Values and Learning Outcomes

 

YK Pao School’s core values and character strengths are based on the school’s mission. An important part of our educational programme, we believe these values should be passed down to each student.

 

Accordion Core Values (3Vs)

 Compassion

Offering help to others, being kind to others, having a kind heart, showing goodwill, being generous with our time and energy for others.

 Integrity

Taking full responsibility for our actions, doing what is right even when nobody is looking, being honest and fair.

 Balance

Being aware of the different opinions of others or different ways of doing things. Our emotions are not overpowering and we can think and act in a clear and mindful way.

Accordion Character Strengths (5Rs)

 Respect

Appreciating, considering and valuing others. Thinking highly of other people and treating them in a positive way.

 Reflection

Thinking deeply about events, information, experiences and people. Thinking clearly about our thoughts, feelings and actions.

 Responsibility

Showing a commitment to a project, hobbies, work or people, and trying our best to complete agreed tasks. Being accountable and able to answer for our actions.

 Resilience

Getting up after falling down. Trying again and again to improve ourselves even when it is difficult. Sticking at something and giving our best effort to improve and be successful the next time.

 Self-Regulation

Managing ourselves to the best of our ability. Being on-time, organised, smartly dressed, and ready for the challenges ahead.

Accordion Our Expected Learning Outcomes (8Cs)

 

OUTCOME
DEFINITION
    A Pao student can ...

 

 

APPROACHES TO LEARNING

CONFIDENT Demonstrate optimism, assertiveness and personal identity; take risks and attempt new things; positive attitude towards life.
COMMITMENT Demonstrate a zest for life through a strong pursuit of areas of interest, with the passion to gain mastery & new experience; find inner meaning and purpose.
CURIOSITY Enquire about and then explore new areas of knowledge and interests; be adventurous and enthusiastic, and show flexibility of mind.

 

 

APPLICATIONS OF LEARNING

CONTENT Grasp a wide range of core & contemporary knowledge with the ability to integrate new material into a solid framework of understanding.

CREATIVITY

Innovatively apply knowledge and skills to form new ideas, expressions and material; discuss and debate with open-mindedness, and free from limiting constraints.
CRITICALITY Think critically and independently; interpret knowledge, events and opportunities; with courage, challenge the accepted view.

 

ARTICULATION OF LEARNING

COMMUNICATION Listen effectively; articulate with poise and fluency in both English and Mandarin; use emotional intelligence in interactions with others.

COLLABORATION

Achieve collective goals and is a good team member; use social intelligence; recognize the worth of others; have a positive impact on groups, accepting others’ points of view; form positive relationships.