The name Academia reflects an awareness of how important it is to ensure a rigorous academic foundation in English, particularly in a world where communication skills, creativity and critical thinking are paramount. At the same time, learning a language need not be laborious, but can also be a labour of love. It’s all the more important for a language that pays lifelong dividends among the global elite.
We believe that today’s students require deep skills that go beyond the rote memorisation and regurgitation of facts that characterised education in the last century. In a world where automation and technological innovation will make last-century skills obsolete, higher-order qualities such as creative awareness, design thinking and personal branding also come into play. Academia represents the synthesis of perspectives gleaned from the institutions that set the global educational agenda.
There are plenty of wonderful local writing competitions, such as the upcoming Golden Point Award and the All-In! Snack Fiction Anthology, that young budding writers can participate in. If you've ever thought of submitting a piece for these competitions but don't know where to start, Academia can help you strengthenREAD MORE
Forget about the pretenders and imposters on the market. This is the DSA Dream Team. When preparing your child for the Direct Schools Admissions (DSA), you want people who have been through the system and know exactly what the panels are looking for. We are proud to offer you theREAD MORE
Mothers are our first teachers, the best teachers. They are warriors, fighting to protect their children. And the greatest teacher of all is life itself – I’ve learned so much since becoming a mother and can only hope to continue to grow in sagely wisdom. As a mother of twoREAD MORE
Information overload, fussy language and a general lack of quality: this is the prevailing paradigm of today’s disposable assessment book culture. As language lovers first and foremost, we are pushing in a new direction. Our digital library has been conceptualised as a punctiliously curated selection of our materials and resources. All developed in-house by our hardworking team of writers and educators, of course.
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Imagine a constantly evolving centre for English and writing with a focus on higher-order language skills and sophisticated writing. In a world where content is king (and every king needs content), language sophistication is a benchmark for staying on top.
A rigorous yet intellectually stimulating programme that builds a rock-solid foundation in English and deliver results. We want our lessons to be transformative, extending beyond the classroom into real skills that help our students flourish as 21st century global citizens, knowledge specialists and content wizards.
Intellectual, social and cultural capital that enables your child to transition seamlessly through advanced capitalist societies anywhere in the world. So they, too, can aspire to world-class organisations. With both eyes on the inexorable trend of computer automation, we empower our students to be thinkers and creators, not rote-learners and followers.
Be an opinion leader and trendsetter – create and sustain a meticulously crafted self-image, from public speaking to personal optics. All increasingly relevant in a multi-pronged, intrinsically complex world.
We use qualitative data analysis to understand and evaluate our students’ strengths and weaknesses through their work, as well as make predictions about educational trends. The result is a targeted and adaptive curriculum that responds to our students’ needs.