Deuteronomy 6:4-9).
  2. Cooperate with families and churches in providing a clear model of the biblical Christian life through our staff and board (Matthew 22:37-40).
  3. Encourage every child to begin and develop his/her relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20, Matthew 19:13-15).

GDQ International Christian School provides an academically enriching, international education

In all its levels, programs, and teaching, GDQ International Christian School seeks to:

  1. Emphasize academic excellence in all subjects.
  2. Encourage every student to develop a love for learning and to strive to live up to his/her academic potential.
  3. Provide a healthy, nurturing, and orderly atmosphere conducive to the attainment of the school mission.
  4. Offer an international education.

GDQ International Christian School emphasizes a kingdom-focused education

In all its levels, programs, and teaching, GDQ International Christian School seeks to

  1. Emphasize eternal priorities that give purpose to all academics.
  2. Encourage students to see their lives, talents, and resources in light of the kingdom of Christ.
  3. Encourage respect and appreciation for cultural diversity.
  4. Encourage the nurturing of kingdom-minded young people.

GDQ International Christian School supports the evangelical protestant community

In all its levels, programs, and teaching, GDQ International Christian School seeks to support the work of the evangelical Protestant church in Albania by providing a sound educational option for the children of evangelical Protestant missionaries in Albania.