About Us


  Pillars of Learning

- Learning to know
- Learning to do
- Learning to be
- Learning to live together

On June 2, 2008, St. Edmunds Public School was designated as a national UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) school.  With the designation comes a real responsibility to live and learn within the 4 study themes of UNESCO.

ASPnet and UN Priorities

Understand local, national and international dimensions of problems in an increasingly complex and globalized world.

Familiarize students with the United Nations system.

Develop awareness of the importance of international cooperation when searching for possible solutions.

Education for Sustainable Development

Society:  to increase understanding of social institutions and their role in change and development, to promote social justice, gender equality, human rights, democratic and participatory systems, and health care (including HIV/AIDS)

Environment:  to increase awareness of the resources and fragility of the physical environment, the effects of human activity on the environment, climate change, environmental protection (including water education), and biodiversity

Economy:  to create sensitivity to the potential and the limits of economic growth, its impact on society and the environment, responsible and sustainable consumption, and rural development

Peace and Human Rights

Eliminating all manifestations of racism, xenophobia, exclusion, discrimination and intolerance

Strengthening education for democracy, civic responsibility, critical thinking, tolerance and non-violence conflict resolution

Raising awareness of human rights in theory and practice, sensitizing students to their own rights and responsibilities, including the rights of others

Intercultural Learning

Deepen the knowledge, understanding of and respect for other cultures;

Enable young people to learn more about their own culture, to deepen their cultural roots and to reaffirm their identify;

Raise awareness of the need for international cooperation to tackle today's global problems

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