3 schools train the next generation of female leaders

Inclusion, diversity and individuality are three things schools can champion to cultivate a safe space where children and teens can thrive. Why is this important? Mainly because a strong sense of openness brings out the best in girls and boys of all ages, which can ultimately lead to academic and personal success.

A tailor-made academic path allows students to learn from an early age that success can take many forms. By taking charge of their progression, they grow into courageous and compassionate leaders who are ready for the future and what awaits them beyond the four walls of a classroom.

This level of empowerment is especially crucial for young girls. By joining a vibrant school, they gain broad exposure to the life skills, education, and sisterhood needed to break glass ceilings. Fortunately, many schools around the world focus strictly on transforming ambitious girls into strong women by equipping them with the skills to lead. Read on to find out why these three stand out:

St. Andrew’s Schools

Zoom into scenic Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital, and you’ll find the only school in the state to offer a coordinated K-6 curriculum, a one-of-a-kind educational experience designed to help boys and girls achieve the most at any age. Honoring their founder, Queen Emma Kaleleonālani Naʻea Rooke, and with values ​​deeply rooted in their Hawaiian and Episcopal heritage, St. Andrew’s Schools are an enduring testament to her towering vision to provide an extraordinary education for her people.

Source: St. Andrew’s Schools of Hawaii

Now with one mission and three schools – The Priory, K-12 all girls; Preparation, K-6 all boys; and Queen Emma Preschool, coeducational ages two to five – the school nurtures each child’s growth in a stimulating yet supportive environment that celebrates friendship, connection and scholarship.

Small class sizes allow teachers to focus on each child’s academic, social, and emotional learning by providing highly personalized attention to each. In this way, St. Andrew`s cultivates the unique talents of its students, so that they become the best version of themselves and lead meaningful lives. 100% of high school graduates participate in The Priory in the City program, which provides authentic work experiences through an internship as a multi-level extension of the classroom. Students also have access to Global Leadership Center (GLC) which engages students in the world around them by actively investigating global issues that affect humanity. The GLC program aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By fulfilling specific criteria in addition to their regular graduation requirements, students can earn a Global Leadership Award upon graduation.

All high school students have a college counselor/career coach who works with them in course selection throughout high school to better position themselves when applying to colleges that interest them. The ESL programme at St. Andrew’s Schools provides developmentally appropriate instruction for language acquisition from K-12. To learn more about St. Andrew’s, Click hereand if you would like to apply for admission, please Click here.

Melbourne Girls’ High School

Melbourne Girls’ High School (MGGS) is a medium-sized school with carefully planned structures to ensure that each girl is known and appreciated as her own person. Within the school, students are cared for as unique young adults with developmentally appropriate programs for ELC, Junior, Middle and Senior Year girls.

Schools for girls

Source: Melbourne Girls’ High School

Committed to female empowerment and inspirational passion, this Australia-based girls’ day school and boarding school nurtures young female leaders with a global perspective and a socially conscious approach to their future.

How do they do that? By providing the best resources to their students. MGGS features world class facilities across two purpose-built and thoughtfully designed campuses. The latest technology, learning spaces and specialist interests at both campuses allow every girl at Melbourne Girls Grammar to fully explore a diverse and contemporary curriculum that offers exceptional opportunities for personal growth and development.

The Merton Hall campus includes a chapel, gymnasium, library, dining hall, specialist arts, theater and science centres, assembly hall, multi-purpose sports fields and a rowing facility located at nearby on the banks of the Yarra River. The Guesthouse (which accommodates around 80 students) and the enrollment office are also located on the Merton Hall campus.

Branksome Hall Asia

It may be the only IB continuum school for girls in Asia, but Branksome Hall Asia feeds little boys and girls in her co-ed Primary school. The first stage is the Early Years Curriculum, which kicks off the educational journey with a structured, play-based approach. It lays the foundation for problem-oriented, technology-driven learning in later years.

Schools for girls

Source: Branksome Hall Asia

The school serves students from kindergarten through 12th grade. It is the school’s mission to develop students into global learners and leaders, prepared for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in a rapidly changing, interdependent world.

To achieve these goals, the school offers a rigorous academic program, hires a diverse and highly qualified professional staff, and maintains world-class facilities and state-of-the-art learning environments. The challenging lessons delivered in this learning environment will stay in the minds of students as they head into the real world, fully prepared for their future.

A testament to their prowess, Branksome students have consistently achieved enviable results, placing them at the forefront of international schools in all of Northeast Asia. During this time, many graduates have been admitted to top universities around the world, including the University of Cambridge, Cornell University, Brown University, and the London School of Economics, to name a few.

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