Our learners’ futures

In South Australia the release of the Australian Curriculum has provided the opportunity to think deeply about not only what we want our students to learn, but also how we want them to learn so that they become powerful, expert learners.

This section identifies why we must create this strategic shift and the issues and complexity of bringing together engaging, high challenge pedagogy and the curriculum. The Introduction animation sets the scene for working with the resource.

Our learners’ context

A video series in which Professor Martin Westwell introduces the research and world context that is driving the need for change.

Essentials for success

In this video series, Professor Guy Claxton provides compelling evidence that when we develop resourceful and resilient learners, not only do test scores go up but students are better prepared for the complexities and rigour of the 21st century.

Results and the PLUS

How we can achieve a pedagogic shift across SA.

Skills and competencies

In this video series, Professor Martin Westwell outlines what transversal skills are and why they are pivotal in developing powerful learners who also use ‘slow thinking’ to manage complex situations.

Resources Our learners futures