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Educational Philosophy

Educational Philosophy

The CARE Graduate Attributes of IUH, a distinctive identity and image of IUH students and graduates; an alignment with the core values, stakeholders’ needs, educational philosophy, program educational objectives and program learning outcomes as well as to serve marketing purposes are as follows:

Compassionate Leader

  • Compassion and ethics in leadership
  • Effective teamwork and cooperation
  • Management and communication skills in leading teams
  • Confidence and respect to others

Avid Lifelong Learner

  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn and relearn
  • Open mindedness and receptive to new ideas, concepts, knowledge, etc.

Rational Thinker

  • Critical thinking in the analysis of facts and alternatives before making judgement
  • Analyze and solve problems rationally and systematically

Enterprising Innovator

  • Entrepreneurship mindset and resourcefulness
  • Creativity and innovation in generating ideas and solving real-life issues
  • Identify opportunities and take managed risks

IUH’s educational philosophy aims to nurture its students and graduates with CARE attributes and to prepare them for life and future world of work. It educates students and graduates in applying and advancing knowledge through hands-on experience, active and experiential learning and applied research to meet the needs of stakeholders and the society. The IUH community lives in transforming minds and enriching lives and businesses of students, graduates and stakeholders by serving the community and contributing to the betterment of the society.

Articulation of Educational Philosophy

  • CARE attributes – To nurture students and graduates as compassionate leaders, avid lifelong learners, rational thinkers, and enterprising innovators.
  • Applying and advancing knowledge – curricula are designed to assure their relevancy and currency considering industrial development and trends and stakeholders’ needs using outcome-based education to meet national, regional and international quality assurance standards.
  • Preparing for life and future of work – immerse students and graduates in the real-life environment and world of work through internships, projects, applied research, experiments, active learning, and community service. Equipping students and graduates with lifelong skills such as critical thinking, creativity, innovation, communication and management skills, compassion and entrepreneurship mindsets.
  • Transforming minds, enriching lives and business - through community services, and contributing to businesses and the economy through applied research and technology transfer for a sustainable economy and higher standard of living.