Seven educators with a BIG dream: a school where children learn by DOING and THINKING.
Transitioning from Remote Learning to Blended Learning
In 2020, Covid-19 forced us to do remote learning. We closed our doors to keep teachers and students safe. We worked at home and learned from home, a shared experience that tested our wit, grit, and empathy. Only a year, we thought, but two it became. In the surreal world of Zoom, long hours we huddled to remember old joys, weave new dreams and prepare for a shared NEW NORMAL.
Fast, fast forward. Our continued growth from 2014 to 2020 (despite the pandemic!) is but strong evidence that Keys delivers a solid educational program where learning is active, collaborative, and relevant.
Another milestone, another banner year! Thirteen students signed up for our IB Diploma Programme. Lucky these pioneer-students, who at Grade 11, will learn that all their subject-content target DEPTH and CONTEXT in understanding knowledge as a whole. This pre-university preps of two years will be an advantage come college.
Seven kiddies joined our Reggio-inspired preschool program in January. Six months later, we welcomed more 2s, 3s, and 4s. Preschool was the last bookend in our Pre K- 12 program. Two milestones in one year. Wow!
In 2014, we welcomed undergrads and grad students in our primary classrooms to enrich their practicum. We also offered off-campus teacher-training modules to showcase best practices in education for the 21st century.
In 2013, we offered a K-12 program to meet the needs of our growing community. More students needed more teachers, bigger classrooms, digital subscriptions, improved facilities, tech upgrades, and many more. We rolled up our sleeves and took the challenge. We aligned our teaching practices to our how-children-learn-best philosophy. And we remained faithful to our vision to be a pillar of progressive education in the Philippines.
In 2006, Keys Grade School welcomed a mix of 16 students for Prep and Gr 1. Two sections per grade level were added as our community grew. The next milestone came seven years later – a higher purpose with a bigger challenge under a new name: KEYS SCHOOL MANILA
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