Purpose and Values

PURPOSE

To develop individuals who:-

  • Learn about themselves and the world around them
  • Grow to become effective members of the community now and in the future
  • Achieve personal fulfilment and a love of lifelong learning


VALUES OF OUR GLOBAL CITIZENS

 

INTEGRITY - Being consistently honest and trustworthy

Having strong moral principles

Truthful; honesty in one's actions and avoiding hypocrisy

Intrinsic; internal standards and consistency

Virtues; acting according to intrinsic values, beliefs and morals

 

RESPECT - Appreciating diversity and the worth of others

Courtesy; having regard and consideratin for self and others

Fairness; kindness and sensitivity to self and others

Mutual Respect; treating others the way you wish to be treated

Appreciation; understanding the values of self and those around you

Embracing each individual's worth, dignity and diversity

Attentive; ready to learn and listen

Encouraging; demonstrating support for the growth and development of others

 

INITIATIVE - Accepting the challenge of new learning and pursuing excellence

As a learning community we strive to be self-motivated and pursue personal excellence in everything we do

Personal Best; striving to maximise potential

Motivation; the intrinsic desire to act

The ability to begin or follow through energetically with a plan or a task

Being proactive; taking action before it is necessary

 

GLOBAL EMPATHY - The ability to understand the feelings of others and the consequences of our actions

Connectedness; as the way people come together and interact irrespective of similarities and differences

Engagement; with lifelong learning, the world's community and the sustainability of our planet

Embracing global citizenship and diversity

The ability to view the world without boundaries

Trans National citizenship; connected to more than one country

Inclusive; not excluding anyone on the basis of gender, race, class, culture, religion, disability, etc.

Valuing Interculturalism

 

 

 

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