"Be the best you can be ..."
Learning at Awakeri School will also operate in accordance with the National Education and Learning Priorities:
· Learners at the centre
· Barrier free access
· Quality teaching and leadership
· Future of learning and work
· World class inclusive public education
The world is changing quickly, we must change with it. The curriculum encourages students to look to the future by exploring such significant future-focused issues as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise, and globalisation.
At Awakeri School this means:
· Students learning to work independently, cooperatively and collaboratively to problem-solve and find creative solutions.
· Community contextual learning and students taking action to influence their world now and in the future.
· Understanding of global issues.
· Students using a variety of digital tools to support their learning.
· Creating entrepreneurial opportunities
The eLearning vision is to engage and empower all learners, whilst preparing them to be digitally literate, innovative and confident users of digital communication and creative tools, and active members of the global community. At the same time, we seek to balance this against the importance of experiencing the fullness of life beyond the screen.
Home Learning (Homework):
This varies according to age, class level and classroom teacher requirements. The learning of tables, basic spelling lists and daily reading is the basis of home learning.
Home learning is normally revision of what has already been undertaken at school, to either re-enforce it or to practise skills. If any problems are encountered, the child should not be pushed too hard.