At Tenby Schools, we believe that school education goes further than just academic results. It’s about developing the life skills and habits – whether academic, social or emotional – that will enable students to adapt to an ever-changing global environment as 21st century citizens. To understand our educational philosophy from the inside out, read some of our published articles and opinion pieces below.
Getting The Most Out Of Distance Learning
We are living in extraordinary times, and it certainly calls for extraordinary measures. With technology helping us, many people are working from home while maintaining their productivity levels. Meanwhile, learning institutions around the world are implementing virtual classrooms to ensure that students remain on track and their study progress is not interrupted.
The Right Environment For Success
Choosing the right school for your child is a major decision which can be quite daunting. There are many factors to consider including the teachers, the facilities, the programmes, and more. However, the most important factor is the one that underpins everything else – the school’s learning culture and environment. If a school is serious about supporting student progress and achievement, ensuring a school culture and environment that is conducive to excellence is a top priority.
The Breakthrough Moment In Learning
It’s natural for parents and teachers to want to protect children from pain and suffering. However, if adults rush to save children from problems that they could actually solve on their own, children are actually being denied the opportunity to learn resilience and independence – two key traits that build strong self-confidence. The unspoken message being imparted to them is, “You can’t handle this, so I’ll do it for you.”
What Makes A School Amazing?
As parents, you naturally want to make sure you choose the right school for your children. After all, it’s a big decision that will have a major effect on their growth and development in the years and decades to come. But in doing so, what are the things that you should consider?