Establishing good teaching
Today, any information required is at one’s fingertips. However, the skill necessary to be successful is not just knowing the information but how best to find and use the information.
The role of technology has changed dramatically as apps become more self-intuitive and the need to programme less prominent.
Twenty-first century education is about preparing students to be lifelong learners and global citizens. Individual differences need to be embraced and learnt from, and society needs to understand that everyone has something to offer.
It’s no longer enough to know things. It’s even more important to stay curious about finding out things.
It has been found now in North America that upwards of 50% of university students will change their study pathway through their programme, adults will have more than two careers in their lifetime, and professions that exist now may be replaced by vocations that have yet to be conceived.
It is important that students are educated to adapt and succeed in a world that is changing so quickly.
Although 21st century education sounds relatively new, it has in fact existed since Roman times in a few classrooms. Then, it was simply called good teaching.
When looking for a school for your child, make sure the school values the relationship between students and teachers.
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Students of Raffles American School are trained to be global citizens.