Learning at Manthan Valley is not restricted to the students.
We are all part of a learning community, and these outcomes should be built into all of our work – teaching, staff development, planning and other activities.
Members of the manthan Valley community increasingly take initiative in developing the following skills, attitudes and values:
In developing a profound sense of self, we :
• act with integrity • persevere, with conviction and courage as sources of motivation • acquire wisdom to make ethical decisions • possess creativity, curiosity, focus, passion and a sense of vocation • remain open, teachable, humble, with an ability to follow when appropriate • pursue physical, emotional and spiritual well-being through these practices • celebrate achievement and remain resilient through failure • maintain a reflective lifestyle that includes time for thought, reading or prayer • manage complexity and practice self-discipline • gain an informed understanding of Christian beliefs and practicesas we learn to think independently about our own and others’ faiths.
In developing healthy interpersonal relationships, we :
• learn collaboratively, working with diverse people in effective teams • identify with the hopes, dreams and struggles of people around us • give and receive effective feedback • remain flexible and adaptable, able to absorb others’ ideas and able to live with ambiguity • bring out the best in others by leading with our own positive example.
In equipping ourselves to survive and thrive in the 21st century, we :
• create intellectual capital through lifelong exploratory learning in all areas of human endeavor • think critically, actively applying our knowledge and analyzing patterns to find solutions • Practice and master methods of scientific inquiry and research • communicate effectively to construct and support sophisticated arguments orally, in writing, and using creative forms of expression • Utilize technological resources responsibly and with ease.
In developing as citizens, we :
• maintain a sense of personal responsibility for our neighbors’ welfare • explore and appreciate regional and global cultures, languages, religions and histories • remain comfortable in multiple environments because of our cross-cultural competency • possess and act on a strong sense of social justice and empathy with those less and more privileged than ourselves • understand and seek to preserve our natural environment as good stewards of the earth for future generations.