The Whole School Development model looks to incrementally address a myriad of issues over a period of time. These issues include:
- strategic planning, leadership, management and governance,
- educator development, including knowledge and implementation of curriculum,
- school safety, security and discipline,
- learner support systems in mathematics, science, counselling etc.,
- extra and co-curricular activities, and
- social welfare of learners
For AAS, success lies in creating a long-term sustainable and governable school through the holistic implementation of Whole School Development. To the Foundation, the characteristics which a healthy school possess are:
- Well-developed, accountable and supportive leadership with an established and clear vision and for the future of the school
- Dedicated and committed educators.
- Clean and well-maintained surroundings and facilities with all necessary resources.
- Good relationships and coordinated interventions with different stakeholders.
- Demonstrates improved learner performance and has an excellent pass rate (80% – 100%).
- Safe, healthy and happy environment which promotes human dignity.
- Dedicated, committed and accountable school community which promotes the long-term sustainability of the school.