A 21st-century education is one that responds to the fast-paced economic, technological and attitudinal shifts happening in society. This framework readies students to succeed in a world where more than half the jobs of the future don't even exist yet.
Visit our culinary studio while cooking is underway and you will find groups of children enthusiastically trying their hands at various techniques, experimenting with different combinations of ingredients and learning to use appliances and kitchen utensils with confidence.
Out of the box thinking is what Innovation is all about. And turning that innovation into product of repute is Entrepreneurship. For example, a student can have a brilliant idea of building a helmet that can record thoughts, but selling this idea into a practical product will require a different talent altogether.
In this series of articles, we aim to discuss GIIS pedagogy, 9GEM and to share with you with some examples on how GIIS has ingrained each GEM into the students life across all campuses, worldwide.The 6th GEM is Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
In our previous blog post, “The Entrepreneur Imperative, Part I” we covered why entrepreneurship is so important. But is it something you have to be born with, or is it something you can learn? We resoundingly come down on the “learn” side of the argument. Which begs the question: How do we do it? Here’s a closer look.
At GIIS we believe that entrepreneurs are essential to the future. And because we are dedicated to training the next generation of global thinkers, it follows that cultivating the spirit of innovation -- along with the skills which support entrepreneurship -- among our students is a mission-critical endeavor.