Why Borderless Learning at Alma Mater?
Every parent wants his child to succeed and we all know that the advice given to us as youngsters simply don't cut it anymore. In addition, we are concerned about everything from climate change to artificial intelligence destroying future jobs. We are constantly reminded that change is the norm and that we need to adapt. “All failure is failure to adapt, all success is successful adaptation”- Max McKeown. Nowadays most educationists believe the answer lies in teaching the well-known 21st century skills to flourish in the future. We believe every school should make this their focus while constantly adapting to changes in their environments and actively removing borders between learning environments.
Which environments specifically should we be adapting to?
School is supposed to prepare students for university. University should be preparing students for real jobs. These are linear steps to follow and they take years to complete. By the time you get to the end of university the job you thought you would be doing does not exist anymore.
The three environments are very different. We have designed it in three steps to align with the child/student's mental and emotional development. Also, theory is applied very differently in all three. Being exposed to all three at the same time will achieve the following:
Why the need for Borderless Learning?
“But, what we're seeing and hearing from education agencies and international students is that an overwhelming proportion of students don't want any part of a combined academic – ESL pathway programme. Instead, they want to be assimilated, integrated, and to follow the same academic progression as domestic students”.