Character Education

We are proud to be a Character School, committed to instilling values, ethics, and life skills that will guide our students toward success in both their academic and personal lives.

Character education is an integral part of our curriculum because we understand that academic excellence alone is not enough to prepare our students for the challenges they’ll face in the real world. By fostering strong character traits, we are equipping our students with the tools they need to become compassionate, responsible, and ethical individuals.

The benefits of becoming a Character School

Empathy and Respect

Character education teaches our students to value diversity, appreciate different perspectives, and treat others with kindness and respect.

Leadership & Responsibility

We empower our students to take ownership of their actions and make responsible choices. Through leadership opportunities and character-building activities, they learn the importance of accountability and the impact they can have on their community.

Problem-Solving & Conflict Resolution

Character education equips our students with the ability to navigate conflicts and solve problems effectively. They learn to communicate, collaborate, and find peaceful solutions, which are essential life skills.

Academic Success

Research has shown that character education can lead to improved academic performance. When students feel safe, respected, and valued, they are more likely to engage in learning and excel in their studies.

Preparation for the Future

In a rapidly changing world, possessing strong character traits is a valuable asset. Our students graduate not only with knowledge but also with the resilience and adaptability needed to thrive in various life situations.

ISO Commitment to Character Education

At ISO character education is woven into the fabric of our daily activities and lessons. We have dedicated educators and staff who are passionate about nurturing the character of our students. We believe that a strong character is the foundation upon which all other achievements are built.

Character Education program is guided by the 11 Principles from Character

11 Principles are shortly defined as A blueprint for helping build schools and communities of positive character.

The 11 Principles provide specific, measurable standards for campuses to begin – and sustain – a comprehensive character education program

Principle 1
Promotes core values
Principle 2
Defines ‘’ character’’ to include thinking, feeling and doing
Principle 3
Uses a comprehensive approach
Principle 4
Create a caring community
Principle 5
Provides students with opportunities for moral action
Principle 6
Offers a meaningful and challenging academic curriculum
Principle 7
Foster students self-motivation
Principle 8
Unites staff through collaborative learning
Principle 9
Foster shared leadership
Principle 10
Engagement families and community members as partners
Principle 11
Assesses the culture and climate of the school