GIU International Christian Academy (GICA) runs the British Curriculum (IGCSE) students in this field will develop the Cambridge Learner attributes. Every student takes the Bible as one of the main subjects in their curriculum, regardless of the system chosen.
Bible: We teach the Bible as a subject, and the students are trained to become godly men and women of God. GICA has the Bible curriculum for 3 years:
- Basic Discipleship: Biblical training including areas such as assurance of salvation and Growing in Christ.
- Character Education
- Basic Life Training
British System (Cambridge Upper Secondary)
Cambridge programmes and qualifications have a proven reputation for being an excellent preparation for university, employment and life. Every year, many thousands of Cambridge learners achieve the grades they need to progress to their chosen university. Leading universities and employers worldwide value and recognize Cambridge qualifications as evidence of academic ability. They open doors for Cambridge learners.
Developing the Cambridge learner attributes
- Confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others. Cambridge learners are confident, secure in their knowledge, unwilling to take things for granted and ready to take intellectual risks. They are keen to explore and evaluate ideas and arguments in a structured, critical and analytical way. They are able to communicate and defend views and opinions as well as respect those of others.
- Responsible for themselves – responsive to and respectful of others. Cambridge learners take ownership of their learning, set targets and insist on intellectual integrity. They are collaborative and supportive. They understand that their actions have impacts on others and on the environment. They appreciate the importance of culture, context and community.
- Reflective as learners – developing their ability to learn. Cambridge learners understand themselves as learners. They are concerned with the processes as well as the products of their learning and develop the awareness and strategies to be lifelong learners.
- Innovative and equipped for new and future challenges – Cambridge learners welcome new challenges and meet them resourcefully, creatively and imaginatively. They are capable of applying their knowledge and understanding to solve new and unfamiliar problems. They can adapt flexibly to new situations requiring new ways of thinking.
- Engaged intellectually and socially, ready to make a difference – Cambridge learners are alive with curiosity, embody a spirit of enquiry and want to dig more deeply. They are keen to learn new skills and are receptive to new ideas. They work well independently but also with others. They are equipped to participate constructively in society and the economy – locally, nationally and globally.