Principals and Registrars from ten leading UK boarding schools are landing in Ghana for a ‘Future of Learning’ Seminar from 2pm – 4pm on Tuesday 4th October.
The practical and engaging afternoon takes place at The Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City, Accra and is designed for School Heads and proprietors.
It will explore topics such as best practices in teaching and learning, creating a greenhouse not a hothouse, integrating entrepreneurship in the curriculum, comparing IB, A level and BTEC programmes, preparing students for top universities, how parents choose your school and more.
Schools in the UK as well as Ghana are all on the same educational journey as we seize the opportunity to refresh and modernise the curriculum post covid.
“Instead of doubling down on a narrow core of traditional, knowledge-heavy subjects with passive learning, forward looking schools should allow more space to develop attributes in their students. These skills for life include critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaborative problem-solving (which experts dub the “4Cs”), says Christine Cunniffe, Principal of LVS Ascot in the UK who will be speaking at the Future of Learning seminar in Accra this week.
“Future employers are looking for creative candidates who can synthesise various sources of information, extrapolate from what we know and apply this creatively to novel situations. We will be addressing the implications of this for the current curriculum in the seminar,” she adds.
Schools presenting at the seminar will be Anastasia Cotton, ACS Cobham; Rachel Scannell Bromsgrove School; Henrietta Lightwood Cardiff Sixth Form College; Dave Watkin Culford School; Joss Williams Earlscliffe College; Sarah Bowman Harrogate Ladies College; Diana Cree Lancing College; Christine Cunniffe LVS Ascot; Vanessa Bowles Mount Kelly; Trisha Stevenson Westonbirt School.
Certificates of participation will be presented at the end of the event.
The events are organised by Mark Brooks Education in association with the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT).
For more information go to https://www.markbrookseducation.com/future