We had Cath Daley a ‘Learn2Learn’ consultant in our school today giving a team of seven teachers, including myself, some training on improving the level of independent learning that goes on within the school.
It was an interesting day and gave us a lot to think about. It is difficult not to get excited about it. Do we want:
- our children to learn independently?
- our children to be able to attempt and solve their own problems?
- our children to leave the school as life long learners?
The hard part is going to be to put these ideas in to practice and share our enthusiasm with the rest of the staff. The next step is for us to meet again having given this some thought and set our objectives for the future of getting our students to become better learners.