Who We Are
Domain 1

Think and Learn

Principle 12

Motivation to learn, the process and their learning outcomes are all affected by the teachers’ expectations of the learners.

Principle 1

Contextualized learning should be framed in terms of core concepts, skills and transferable ideas.

Domain 3

Social-Emotional Learning

Principle 2

Learners find the purpose in their learning and can relate it to real life situations.

Principle 13

Interpersonal relationships and communication are critical to both the teaching and learning process as well as the social and emotional development of students.

Principle 3

Prior knowledge should be stimulated as it assists learners in constructing meaning as they learn.

Principle 14

Social and emotional well-being influence educational performance, learning and development of learners.

Principle 4

Clear, well-understood goals and timely feedback are vital to learners’ learning and academic growth.

Domain 4

Classroom Management

Principle 5

Learning should foster well-rounded and proactive learners with a sense of agency, who take ownership of their own learning.

Principle 15

To provide the optimal environment for learners to excel, essential agreements, coupled with effective classroom instruction and based on principles of behavior that represent a social curriculum are required.

Principle 6

Fostering creativity and innovation in learners, in addition to problem-solving skills are all key in the learning process.

Principle 16

Structure and support are the basis of successful classroom management and developing an effective learning climate.

Principle 7

Reasoning, analysis, synthesis and metacognition should be applied to deepen the learning process. 

Domain 5


Principle 8

Differentiated learning should be applied to address learners’ various learning styles.

Principle 17

Formative and summative assessments are both important and useful but require different approaches and interpretations

Principle 9

Learning and language are intertwined.

Principle 18

Guiding and developing learners’ learning process is done through varied formative and summative assessments.

Domain 2


Principle 19

Learners’ skills, knowledge and abilities are measured with assessment processes that are criterion-based, standardized and fairly applied.

Principle 10

When learners are fundamentally motivated, they enjoy the learning process and perform better.

Principle 20

Learners’ achievement is developed using assessment data to inform decisions and create remedial action plans.

Principle 11

Resilience in the face of challenging tasks and learning to process information more intricately to overcome the challenges students face should be a key goal.