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About Us

Our Vision

We envision a transformative educational landscape where learning knows no boundaries, connecting learners globally in a rich ecosystem of knowledge, innovation, and cultural exchange. Our vision champions a future where education is deeply personalized, powered by artificial intelligence that understands and adapts to individual needs and emotions, facilitating lifelong learning that is seamlessly integrated into every aspect of life.

Our Mission

We are committed to equipping educators and students with the skills necessary for innovation, ethical stewardship, and emotional intelligence in an AI-driven world. Our mission is to prepare individuals not just to navigate but to shape a rapidly evolving digital landscape, ensuring they are future-ready, resilient, and poised to make ethical, impactful contributions to society.

Our Story

Founded by Joshua Durey, a seasoned educator with more than 20 years of experience across a variety of international contexts, SynthEdic is the culmination of a lifelong passion for transformative education and a visionary approach to learning. Joshua's journey, marked by a commitment to innovating within diverse educational environments, has established SynthEdic as a pioneer in redefining how we prepare learners for an ever-evolving future. 

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SynthEdic's Core Competencies for Future-Ready Learners

The SHIELD Competencies  form the bedrock of SynthEdic's approach to teaching, learning, and problem-solving. By interweaving Sustainability and Ethical Stewardship, Human-Machine Symbiosis, Innovation and Creative Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Lifelong Learning Agility, and Data Fluency and Critical AI Literacy into every facet of our educational model, we ensure that learners are not only equipped with cutting-edge knowledge but also with the wisdom and integrity to use it wisely.


Our commitment to these competencies empowers students to confront the complexities of the modern world with innovative solutions, ethical considerations, and an adaptable mindset. At SynthEdic, we're not just preparing students for the future; we're shaping the innovators and leaders who will redefine it.

A Comprehensive Approach to 21st Century Learning

The SHIELD Competencies

Sustainability & Ethical Stewardship

This competency cultivates an understanding and appreciation for the delicate balance between human activity and the planet's ecosystems, teaching learners to make decisions that promote environmental sustainability and social justice. It's crucial for fostering responsible and ethical problem-solving in a world facing global environmental and societal challenges.

Human-Machine Symbiosis

Emphasizes the complementary relationship between human intuition and machine intelligence, advocating for the use of technology to augment human capabilities. This competency is key to navigating the digital age, ensuring that advancements in technology enhance, rather than replace, human creativity and problem-solving skills.

Innovation & Creative Collaboration

Focuses on nurturing creativity and the ability to innovate through teamwork across various disciplines. It's vital for solving complex problems in today's interconnected world, enabling learners to combine diverse perspectives and expertise to develop groundbreaking solutions.

Emotional Intelligence 

This competency aims to develop self-awareness, empathy, and effective communication skills, which are essential for personal well-being and successful interpersonal relationships. Emotional intelligence is fundamental for teamwork and leadership, ensuring learners can navigate and contribute positively to social and professional environments.

Lifelong Learning Agility

Encourages an ongoing, self-directed approach to education and personal development, with an emphasis on adaptability and resilience. This competency prepares learners for an ever-changing future, equipping them with the mindset and skills to continuously evolve and seize new opportunities.

Data Fluency and Critical AI Literacy

Develops the ability to critically engage with data and artificial intelligence, understanding its applications, limitations, and ethical implications. In an increasingly data-driven world, this competency is crucial for informed decision-making and leveraging AI technologies responsibly and effectively.

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