What is an Intelligent School?

The Coalition of Intelligent Schools strives to make learning relevant to effectively preparing young people for today’s workplaces and those of the future. Today’s goals determine the actions of tomorrow. That’s why the goals of Intelligent Schools are future-oriented and focus on the holistic development of students (physical, mental, emotional and psychological) so that they are equipped with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to achieve personal success and be happy in this fast changing world. Intelligent Schools recognise the need to work effectively with others. One of the key objectives of Intelligent Schools is to work together to promote students’ participation in the learning process so that they are challenged and engaged in their learning. We aim to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in their future working lives. Intelligent Schools are developing an authentic curriculum that they believe in, that goes far beyond the minimum expectations of our education system. This curriculum. along with its associated approaches to learning, is highly relevant to the needs of the 21st century. 

What is the Coalition of Intelligent Schools?

The Coalition of Intelligent Schools is a forum for like-minded people to explore ideas, strategies and practical approaches to ensure that our young people in schools today are better prepared for success and happiness in the fast-changing world. The purpose of the coalition is to challenge our current system and to develop a workable, effective and highly relevant educational provision.

There are several elements to the operation of the Coalition of Intelligent schools:

  • The website will provide a link to interesting and challenging educational articles.
  • The coalition will organise three meetings per year. The format will include invited guests to lead and stimulate discussion, along with the sharing of ideas, strategies and approaches.
  • A termly electronic newsletter outlining new developments in education.

How do people join the Coalition of Intelligent Schools?

Anyone with an interest in the principles behind the Coalition of Intelligent Schools can join. We want the coalition to be pro-active and supportive and so members do need to share a desire to bring our education system in line with the needs of the 21st century. Membership is free and there is no tie-in. Associate Members of Aspirations will automatically join the Coalition of Intelligent Schools. If you would like to join the Coalition of Intelligent Schools then register your interest with an email to: coalitionofintelligentschools@gmail.com

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