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EXPECTED STUDENT OUTCOMES

These expected outcomes are intended to imply age/grade appropriateness commensurate with the students’ abilities at exit grade levels.

As we strive to attain our vision, we believe it imperative that ACSI member schools develop programmes, strategies and methodologies within the context of Biblical principles, producing students with a Christian worldview and lifestyle who:

1…are well prepared in all academic disciplines and are skilled in reading, writing, speaking, listening and thinking (Academic)

2…are proficient in Mathematics and Science. (Academic)

3…have a knowledge and understanding of people, events and movements in history (including church history), and the cultures of other peoples and places. (Academic)

4…appreciate literature and the arts and understand how they express and shape their beliefs and Values. (Academic)

5…have a critical appreciation of languages and cultures of other peoples, dispelling prejudices, promoting inter-ethnic harmony, encouraging biblical hospitality for the ‘stranger (‘alien’). (Worldview)

6…personally respond to carry out the Great Commission locally and around the world in a culturally sensitive manner. (Spiritual Formation)

7…know how to utilize resources including technology to find, analyse and evaluate information (Skill)

8…are committed to lifelong learning. (Worldview)

9…have the skills to question, to solve problems and to make wise decisions. (Skill)

10…understand the worth of all humanity as created in the image of God. (Worldview)

11…can articulate and defend their Christian world view while having a basic understanding of opposing worldviews. (Worldview)

12…understand and commit to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. (Spiritual Formation)

13… know, understand and apply God’s Word in daily life. (Spiritual Formation)

14…will possess apologetic skills enabling them to defend their faith. (Worldview)

15…are empowered by the Holy Spirit and pursue a life of faith, goodness, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly (and sisterly) kindness and love. (Spiritual Formation)

16…treat their bodies as temples of the Holy Spirit. (Spiritual Formation)

17…are actively involved in a church community, serving God and others

18… understand, value, and engage in appropriate social (community) and civic activities. (Skill)

19…embrace and practice justice, mercy and peacemaking in family and society. (Worldview)

20…value intellectual enquiry and are engaged in the mutual and open exchange of ideas. (Academic)

21…respect and relate appropriately with integrity to people with whom they work, play and live. (Spiritual Formation)

22…have an appreciation for the natural environment and practice responsible stewardship of God’s creation. (Academic)

23…are prepared to practice the principles (physical, moral, spiritual, social and psychological) of healthy family living. (Skill)

24… are good stewards of their finances, time (including discretionary time) and all other resources. (Skill)

25… understand that work has dignity as an expression of the nature of God. (Worldview)