Charterhouse Malaysia Excelling in British Schools Overseas Inspection

On 28 – 30 May 2024, Charterhouse Malaysia went through a voluntary inspection by The Department of Education (DfE) in the UK  for British Schools Overseas. These inspections assess schools against a common set of standards that British Schools Overseas can adopt.  

Charterhouse Malaysia’s inspection was conducted by Penta International, an approved inspection provider for the British Government. The lead inspector, Nicola Walsh, was assisted by team member Andy Smyllie, who reports to the DfE on the school’s adherence to the British Schools Overseas standards.

We are proud to announce that Charterhouse Malaysia has meet the standards for British Schools Overseas. This showcased our continued effort to provide the best British Education to our students.

Excerpts from the report states that Charterhouse Malaysia offers a high standard of education which prepares students exceptionally well for the next stage of our education. This is evident from the university offers & placements our students has received in the past two years. According to the report, our Future Ready curriculum ensures our students are well equipped with the knowledge and skills to excel in whatever they choose to do.

Other highlights from the reports is a listed below :

  • An inspiring curriculum that ensures students are Future Ready
  • Strong careers programme that ignites students’ aspiration
  • Teachers’ high expectations of students to take the initiative, act as entrepreneurs and as leaders in an ever-changing world.
  • A very high standard of students achievement
  • Dynamic and creative design of the school’s boarding facility
  • Students who are aspirational, articulate and enjoy the challenge of learning
  • Exemplary relationships across the school

Charterhouse Malaysia is proud with the outcome of this inspection. The school community strive to give the best education to our students, and ensure they become Future Ready citizens.

Click on the link below for the comprehensive report from Penta International that was provided to DfE.

Charterhouse Malaysia BSO Inspection

Discover how our Future Ready programme aligns with the British Schools Overseas standards. Click here for more information.

Empowering Collaboration & Positive Impact

In a world that is rapidly changing societally, technologically, and economically, equipping students with the skills to thrive is more crucial than ever. At Charterhouse Malaysia, we are dedicated to providing a “future-ready education for a new reality.” Our Independent Learning Project (ILP) embodies this mission, blending academic rigor with impactful community service. This innovative programme empowers students to harness their collaboration skills, develop teamwork, and engage in projects that address pressing community issues, preparing them to be Future Ready.

The Power of Collaboration

Collaboration is at the core of the Charterhouse Malaysia ILP. Our students work alongside charities, NGOs, and social enterprises, honing their ability to function in diverse teams and communicate across different sectors. This real-world engagement not only builds their networks but also enhances their capacity to make a broader impact. The collaboration skills developed through these experiences are invaluable for future careers and personal growth in a fast-evolving world.

Making a Tangible Difference in The Community

At Charterhouse Malaysia, we believe in the power of community service to make a tangible difference. Our students have participated in projects like community gardens in Sri Hartamas and partnerships with Amazing Grace Care Homes, seeing firsthand the benefits of their work. These hands-on experiences foster a sense of responsibility and fulfilment, demonstrating the power of service in creating positive change and making a meaningful societal impact.

Developing Teamwork Skills

Teamwork is a cornerstone of the ILP. Our students collaborate closely with peers and impact partners, learning to manage group dynamics, resolve conflicts, and leverage the strengths of each team member. These skills are crucial for any successful project and are highly valued in today’s dynamic environment, where teamwork and adaptability are key.

Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals

The ILP encourages our students to align their projects with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). This alignment ensures their efforts contribute to global objectives like promoting cultural heritage (SDG 11), enhancing education in underprivileged schools (SDG 4), and increasing access to nutritious food (SDG 2). By addressing these critical areas, students learn the importance of strategic thinking and global citizenship.

Innovating for a Brighter Future

A key component of the ILP is its emphasis on problem-solving through the Design Thinking framework. This process prioritizes understanding people’s needs, encourages creativity, and fosters innovation. By prototyping, testing, and refining solutions, our students develop robust problem-solving skills that prepare them to tackle future challenges effectively.

Aligning with Future Skills

The Charterhouse Malaysia ILP aligns seamlessly with the World Economic Forum’s future skills framework, which emphasizes critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. By engaging in social impact projects, our students develop these essential skills, making them well-prepared for the demands of the future workforce. The programme’s focus on real-world applications ensures that students gain practical experience in addressing complex problems, fostering adaptability and resilience.

Join Us at Charterhouse Malaysia!

The Charterhouse Malaysia ILP is more than just an academic programme; it’s a transformative experience. By empowering students to collaborate, serve their communities, and solve problems innovatively, the ILP prepares them to be responsible global citizens ready to make a positive impact on the world. This alignment with global goals and future skills underscores the programme’s relevance in today’s rapidly changing societal, technological, and economic landscape.

Our vision of “Future Ready – Education for a New Reality” is woven throughout the ILP, ensuring that students are equipped to navigate and thrive in an unpredictable world. We warmly invite prospective families to book a visit and discover how our unique programmes can benefit your children. We look forward to meeting you and showcasing the opportunities that await you at our school.

Written by Ms. Rachael Smith, Deputy Headteacher, Future Ready at Charterhouse Malaysia

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