Global Online Academy
Global Online Academy (GOA) offers an innovative selection of online courses that serve to enhance and expand the on-campus curricula of over 130 outstanding independent schools.
Among the many benefits of enrolling in a GOA course, GFS students have the chance to study a course of interest with a a faculty member who has deep knowledge of the content, the chance to collaborate with independent school students from around the world, and the chance to utilize innovative learning strategies presented in the course work.
GOA offers a range of options, which vary in length from single semester to year-long courses. Subjects include art, media, and design; GOA learning studios; mathematics and technology; science and health; and social sciences.
GOA courses count as major courses in the Upper School Curriculum and are represented on a student’s transcript and college materials. Colleges recognize and value the GOA program.
As a founding member of Global Online Academy since 2011, GFS is able to offer courses that would not otherwise be available to our students and make our signature courses more widely available.
- Who can take GOA courses?
- Who are the teachers?
- What kinds of courses are offered?
- Do students get credit for GOA courses?
- Is there on-campus support?
- What are the benefits of participating?
- Is there a fee or are courses covered by annual tuition and fees?
- Where can I find more information about the GOA course offerings?