The world is changing and the educational institutions too find themselves at the brink of exciting movements that reflect the changes taking place around us. In a world of partnerships, joint ventures, outsourcing and complex supply chains, leaders need to be able to deliver results by working inter-dependently. In short, one of the key attributes of the successful modern leader is his or her ability to lead collaboratively.
Shared and collaborative leadership have long been recognized as important features of high performing teams. In the Holacracy leadership model, the group leader: Pushes forward the purpose of the group by enabling each student (designated Pledge officer on Duty-POD) to chart a personal course.
Holacracy looks to do away with managing from the top-down and gives individuals and teams more control over processes. Instead of hiring a person to fill a pre-defined role (such as that outlined in a job description), POD opt to take on one or more roles at any given time and have flexibility to move between teams and roles if they have skills or insights that would prove beneficial to the group and student community.
POD(s) from grades 12,11 & 8 join twelves Student Councils. Each POD is selected through a rigorous process consisting of:
We at Modern believe in the complete holistic growth of all our students. In order to encourage the participation of our children in all the important aspects of their scholastic life, the unique Activities for Curriculum Enrichment or the ACE Programme has been functional at Modern over the past years.
The UAE National Innovation Strategy aims to promote innovation in the education sector through enhanced curricula, and creative teaching methods and techniques, that equip students with knowledge and skills that are necessary for them.