The College nurtures all students within our community by providing learning experiences which are personalised and cater for their diverse learning needs.
INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING
- Students are able to collaborate and engage in critical and creative thinking within flexible learning and breakout spaces.
- Students use a variety of devices to explore, create, collaborate and reflect on their learning.
- Students use Google docs, wikis, blogs and videos to further develop and apply their knowledge and understanding in their various subjects.
- Literacy teaching and learning strategies are embedded into the curriculum across all subject areas integrating a variety of classroom ideas and strategies based on sound pedagogical practices.
- Withdrawal programs and workshops are provided to further develop and improve students’ literacy skills.
- Intervention programs and team teaching are regularly reviewed and implemented to improve students’ literacy skills and provide them with learning experiences that ensure they have real opportunities to learn, connect and contribute in the 21st century.
- Students are extended and accelerated in Mathematics to personalise learning and challenge their skills in numeracy.
- Withdrawal programs and workshops are provided to further develop and improve students’ numeracy skills.
- Intervention programs and team teaching are regularly reviewed and implemented to improve students’ numeracy skills and provide them with differentiated learning experiences.
- Students are involved in reading programs to develop their knowledge and understanding of content.
- Students are supported and guided in their learning and have the opportunity to access special provisions when required.
- Students are invited to attend ‘Assessment Focus Groups’ to assist in the areas of planning, scaffolding, writing and presenting.
‘ASPIRE TO BE…’ TARGET SETTING PROGRAM
- Students reflect on their learning and set themselves SMART goals in order to work towards and achieve their learning potential.
- Students use ‘Feedback/Feedforward’ from assessment tasks to clarify their knowledge, understanding and skills as well as update their targets and actions to achieve them.
- By setting goals and targets students can:
- improve their academic performance
- increase their motivation to achieve
- increase pride and satisfaction in performance
- improve their self-confidence
Mrs Rebecca Nolan
Leader of Diverse Learning