Career counseling often includes classes, individual follow-up sessions with the counselor, use of standardized assessment instruments designed to clarify career interests, values, personality, or self-identified skills. Students are guided in thinking about their interests, values, competencies, and personal characteristics. This service will empower students to discover previously unidentified interests and acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to make lifelong career decisions.
Your Career Counselor Will:
Help you figure out who you are and what you want out of your education, your career, and your life.
Be someone for you to talk to about your thoughts, ideas, feelings, and concerns about your career and educational choices, who will help you sort out, organize, and make sense of your thoughts and feelings.
Help you identify the factors influencing your career development, and help you assess your interests, abilities, and values.
Help you locate resources and sources of career information.
Help you to determine the next steps and develop a plan to achieve your goals.
Your Career Counselor Won't:
Tell you what to do, or tell you what you should major in or what career you should pursue.
Advise you in course selection or scheduling.
The counselor provides direct and indirect services and activities to students and parents for developing strategies that deal with education, personal and social challenges that may interfere with the educational process.
Community service program:
Engaging in community service provides students with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large. Community service program enables students to acquire life skills and knowledge, as well as provide a service to those who need it most. It helps students enhance their personal knowledge, grow from new experiences, and develop better interpersonal communication skills, which results in the automatic improvement in academic capability.
RIS Student Council is a body of elected student representatives, which has a voice in the school and influences the school's development. The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities like sports, resources, timetables, fund-raising, and other matters of importance to students, and then represents the matters to the school's leadership team. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body.
Radhwa International School's success depends on parent involvement. Parents have opportunities to participate in an area of interest or expertise. Volunteers are asked to become involved in various activities, trips, and hosting special events such as Sports and Career Day, just to name a few. These opportunities are available to help parents participate in their child's learning and have a voice in the school. Through parents' involvement, you will see how the success of our students enriches not only our lives but the overall school atmosphere and you will play a role in our 'Culture of Kindness'.
Whether we are lucky enough to teach your child for a few years or many more, the lessons they learn at RIS will remain with them for the rest of their lives.