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  • 21st Century Skills

    21st Century Skills

    In support of the UAE National Agenda, Mirdif American School seeks to nurture confident, knowledgeable and innovative students by instilling in them, the 21st Century skills necessary for success in school and life. The school offers a broad-based Educational Program tailored to cultivate the leaders of our future.

    The term ‘21st Century Skills’ refers to a comprehensive set of knowledge skills, work habits and character traits that educators collectively assert to be critically integral to an achieved and successful life, meeting the challenges of the world today. ‘The National Association of Independent Schools’ have identified the following as the 7 essential skills of the 21st Century:

    • Analytical and Creative Thinking and Problem-solving
    • Complex Communication —Oral and Written§ Leadership and Teamwork
    • Digital and Quantitative Literacy
    • Global Perspective
    • Adaptability, Initiative, and Risk-Taking
    • Integrity and Ethical Decision-Making

    Our Student Learner Profile is reflective of these identified and globally acclaimed essential skills. We aim to foster the aforementioned skills in our students through strong character and effective habits…

    • Curious
    • Reflective
    • Collaborative
    • Innovative
    • Caring
    • Respectful
    • Responsible
    • Communicators
    • Tolerant
    • Global Thinkers