During the latter decades of the 20th century and into the 21st century, society has undergone an accelerating pace of change in economy and technology. Its effects on the workplace, and thus on the demands on the educational system preparing students for the workforce, have been significant in several ways.
Education at AISS is designed to provide our students with the 21st century skills, abilities, and learning dispositions that have been identified as being required for success in 21st century society and workplaces by educators, business leaders, academics, and governmental agencies.
The target of AISS is to focus on the skills required for students to master in preparation for success in a rapidly changing, digital society.
The skills have been grouped into three main areas:
- Learning and innovation skills:
Critical thinking and problem solving, communications and collaboration, creativity and innovation.
- Digital literacy skills:
Information literacy, media literacy, Information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy
- Career and life skills:
Flexibility and adaptability, initiative and self-direction, social and cross-cultural interaction, productivity and accountability