Learning as a priority

By Murray Bourne, 25 Jun 2006

A quote from the weekly newsletter of my daughter's school (year 7 is equivalent to grade 7 - around 13 years of age):

Year 7 have spent a considerable time looking at their approach to learning and assessing their natural preferences. All are in the process of writing their learning profile and this will be distributed to staff. A copy of these profiles will be sent to parents early next term so you can discuss this with your child. We emphasise that learning to learn and developing successful strategies for learning is essential to success in any area of study or field of work.

It's very refreshing − and exciting − to see that learning is a priority at the school.

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