Contemporary Learning

Contemporary learning is powerful teaching and learning. It supports and enables the students to engage in a contemporary world.

Learning Opportunities are

  • Relevant
  • Rich in assessment
  • Personalised
  • Explicit and scaffolded
  • Equitable

Learning Environments are

  • Connected to local and global networks
  • Collaborative
  • Secure and safe
  • Flexible
  • Supportive of innovation
  • Inquiry focused

Core knowledge, skills and understanding are developed through

  • Reflecting and planning
  • Thinking and working creatively
  • Communicating and collaborating
  • Exploring, experimenting and creating new knowledge

Contemporary Literacies involve students through

  • Culturally relevant practices
  • Valued literacy practices
  • Creating and interacting with print
  • Engaging in a multimedia world
  • Communicating in a range of social contexts

Developing deep understandings about themselves, others and the world

  • Exploring different perspectives
  • Considering religious, social, cultural, historical, political and ethical influences
  • Experiencing and analyzing issues

Building Relationships through

  • Connecting and learning with others in and out of the classroom

Contributing to Community through

  • Taking responsibility for themselves
  • Taking action for the good of the community
  • Serving others and having a sense of ‘Social Justice’
  • Developing working relationships with other schools and organisations
  • Active actions as citizens of Australia