Our Inspirations

JIS studio wants to thank all of the audacious educators for inspiring us and offering feedback to help us throughout our journey in building this program. 

Innovation Academy - Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt: There are five key elements that allow us to build and maintain the IA culture - interdisciplinary courses, relationships, autonomy, relevance, and redefining rigor.

Mastery School of Hawken (located in Ohio, USA) - Critical thinking and creative problem-solving, collaboration, communication, citizenship—these are the skills and habits that will make a difference today and tomorrow.

Mastery Transcript Consortium - The idea for MTC sparked in 2014. The network officially launched on March 1, 2017, to champion a belief that there is a better way of preparing high school students for the world ahead of presenting them to colleges and employers. 

Verso International School (Bangkok, Thailand) - We prepare free-thinking, future-ready students who have the critical thinking skills necessary to adapt to a highly unpredictable and fast-changing world.

EL Schools (formerly Expeditionary Learning, USA) - When students and teachers are engaged in work that is challenging, adventurous and meaningful, learning and achievement flourish. Our mission is to create classrooms where teachers can fulfill their highest aspirations, and students achieve more than they think possible, becoming active contributors to building a better world. 

NuVu Studio (partner with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) - NuVu brings creative education to students around the world. Our mission is to empower the next generation of young designers, entrepreneurs, makers and inventors who will impact their communities and world through their work and ideas.

IDEATE (ID8) Beijing City International School - The IDEATE (ID8) program empowers students to take charge of their learning and thrive in an ever-changing world.

Inspire Citizens-is an independent educational organization working with committed partners to reimagine schools as thriving community centers. We work with our partners to envision education as a crucial pathway towards a more sustainable and equitable present and future.