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Future Framework

LEARNING FOR THE FUTURE

Over the years the American International School has built a strong reputation for the rigor of its academic program and successfully preparing its graduates to enter university. AIS continues to value high academic achievement, and university entrance remains the expectation for most AIS graduates.

Yet, we also understand the educational landscape is changing. Accelerated by technology and powerful structural shifts in the global economy, significant changes in the work we do in school is already underway.

Our recently published FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE brings into focus a set of key teaching and learning experiences, intended to shape the future direction of the educational programs at AIS.

To ensure our school experience remains relevant to the needs of students and is focused on essential skills and mindsets needed for their future, the framework places a premium on the development of student-confidence through teaching and learning experiences that are APPLIED, SOCIAL and PERSONAL.

LEGACY: Honoring our Past

Our founder Dr. Thomas Liang believed in the power of education to change lives. In 1986, Dr. Liang established AIS to give students a unique American international school experience that would prepare them for admission to schools, colleges and universities in the United States. 30 years later, our founding values – Justice, Knowledge, and Love – remain the hallmarks of an AIS education.

justice

The confidence to stand up for fairness and the advocacy of others

knowledge

The confidence to make informed, educated decisions

love

The confidence to be kind and caring to others

At AIS, we embrace the future with CONFIDENCE.

AIS is recognised  for the strong sense of family it has successfully nurtured since its opening 30 years ago. Located in the prestigious Kowloon Tong district of Hong Kong, AIS serves approximately 850 students from Early Childhood through Grade 12. Over the years AIS has successfully maintained a genuine small-school feel. Students, teachers and families share an enduring sense of affection for the school and its community. 

AIS is governed and financed independently. It is registered by the Hong Kong Education Bureau and fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

OPPORTUNITY: Embracing our Present

At AIS, the shifting educational landscape inspires us to deliver an educational experience relevant to the future needs of every student.

Teaching and Learning is APPLIED, SOCIAL, and PERSONAL.

HOW CAN APPLIED REAL WORLD EXPERIENCES BE EMBEDDED INTO OUR CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENTS?

We want students to be connected to real-world challenges. So, how might we empower our students to find the type of challenges that inspire them to think deeply and pursue innovative problem-solving? How might this look through the lens of assessing student learning?

WHAT WOULD LEARNING ACTIVITIES LOOK LIKE IF THE SOCIAL EXPERIENCE WAS PURPOSEFULLY BUILT INTO THE CURRICULUM?

Schools are social organizations where powerful collaborations between teams of teachers and students can exist. As we look at the future we recognise how important it is for students and teachers to develop the soft skills that support the work of collaborative teams and groups - both in school and increasingly across broader networks. We are designing a school experience that builds the confidence needed for students and teachers to collaborate both locally and globally.

HOW MIGHT OUR SCHOOL GIVE OUR STUDENTS A PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCE?

Accelerated by technology and innovations in pedagogy, the possibility of designing a personalised educational experience for every student is increasingly likely in schools willing to redefine student-centered learning. We are designing a school experience that gives every student a deeper understanding of who they are as learners and where they want to go.

POSSIBILITY: Choosing our Future

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