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.
The moment I heard the first question, I was stumped. There and then, I knew that I had blown my chances at The Interview. That afternoon, which ironically and ominously happened to be April Fool’s Day as well, I headed down to the Ministry of Education (MOE) lugging a mixedREAD MORE
DSA can be a stressful experience. Nothing in your child’s career at school will have prepared them to showcase their talent and aptitude this way. The DSA interview process demands that candidates answer confidently, yet humbly; the personal statement requires applicants to describe their achievements, demonstrate character and show self-awarenessREAD MORE
The task of having to build the right muscles is not reserved for professional athletes alone. Writers, too, must work hard at their craft and train their creativity. As most of us know, creativity is now an overused buzzword – yet its importance to students continues to increase. The paradoxicalREAD 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 stimulating programme that builds a rock-solid foundation in English and deliver results. With both eyes on the inexorable trend of computer automation, we empower our students to be thinkers and creators, not rote-learners and followers.
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.
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.