School SEK – Ecuador
The SEK International Institution was founded in 1892. This educational organization ranges from Early learners, Primary and Secondary Education courses in International Schools, higher education levels in its universities.
It aspires to provide advanced education, privileging the tutoring system and the international approach, with special emphasis on the comprehensive training of its students.
The SEK International Institution considers it essential to direct the efforts of education in order to ensure that children and young people can live happily in the world and in the time that corresponds to them, considering social, political, cultural, and technological aspects, among others.
The SEK International Institution’s mission is the “Education of the Human Being”. Through comprehensive and global action, multiculturalism and the diversity of the plurinational, multiethnic and hetero-speaking community, that forms it and to which it provides service, through a dynamic of collaborative and participatory work that allows offering maximum levels of quality and demand in all its teaching. As well as research, cultural and social extension actions that reflect the universal perspective of knowledge.
The SEK International School Educational Project defines the scope of the following concepts:
- The definition of the character that will be written on the learner in search of their own identity.
- The design of the pedagogical process or curriculum plan, which is the sequence of learning tasks that allow an adequate knowledge of the world and oneself.
- The educational means and functional characteristics of each Center, which must constitute the cultural atmosphere that strengthens the integration of meanings, whether these are domains of learning or achievements of desirable behaviors.
The methodology of the SEK Centers, which encourages individual and group work, is diverse, open, flexible and participatory, and is based on the tutorial model and the application of the multimedia system.
This personalized teaching system provides incomparable student support; human support, material support, in which everything from buildings to textbooks, laboratories, sports centers, libraries, workshops, dining halls, culture classrooms and student residences are harmonized.