Educating for Success in a Changing World
DIS guides students to achieve success based on high academic standards through a culture of integrity and diversity. Upon graduation, our students are ready for an ever changing world.
Dover International School believes that earning a diploma should be beyond earning GPA scores. Skills for the 21st century such as critical thinking, creative and flexible thinking, communication, collaboration and citizenship are now essential for success in a changing world. Society today is very dynamic and is driving the need for education to be constantly revitalizing itself. We have experienced an information explosion that has revolutionized the world. We currently live in a global, knowledge-based economy that emphasizes ideas and innovations. We also face complex political, scientific, health and environmental challenges that need to be addressed. These societal changes and challenges impact how we define student readiness for the future.
The following outlines the knowledge, skills, experiences and traits that DIS students must acquire to be successful in an economic, social and physical environment characterized by rapid change.