RAISING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Applied Learning Program [ALP] in Greenridge Secondary School [GSS], having
been informed by theories that surround authentic learning, thinking and
reasoning as well as the concept of Work Integrated Learning [WIL], the
framework for ALP in GSS aims to endow dispositions of a cosmopolitan
citizen [global citizen] to take on the challenges that the 21st
century VUCA [Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous] world presents.
VISION AND REAL WORLD RELEVANCE
GSS Vision and Mission Advocated Through ALP
i. Dynamic Thinkers: The ALP curriculum will focus on varied thinking strategies that will hone students’ creative, critical and ethical thinking capacities as they explore texts from varied genres and cultures.
ii. Inspiring Leaders: The ALP enrichment program aims to groom students who will be inspiring servant leaders.
iii. Nurturing Talents
As part of the school’s endeavour to nurture effective communicators, grooming talented individuals in the various platforms of communication such as public speaking/ presenting, debates and writing, the ALP core curriculum is designed to enable teachers and students to discover talents and passions. We also strive to provide a rich enrichment program that will enable our students to pursue their passions and talents beyond their language and literature classrooms.
TIER 1 programmes are for ALL students and integrated as part of the English Language and English Literature Curriculum.
and TIER 2+ programmes a part of
enrichment modules that are aimed at developing talent and passion in students.