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Mission and Core Beliefs

 

Mission

Nansha College Preparatory Academy is a learning community that empowers students to achieve academic and social excellence. NCPA is an English-language immersion school that prepares students for success in higher learning. We educate students to become effective negotiators, collaborative learners, resourceful planners and principled achievers.

Beliefs

At NCPA, we believe that: 

  1. Family is the primary influence on an individual's development and learning.
  2. Honesty, trust and respect are essential in successful relationships.
  3. Individuals are responsible for their choices and actions to themselves, to society and to the environment.
  4. A supportive, positive partnership involving members of the school, the families, and the community fosters the highest levels of achievement.
  5. All students can learn when the expectations and a nurturing, safe learning environment are provided.
  6. Meaningful learning is enhanced through active involvement in the learning process.
  7. Development of independence, collaboration, and critical thinking skills is fundamental to quality education.
  8. Development of an understanding, appreciation and respect for diversity is vital in a global community.
  9. Establishing goals and setting priorities are prerequisite to successful learning.
  10. Cooperation and collaboration are essential to an individual's success in a diverse society.
  11. Active involvement in community service is a critical component in developing responsible, caring students.
  12. Learning is a life-long activity.
  13. We believe success is defined by strong character based on self-discipline, responsibility, integrity and respect for differences.

Nansha College Preparatory Academy will educate individuals to be successful global contributors in the 21st century by developing skillful :

NEGOTIATORS WHO:
  Address complex issues and resolve conflicts.
  Adjust to new situations.
  Draw conclusions after thoughtful evaluation.

COLLABORATORS WHO:
  Show willingness to work with and learn from others.
  Consider diverse points of view, and demonstrate empathy.
  Ask questions to improve critical and creative thinking

PLANNERS WHO:
  Design achievable short-term and long-term goals.
  Prioritize tasks and manage time.
  Evaluate progress towards goals and adapt as needed.

ACHIEVERS WHO:
 Learn and seek improvement.
 Persist when encountering obstacles.
 Demonstrate growth and improvement in academic and social contexts.