ATS 3 (GQ)


Think. Communicate. Play.


ATS 3 develops Global Citizenship Skills, also known as Global Intelligence or Civic Literacy, Global Awareness and Cross Cultural Skills

  1. First, know your own values
  2. Thereafter, you can be open to others from all walks of life
  3. This openness takes the form of drawing upon your own talents and talents of others, Sometimes leading and sometimes following, in order to get things done
  4. When you are comfortable doing that, you are a global citizen

Skills Acquired

Openness + Problem Solving Talent + Leadership/ Followership


Values: Honesty

  1. Propositions and Reciprocities

Values: Reasonableness

  1. Considering long-term group benefit when trying to maximise individual gain
  2. Exploring fairness and resolving imbalances in resource distribution
  3. Building Altruism, Fairness, and Reciprocity

Values: Resilience and Adaptability

  1. Understanding members of a group in order to adapt to others’ behaviour
  2. Identifying and utilising creative and social strategies
  3. Manipulating Environmental Factors to Advance Individual Objectives
  4. Dealing with Changing Conditions in Real Time

Values: Openness

  1. Exploring Social Justice
  2. Exploring communication effectiveness within different cultures
  3. Exploring governance and systems of government

Problem Solving Talent

  1. Anticipating the intentions to leverage on external  factors
  2. Anticipating group behavior to successfully leverage resources
  3. Planning ahead to anticipate others’ actions by adapting to their perspectives
  4. Awareness of intentions of others
  5. Strategizing based on awareness of self and others
  6. Toolbox of Logical Forms
  7. Managing uncertainty in a collaborative manner
  8. Sequential Planning in Time and Resource Management
  9. Opportunity Costs, Direct Costs, and Indirect Costs
  10. Exploring the importance of diplomacy and deterrence
  11. Managing resources of multiple people to achieve one’s own goals

Leadership and Followership

  1. Awareness of others and leading or following accordingly in a group dynamic
  2. Exploring social sense
  3. Team building skills
  4. Balancing short-term and long-term goals
  5. Understanding support systems of trade and working effectively in climates of change
  6. Exploring working organisations
  7. Practicing individual leadership and followership
  8. Cooperation to Take Leverage on Strengths of Others and Mitigate Weaknesses of Individuals
  9. Understanding parliamentary processes
  10. Dealing with systematic unpredictability in teams
  11. Understanding diplomacy and its role in managing diverse talents


Every lesson is structured the same way: I-ACE

Introduction: First, the concept is explained
Activity:Activity is chosen with the concept just under the surface
Consolidation: The students must be able to identify the concept
Extention:  Students must extend concept: “Where else in your life can you find it?”

Lesson Progression

Scaffolded and Spiral: VITAL



Students will be able to develop in the following areas:

  1. Openness
  2. Honesty
  3. Reasonableness (Win-win situation)
  4. Resilience/Adaptability
  5. Thinking ahead (anticipative)
  6. Reaching out to others
  7. Persistence
  8. Taking suggestions
  9. Team comes first


Student training

  • Every session: 1½ hour

Teacher training

  • 40 hours (1 hour every week OR 10-hour workshop every quarter)