Core Values,


& Education Goals

Core Values

WISDOM is at the center of the school’s value system. This is supported by the following core values and formation standards which all Sophians are expected to achieve and develop:

  1. Wholeheartedness. This refers to the complete and sincere commitment in making WISE decisions for oneself and for others in order to become fully responsible for the outcomes of one’s actions. This could be achieved through self-reflection and guidance from God.

The learners will become strongly obedient and loving followers of God.

The learners will become active readers and thinkers.

The learners will become good decision makers and problem solvers.

The learners will become self-reflective.

The learners will become individuals who will always choose to do what is good and just.

  1. Innovation. This refers to the development of 21st century learning skills which will allow the creation of sustainable and valuable ideas, projects, or policies that are world-class and globally competitive.

The learners will become determined, resilient, and goal-oriented.

The learners will become engaged in out-of-the-box thinking. They will be able to: 1) creatively pursue unique solutions to everyday problems; 2) actively seek out for problems in their classrooms, school, community, country, and the world; and 3) confidently look for appropriate responses to current and future challenges.

The learners will become advocates of technology and emerging techniques or trends.

The learners will become effective collaborators and communicators.

The learners will become risk takers who willingly seek for development and learning opportunities.

  1. Service. This refers to the service extended to various communities and organizations through volunteerism and sharing of time, talent, and resources.

The learners will become assets and productive members of the school, community, country, and the world.

The learners will become good stewards of God’s creations.

The learners will become an active contributor to different community service programs of the school.

The learners will become appreciative of the sense of community.

The learners will become willing to seek and accept responsibility.

  1. Diversity. This refers to the recognition, respect, and appreciation given to individual differences which lead to a better understanding of others and of oneself.

The learners will become tolerant and appreciative of individual differences in ideas and beliefs.

The learners will become passionate about learning and working together with people from diverse backgrounds.

The learners will become agents of peace and respect for diversity.

The learners will become good examiners of their own biases or behaviors.

The learners will become champions of fairness and equality by upholding the common good in all their dealings.

  1. Optimism. This refers to the regard to life in a positive perspective, the possession of a  growth mindset, and the usage of failures as stepping stones for success.

The learners will become proactive in seeing failures or mistakes as stepping stones to success.

The learners will become strong and determined when faced with challenges and difficulties.

The learners will become confident of their own skills, abilities, and potentials to grow.

The learners will become inspired by their own and of others’ success.

The learners will become positive in accepting feedback and criticism from others.

  1. Motivation. This refers to the ability to motivate oneself and others, to continuously pursue opportunities for learning and improvement, and to prepare oneself fully for the challenges now and in the future.

The learners will become responsible in setting up personal goals for improvement and development.

The learners will become self-motivated individuals who believe in their abilities to achieve their goals.

The learners will become prepared to acquire knowledge and skills to achieve their goals.

The learners will become motivated to succeed in learning.

The learners will become reflective in assessing their own development needs and become proactive in seeking new challenges and opportunities to develop


Escuela de Sophia of Caloocan, Inc. believes that every child is unique with his own abilities, talents, interests, and potentials which must be discovered through proper guidance that leads him to a better understanding of others and of himself and enables him to live in a better safer world where love, godliness, truthfulness, integrity, respect, and dignity reign.

EDSCI clings to the belief that learning is by doing. The teaching – learning process involves a deeper involvement of the child that makes him responsible for all his actions and decisions.

EDSCI uses “thinking” curriculum, in which every child is taught “HOW” to think rather than “WHAT” to think. It introduces learning through creative, manipulative, and realistic ways which the learner will surely enjoy and appreciate.

EDSCI believes and adheres to the principle of lifelong learning. Learning takes place from 0 – grave.

EDSCI adheres to the belief that a child must develop inner strength, in order to cope up with the challenges of this ever–changing world. It trains up child to use failures as stepping stones for success. It teaches to look beyond what he can see and have visions for himself.

EDSCI understands that a child must pass through certain stages of development and he must go through every stage in order to be fully developed. It does not impose learning, rather introduces it through creative, manipulative and realistic ways which the child will surely enjoy and appreciate.

EDSCI believes that it is essential for a learner to become a productive member of the community. He shall be a catalyst for development and change in his family, society, country, and world.

EDSCI commits to the belief that a learner must be a global citizen who responds continuously to the challenges of the times. He must be fully equipped with the 21st century learning skills to allow him to be prepared for today and tomorrow.

Education Goals

The EDSCI Basic Education Department shall fulfill the vision in producing excellent basic education graduates by its commitment to:

  1. EXCELLENCE in ACADEMICS. This will be pursued through  continuous  training of   teachers and using latest innovations in teaching
  2. EXCELLENCE in MORALITY. This  will  be pursued  through  strengthening faith in God by daily devotions and prayers; and
  3. EXCELLENCE in SERVICE and LEADERSHIP. This will  be  pursued  through  community services and networking or linking with NGO’s and   GO’s   for   community   projects  and   endeavors.