The Educator’s 5-Star Innovative Schools 2021 list recognizes the thirty-five most forward-thinking schools across the country
Online PR News – 18-November-2021 – Sydney, New South Wales – Knox Grammar School has been included in 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.”
Knox Grammar School (Wahroonga, NSW) empowers its students to lead in learning, take informed risks, and maximise the potential of new technologies. This vibrant learning community enables students to experiment with AR and VR to deepen their inquiry learning experiences. K-12 students use these immersive technologies to curate and showcase their skills and competencies in virtual environments, particularly during remote learning.
Students have also collaborated with teachers and parents in the design and delivery of the Knox Certificate of Global Competency. This certificate, which can be achieved by accumulating micro-credentials, recognises gives students a choice of qualifications they want to pursue.
Knox aims to connect with schools, educators, and communities globally through XR platforms for K-6 and the Global OPEN Schools Network 7-10. Knox also supports more schools in Australia and abroad to embrace micro-credentialing
To view the full report and to find out more about Knox Grammar School, click https://http://www.theeducatoronline.com/k12/best-in-education/5star-innovative-schools-2021/278847.
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