THE 5 Cs

SSISM based it’s curriculum and core values on the 5Cs of success, the five anchors that are necessary to succeed in the 21st century. Together with the 5 Cs are the School-Wide Learner Outcomes (SLO) representing the qualities of SSISM students should posses when they graduate.

  • Meet international standards in the core subjects.
  • Solve problems and complete tasks using multidisciplinary skills and higher order thinking skills.
  • Integrated and apply knowledge and experiences gained from different subject areas a in real life situations.
  • Express ideas clearly and effectively in oral and written communication.
  • Apply information technology literacy skills.
  • Engage in projects and activities using basic knowledge of entrepreneurship (Grades 3-12), business management (Grade 7-12), capital market and investment (Grades 10-12).
  • Apply financial literacy skills.
  • Use functional skills in at least one foreign language, aside from English and the first language.
  • Demonstrate understanding of responsibility for environmental, local and global issues.
  • Use variety of lifelong learning strategies, self-management skills and practical skills for life.
  • Demonstrate passion for learning through reading, research, use of technology to broaden one’s knowledge and validate one’s ideas.
  • Demonstrate responsibility, orderliness (5S), self-control and discipline.
  • Build positive relationships by being polite, kind , and compassionate.
  • Show humility and gratitude in words and actions.
  • Manifest integrity and truthfulness.
  • Demonstrate national and global citizenship.
  • Set specific, realistic and challenging goals with a growth mindset, focus, and a “can-do” attitude..
  • Accomplish tasks and goals with grit through discipline, determination, perseverance, resilience and a sense of urgency.
  • Show grit by overcoming problems and working out blocks to achieve short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset by exerting effort to strive for excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Produce quality output through growth mindset and continuous improvement.
  • Apply varied problem-solving processes to real life situations to have better ways of doing things.
  • Employ innovative strategies and explore new challenges.
  • Challenge ways of doing things to make them more effective.
  • Demonstrate respect for and acceptance of difference in cultures, ideas, opinions, beliefs and ways of doing things.
  • Show cooperation and teamwork.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in a small and big tasks inside and outside the classroom.
  • Handle and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Active participate in community outreach or community services. (e.g. Save a PoUCh Program, Southville for Others, etc.)
  • Promote international understanding and global peace.
  • Demonstrate respect for oneself and others.