Learning Network New Zealand

RESULTS PLUS: Raising Achievement and Building Character - Can we do both at once? - QUEENSTOWN

10 March 2016
9.00am - 2.45pm
Hilton Resort & Spa, 79 Peninsula Rd, Kawerau Village, Queenstown

This course is fully subscribed but please contact us to be placed on a wait list.
Member Price $235.00 +GST    Non-members $295.00 +GST   
Multiple booking discount: $250.00 for 3 or more orders placed by the same school at the same time
Suitable For: Early Childhood to Upper Secondary


Raising Achievement and Building Character - "Can We Do Both at Once?"

Grades get you through some important gateways. But how well you flourish, once you are there, depends more on character than attainment.

And, of course, the system is designed so that a large number of young people can't get through those doorways. 

For them, even more than the Grade-Game Winners, character counts enormously. Yet many people have assumed that these two goals of education - raising achievement and building character - are somehow at odds. Too much focus on one will undermine the other. 

The latest thinking, however, shows that it doesn't have to be like that. There is a kind of teaching, and a particular school ethos, that reliably hits both targets at the same time. 

         Building Learning Power (BLP), 
         Growth Mindset, 
         Visible Thinking,
         Habits of Mind 

All examples of this new way of thinking - and each of these is developing and deepening all the time. Come and hear the latest from the Godfather of BLP, Professor Guy Claxton.

* Proudly brought to "the top of the south" in partnership with Lancewood Education *

NB- This course is also running in NELSON on Friday 11th March.
Click here for course details and to book for Nelson event.

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