The Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organizations. It “promotes and enhances knowledge, understanding and practice of dance internationally by educating and training teachers and students and by providing examinations to reward achievement, so preserving and extending the rich, artistic and educational value of dance for future generations”.
- Source from RAD official website, http://www.rad.org.uk/

The RAD syllabus provides a good foundation in Ballet and emphasizes both technique training and artistic achievements through a comprehensive and progressive learning structure (Pre-School, Pre-Primary, Primary, Grades 1 – 8, Vocational Grades). Its internationally recognized portfolio of examinations and assessments is designed to motivate and encourage students of all ages and levels of ability in their learning, through a systematic measurement of progress and attainment. 

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