The UCL Academy

Adelaide Road, London

NW3 3AQ

020 7449 3080

 

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Education for global citizenship

A major feature of the UCL Academy is its central commitment to the concept of ‘education for global citizenship’. The school provides an education that actively prepares students to respond to the intellectual, social and personal challenges that they will encounter throughout their future lives and careers.

The school uses its curriculum and the school ethos to shape students’ understanding of their social responsibilities, the nature of moral and social leadership and what it means to be a ‘global citizen’. In particular, students learn to be:

  • Critical and creative thinkers
  • Ambitious, but also idealistic and committed to ethical behaviour
  • Sensitive to cultural difference

UCL Academy staff are encouraged to teach all courses with an emphasis on social context, and to establish strong links with schools in different parts of the world through internet links and exchange arrangements.

UCL Academy students are encouraged to undertake work in the local Camden community, and to become involved in decision-making within their Academy.