The Harvard Connection
WHAT DOES THE HARVARD RESEARCH SAY…
1) Recognizes the role of English as an essential language in today’s global society.
‘Across the world, many of today’s parents aspire for their children to achieve English proficiency in order to participate fully in today’s global society—one where English is the essential language of commerce and innovation.’
2) The Rise Program is innovative and forward-thinking, breaking away from traditional ways of teaching, needed for a 21st century world
‘Recognized as a departure from traditional English teaching, the RISE program exemplifies the kind of instructional innovation needed to cultivate English language skills for today’s global society.’
3) The Rise program incorporates all the key principles needed to effectively develop English communication skills. The key principles are central to the Rise Approach.
‘For young children to develop English communication skills for social and academic purposes, four key principles must be part of any instructional curriculum and model— each of which are central to the RISE approach.’
4) Rise provides a 21st century learning environment, engaging children through its approach and content.
‘The Rise environment fosters learning inside and outside the classroom.’
“The Harvard White Paper is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and contribution that Rise has made to ensure that children have access to high-quality programs, focused not just on English language capabilities but also 21st century skills. ”
Barry O’Callaghan, CEO, Rise Global