Academics

Leadership in Learning

Since 2004, Hillfield Strathallan College has strategically engaged in our Transformation HSC project involving both educational shifts and facilities enhancements. Student-centred learning is at the heart of who we are, what we do and how we do things. Based on extensive research and through on-going professional development, we continue to examine teaching and learning practices that affect choice, applications, problem solving and metacognition as key components of student-centred learning.


Going "Markless": Jumping Out of a Plane with a Parachute by Ryan Baker - May 2014

Ryan Baker, Senior School Instructional Leader for history and humanities, has made dramatic shifts in his engagement with students by implementing processes and structures that affect self-direction, assessment practices, program scheduling and conferencing with students. His “markless” evaluation system is valued by students and he receives regular, positive feedback from graduates who feel very prepared for their post-secondary studies.

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