ASSET Mentorship Programme

Online courses crafted to guide academically talented students through the crucial years of academic development and help them make an informed choice regarding their higher education.
Courses for UAE students open from 1st December 2019.

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Three hand crafted courses for specific audiences

Critical Thinking Skills for the Information Age

Students will develop critical thinking skills and learn recognition of biases. They will learn reflection on one's own thought processes.

CLASSES 6 - 9 Not ELIGIBLE
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College Guidance for University Success

This course is aimed at helping students search and apply for undergraduate study in any English-speaking university and guiding them for college-readiness.

CLASSES 9 - 11 Not ELIGIBLE
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Mastering Writing for University Success

This course is aimed at helping students search and apply for undergraduate study in any English-speaking university and guiding them for college-readiness.

CLASS 11 - 12 Not ELIGIBLE
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After taking this course a student will be able to:

  • Use critical thinking and argumentation in university contexts to improve academic results
  • Understand the importance and function of critical thinking in academic culture
  • Use a variety of thinking tools to improve critical thinking
  • Identify types of argument, and bias within arguments, in order to better evaluate the strength of arguments
  • Use evidence to support claims in arguments
  • Apply critical thinking and argumentation to real world problems and issues
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course 1

Critical Thinking Skills for the Information Age

Students will develop critical thinking skills and learn recognition of biases. They will learn reflection on one's own thought processes.

Modes of Delivery: On EDmodo Platform

Classes 6 - 9 28 - 32 weeks AED 1400 Not ELIGIBLE
Awesome Support

Academic experts at the Gifted Education and Counseling Team, EI. Including the Academic Director, Pedagogical Experts and Educational Specialists

Concepts Covered

Science, Politics, Ethics, Philosophy, Movies and Drama- all covered in the context of real-life situations

After taking this course a student will be able to:

  • Identify areas of personal interest as well as areas of strengths and weaknesses
  • Learn how to research colleges and streams as well as select the right one for themselves
  • Learn about different types of writing and in particular practice essay writing for college admissions
  • Get feedback on their college application essays
  • Learn how to select and apply for appropriate internships (plan their holidays to be more productive)
  • Get assistance on preparing for university post admission- how to make most of their time in college
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course 2

College Guidance for University Success

This course is aimed at helping students search and apply for undergraduate study in any English-speaking university and guiding them for college-readiness.

Modes of Delivery: On EDmodo Platform and In-Person

Classes 9 - 11 1-4 Years Not ELIGIBLE
Awesome Support

Academic experts at the Gifted Education and Counseling Team, EI, including the Academic Director, Pedagogical Experts and Educational Specialists; Established experts in their respective fields.

Concepts Covered

Identifying subjects of interest, strengths and weaknesses; Choosing the right stream and college; Essay-writing skills for college applications

After taking this course a student will be able to:

  • Identify and select the right college for themselves
  • Learn about different types of writing and in particular practice essay writing for college admissions
  • Get feedback on their college application essays

course 3

Mastering Writing for University Success

This course is aimed at helping students search and apply for undergraduate study in any English-speaking university and guiding them for college-readiness.

Modes of Delivery: On EDmodo Platform

Classes 11 - 12 3 Months Not ELIGIBLE
Awesome Support

Academic experts at the Gifted Education and Counseling Team, EI. Including the Academic Director, Pedagogical Experts and Educational Specialists

Concepts Covered

Essay-writing for college applications