Programs

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

Nelson Mandela

About International Understanding and International Mindedness

OUR PROGRAMS

ISA offers programs that can help schools participate in an international curriculum and other global programs such as Education for Peace and Education for Sustainablitliy. These programs assist schools and students to learn about International Understanding and International Mindedness.

With these programs schools and students develop the knowledge of understanding about the international community, appreciate different presceptives, learn how to communicate with others and share their values and beliefs.

Human-rights

INTERNATIONALISM

ISA SELF STUDY GUIDE

“The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being.”
Kofi Annan

A new, additional service offered by the ISA is Consultancy on the ¨Self-Study Guide¨ itself and on how to make best use of it.

The Introduction to the ¨Guide¨ is designed to suggest a number of ways in which it can be employed in a School and for a number of different purposes. The aim of the new service is to offer expert advice on where and how to begin, and on how to progress with the Self-Study.

EDUCATION FOR PEACE

A CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK K-12

“If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better”
Lyndon B Johnson

Education for Peace is a conceptual framework from which schools may devise a program comprising the transmission of universal values and enduring attitudes, and the development of skills which will enable our students to become active global citizens.

EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY

A CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK K-12

“We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children”
Kofi Annan

ISA also promotes and supports Education For Sustainability, because it allows every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to shape a sustainable future.

ORAL ENGLISH EXAMS

EXAMINATIONS

“Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going”
Rita Mae Brown

ISA members during the summer of 1994 discussed the possibility of creating a new set of oral English examinations. These examinations were to emphasize expressive and fluent communication in English and not simply the acquisition of grammar and vocabulary.

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