Overseas Learning Experience (OLE)
The Overseas Learning Experience (OLE) plays a pivotal role in fostering SST students to become global citizens who see the world as an interconnected set of systems; who seek to interact with and learn from people from diverse cultural backgrounds; who possess the attributes that will allow them to take advantage of the myriad of opportunities abroad; who develops respect and empathy for those whom they share the planet with and who are willing to take action to contribute to a just and sustainable world.
At the end of four years, students will be able to develop themselves in the following areas:
- To develop students’ understanding that we are part of a global system where communities are interdependent (ASEAN and beyond).
- To expose students’ to a range of local and global issues.
- To develop students’ understanding of factors that shape cultures.
To develop students’ personal effectiveness (self-awareness, self-management and responsible decision making).
To develop students’ Interpersonal Effectiveness (empathy and cross-cultural understanding).
To empower students to take stewardship of local and global issues.
To act upon ideas for the improvement of the community.
To work with others for the betterment of the community.