WELCOME TO TEACHING AND LEARNING AT SCOTCH
This Teaching and Learning website is designed for the current parents of students at Scotch College. We aim to provide you with information that will keep you up to date with the academic programmes at the College. We have also included some of the frequently asked questions as well as the contacts you need in relation to all academic areas.
I invite you to explore these pages and find useful information regarding your son’s current academic programme.
Each page contains the contact information for the best person in the College to contact should you wish to find out further information.
If at any stage you have further questions, I encourage you to contact the College.
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE LEARNER PROFILE
The IB learner profile describes a broad range of human capacities that go beyond academic success. They imply a commitment to help all students of Scotch College to learn to respect themselves, others and the world around them.
The profile aims to develop boys who are: Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced and Reflective.
APPROACHES TO LEARNING
Through the Approaches To Learning in IB programmes, students develop skills that have relevance across the curriculum that help them “learn how to learn”. ATL skills can be learned and taught, improved with practice and developed incrementally. They provide a solid foundation for learning independently and with others. ATL skills help students prepare for and demonstrate learning through meaningful assessment. They provide a common language that students and teachers can use to reflect on, and articulate, the process of learning. The Approaches to Learning skills are listed below: