WHAT IS A VISION STATEMENT? inspires, energises, deﬁnes a destination evokes emotion – is passionate describes the best outcome we can achieve – establishes a standard of excellence transcends the status quo says something about us, our organisation, our operating environment, our dream statement of purpose uses unequivocal language what we return to whenever we get confused about our goals / objectives is summarised with a powerful phrase helps build a picture, the same picture, in peoples mindsA vision statement does not confuse vision with goals and objectives.
SAMPLESDept of Education, SingaporeTeach Less, Learn More: less dependence on rote learning, repetitive tests and a ‘one size ﬁts all’ type ofinstruction, and more on experiential discovery, engaged learning, differentiated teaching, the learning oflife-long skills, and the building of character through innovative and effective teaching approaches andstrategies.FuturelabInspire, challenge and engage all young people in rich and rewarding learning experiences that will equipthem with the essential skills and attitudes for life, learning and work in the 21st Century.Media SnackersWe inspire people to learn, work and live differently with social media.Partnership for 21st Century SkillsTo serve as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness at the center of US K12 education by buildingcollaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders.DML CentralFuel the exploration of the boundaries and possibilities of digital media and the networked world of thetwenty-ﬁrst century to enable breakthrough collaborations and evoke illuminating conversations that leadto innovations in learning and public participation.Sample SchoolICT is an integral part of learning at Sample School. It supports the development of competencies andattributes that are vital in the 21st century, and is engaging and relevant for 21st century learners.
VISIONARY STATEMENTSConceive new possibilities for living, learning, and working together well through the useof digital technologies. Find the best ways to change teaching and learning to support new ways of living,learning, and working in the digital age.Think in creative and innovative ways about how we can remake and redesign ourhabits and practices, for the digital world.We will transform our attitudes towards digital age learning and related pedagogy.