By thinking creatively, these schools are improving learning outcomes and preparing students for life beyond the classroom
Online PR News – 04-November-2021 – Sydney, New South Wales – Strathcona Girls Grammar has been selected for The Educator’s 5-Star Innovative Schools 2021 list, recognising the thirty-five most forward-thinking schools across the country.
“Australia’s schools are on an exciting journey of transformation. Whether they’re taking an imaginative approach to pandemic-enforced restrictions or continuing along a long-term path of change, The Educator’s 5-Star Innovative Schools prove that innovation isn’t solely about improving immediate academic outcomes,” says The Educator team. “It’s also aimed at equipping their students with the ability to thrive in the modern world; setting them on a path of lifelong learning; nurturing tomorrow’s leaders; and developing caring, responsible citizens with the critical thinking skills needed to solve real-world problems.”
“Entries were open to all schools in Australia that could demonstrate innovation and creativity that is driving the education industry forward. From teaching approaches to learning spaces and curriculum design, the Innovative Schools report showcases the institutions that are shaping the educational landscape of the future. The Educator’s seventh annual Innovative Schools list reveals these schools making the most profound and exciting impact in K-12 education.”
Strathcona Girls Grammar (Canterbury, Vic) is an independent day school for girls that nurtures the pursuit of academic excellence, co-curricular involvement, and leadership.
Strathcona has developed its ‘TC Envision’ program to strategically grow the learning, independence and courage of students at a crucial time of development in their lives. Woven together with the Australian National Year 9 Curriculum, the program was tailored for Year 9 students at their Tay Creggan campus in Hawthorn.
TC Envision is underpinned by the themes of entrepreneurship as well as community building, sisterhood and networking. This program teaches important entrepreneurial and life-ready skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, design capability, intellect, collaboration, communication and resilience. This program is administered by experts in the emotional, social, physical and cognitive stages of girls’ development.
To view the full report and to find out more about Strathcona Girls Grammar, click https://http://www.theeducatoronline.com/k12/best-in-education/5star-innovative-schools-2021/278847.
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