GOA | Global Online Academy
GOA's mission is to reimagine learning to empower students and educators to thrive in a globally networked society.
We are delighted to announce that TASIS Dorado has been accepted into the highly competitive Global Online Academy consortium composed of 135 member schools from 30 countries worldwide committed to preparing their communities for the future. TASIS Dorado is the first Caribbean and only TASIS school to be accepted into this prestigious organization, whose founding schools are consistently ranked in the top 5% of private schools in the United States, with an average SAT score of 1400.
The GOA courses offer our students the chance to learn in a highly collaborative, international learning community, building the skills they will need for college, career, and life. These interactive experiences will allow TASIS Dorado students the opportunity to join a global conversation and explore innovative topics and skills in ways they would not have access to otherwise.
For insight into how admission officers at prestigious colleges view students who enroll in GOA coursework, please read this article from Stanford University's Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Rick Shaw.
TASIS Dorado's senior and junior class members will be able to apply to take a GOA course during the school year in one of the following academic concentrations:
- Business & Entrepreneurship
- Innovative Sciences
- Pre-Med & Wellness
- Art, Engineering & Design
Some of the innovative coursework available: Business Problem Solving • Intro to Branding & Marketing • Intro to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency • Computer Science: Game Design • Intro to Artificial Intelligence • Bioethics • Global Health • Problem-Solving with Engineering & Design • Graphic Design • Filmmaking • Arts Entrepreneurship • International Relations • Intro to Legal Thinking • Multivariable Calculus • Linear Algebra • Organic Chemistry • Neuropsychology
Your child’s school is a proud member of Global Online Academy (GOA), a non-profit organization made up of an international consortium of schools that provides high-quality online learning experiences for students and educators. We are delighted that you are exploring GOA learning experiences and your student is considering taking a passion-based course through GOA.
Global Online Academy is a not-for-profit consortium of 130+ independent schools worldwide. Started by a group of independent schools looking to bring the benefits of online learning to their teachers and students, Global Online Academy prepares students for a global future by providing new, modern ways for students to learn and teachers to teach. The schools that are members of Global Online Academy are well known for the strengths of their curricula and the excellence of their teaching.
Student and Family Handbook
Welcome to GOA’s student and family handbook. The Global Online Academy Student and Family Handbook is intended to serve as a guide to help families and learners learn about GOA and to outline policies, procedures, and expectations for members of the GOA community. Please take the time to read and familiarize yourself with the Handbook. Please understand that no set of rules or policies can cover every situation that might arise, and there may be situations that require different responses.