Major Partners: Global Kids, Embassy of China, British Council
Students at start: 800
Students at capacity: 1,400
KEY DESIGN PRINCIPLES:
CHEC students will investigate the world, recognize and respect different perspectives, communicate ideas in more than one language, and be proactive in taking action as global citizens.
In alignment with the mission of CHEC, the mission of the World Languages and Cultures program at CHEC is to prepare students to be active participants in an ever-shrinking and increasingly interdependent globe. We prepare our students for this global interdependence by developing their literacy in global matters, multi-culturalism and cultural diversity, as well as helping them achieve a formidable level of proficiency in a world language other than English. We also aim to help Heritage speakers maintain and develop their native language skills.
World Cultures Education is intended to integrate culture, global studies and the standard curriculum. It is a perspective that informs and modernizes all subject areas, developing citizens of the world in relation to culture, language and learning to live together. World Cultures Education emphasizes the process and context, as well as the content.
Investigate the world and community beyond their immediate environment.
Recognize, respect, and weigh persectives, both their own and others.
Communicate ideas in two or more languages effectively with diverse audiences.