Globally there is a compelling need to develop transferrable learning: how –to-learn capabilities in young people that enable them to thrive and contribute to the ever changing, new and challenging world. To survive in the 21st Century workforce students must have a strong skill base in literacy and numeracy and the ability to communicate and work alongside others as critical thinkers and creators. The Wallarano Challenge is to make a powerful difference to learning by focusing on teachers as learning architects- designing learning that actively develops the capabilities - motivation, curiosity, engagement and determination – in students. Teachers ensure the curriculum is well balanced in its delivery, emphasising the importance of ‘soft skills’ that research is showing differentiates the outstanding students i.e. work ethic, persistence; resilience; social competencies and working in teams effectively
Wallarano Staff believe they have a responsibility to deliver flexible learning in a technologically rich environment where they and their students do not just learn about technology, they use it to achieve purposeful learning and teaching and improve student learning outcomes. We deliver flexible learning in a technology rich environment by:
All members of the community - students, parents and staff – are nurtured to believe that they are on a worthwhile journey which will lead to a better tomorrow for them and the children, and that they are capable of doing what is required and have the confidence, skills and motivation to do more.
All children at Wallarano Primary School are offered a comprehensive curriculum.
Two hours of Literacy instruction every day
A daily one-hour Numeracy session
Library/Information and Communication Technology
Language - Italian
Studies of Inquiry– Science, Health, History and Geography.
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